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Lab Exercises for Network+ Lab Simulator

  The labs are intended to provide some hands-on practice to beginners. It is encouraged that you write your own labs and practice after going through the labs provided here. Please note that we add and/modify the labs from time to time.

Lab Exercises Index:

A. Work Station (WS) Configuration Labs

a. Wired (Ethernet) Work Station Configuration

1. Configuring IP address, subnet mask, default gateway statically on a Windows client 

2. Configuring DNS server IP addresses statically on a Windows client (WS1)

3. Configuring a Windows client work station to obtain DHCP parameters from a DHCP server

4. Configuring a DHCP server for offering DHCP parameters to a DHCP client computer

5. Troubleshooting IP settings on WS1 by using ping command

6. Troubleshooting subnet mask on a Windows client computer using ipconfig /all command

7. Troubleshooting DNS server configuration on a client computer using ipconfig /all command

8. Design a PC-to-PC network using a Cross-over Ethernet cable and check communication

9. Design a simple network of two PCs connected through a Switch and check communication

10. Design a network with DHCP server and a client computer using a Switch. Verify DHCP configuration parameters

11. Telnet to a DHCP server (given DHCP server IP address) and verify login

b. Wireless Work Station Configuration

1. Configure a wireless Wifi connection on a client computer

2. Configuring WEP on client computers in wireless network environment

3. Troubleshoot WiFi connection on a Windows Work Station (SSID mismatch)

4. Verifying route taken by an IP Packet to reach destination using Tracert command

B. Access Point and DHCP Configuration Labs

1. Configure basic parameters of an Access Point (AP)

2. Configure WEP on a Wireless Access Point

3. Configure a Wireless Access Point to have the functionality of a DHCP server

4. Design a Wireless Network with an Access Point and Client Computers

5. Configuring Wireless Security on an Access Point (WEP)

C. Router Configuration and Troubleshooting Labs

1. Entering User Exec mode

2. Setting Host name

3. Router Interface Configuration

4. Setting Console Password

5. Setting Telnet Password

6. Setting Auxiliary Password

7. Copy Running Config to Startup Config

8. Bringing-up a router interface

9. Telnet

10. TFTP

11. Configuring Static Routes

12. Configuring Default Route

13. Implement and Verify Static Route

14. Implement and Verify Default Route

15. Configuring Loopback Interface

16. Connectivity test with Traceroute

17. Configuring RIP

18. Configuring Cisco Router as DHCP Server

19. DHCP client configuration

20. Configuring two DHCP Clients and DHCP verification commands

D. Switch Configuration and Troubleshooting Labs

1. Switch 2950 Console Password Assignment

2. Switch 2950 VTY password assignment

3. Switch 2950: Setting Privileged Password

4. Enable Fast Ethernet Interface on a 2950 switch

5. Initial Switch configuration

6. Basic Switch Interface Configuration

7. Enabling STP

8. Configuring Root Switch

9. Configuring Port-Priority

10. Configuring the switch priority of a VLAN

11. Verifying STP

12. Basic Switch IP Configuration

13. Configuring 2950 Switch vlan

14. 2950 Trunking Configuration

15. Troubleshooting 2950 Switch

16. Creating and Deleting 2950 VLAN's

17. Configuring VTP on 2950 Switch

18. Configuring VTP with a VTP Client

19. Troubleshooting lab with non matching domains

20. Troubleshooting lab with trunk functionality

E. Scenario labs Home and Small Office Networks

1. Design a Home Network with a Router, Access Point, and Wireless Work Stations I 

2. Design a Home Network with a Router, Access Point, and Wireless Work Stations II

3. Design a Home Network with a Router, Access Point, and Wireless Work Stations III

4. VLANs Scenario

5. VTP (VLAN Trunking Protocol) Scenario

6. VLANs and Trunking

7. Routing between VLANs (Router on a stick)



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