Introduction to Packet Tracer
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* Learn the basic operations of Cisco Packet Tracer: file commands, visualization and configuration of networking devices.
* Simulate the interactions of data travelling through the network.
* Learn to visualise the network in logical and physical modes.
* Reinforce your understanding with extensive hands-on networking and IoT activities.
* Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests.
* Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.
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Where you can complete this course:
On a library computer*
On your own device using library Wi-Fi
Over the internet at home
*This course contains a lab element – Cisco Packet Tracer - which will not run over the library firewall. The course will run on your own device using library Wi-Fi, or over the internet at home.
Introduction to Packet Tracer (English - 1.10)
03 May 2020 - 29 Apr 2021
Ciji Varughese, Alexandra Marin
A course designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge to understand the basics of this network simulation tool.