Sim-Ex™ Lab Simulator for Network+ : Available Labs

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

1. Networking Fundamentals and WorkStation (WS) Labs

1.1 Networking Fundamental labs

1.1.1 Identifying Different Fiber Optic Connector Types

1.1.2 Matching the 802.11 Standards With Respective Speeds

1.1.3 Arranging the Cable Strands Used in the TIA/EIA 568A Wiring Standard in Order as Per Color Codes

1.1.4 Identifying the Network Troubleshooting Command, Given an Output

1.1.5 Matching the Fiber Cable Standards With Respective Maximum Transmission Distance

1.1.6 Identifying Different Copper Connector Types

1.1.7 Matching the Protocols With Corresponding Applications

1.1.8 Identifying the Command Used for Querying inet_add, Given the Command Output

1.1.9 Identifying the NETSTAT Command, Given the Command Output

1.1.10 Identifying the PING Command, Given the Command Output

1.1.11 Identifying the NSlookup Command Queries Used for DNS Troubleshooting

1.1.12 Identifying Security threat features ( such as Malware , Spyware etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.13 Identifying Network Devices ( such as HVAC, loT etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.14 Identifying the network characteristics managed by QoS (such as Bandwidth,Jitter etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.15 Identify the features of various virtualization concepts (such as vNIC,Hypervisor etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.16 Identify the features of various troubleshooting tools (OTDR, Cable Tester etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.17 Identify and compare cloud service models (such as SaaS, PaaS etc.)new lab exercises

1.1.18 Identifying Different APC Connector Typesnew lab exercises

1.1.19 Identifying Ipv6 address Typesnew lab exercises

1.1.20 Matching the Wi-Fi Standards with speed and frequency bandsnew lab exercises

1.2. Wired (Ethernet) WorkStation Configuration and Troubleshooting.

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

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

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

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

1.2.5. Troubleshooting IP settings on WS1 by using ping command

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

1.2.7. Troubleshooting PC-to-PC communication

1.2.8. Troubleshooting simple network of two PCs connected through a Switch and check communication

1.2.9. Troubleshooting DHCP server and a client computer connected through a Switch. Verify DHCP configuration parameters

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

1.3. Wireless Work Station Configuration

1.3.1. Configure a wireless Wifi connection on a client computer

1.3.2. Configuring WEP on client computers in wireless network environment

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

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

2. Access Point and DHCP Configuration Labs

2.1 Configure basic parameters of an Access Point (AP)

2.2. Configure WEP on a Wireless Access Point

2.3. Configure WPA on a Wireless Access Point.

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

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

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

3. Router Configuration and Troubleshooting Labs

3.1. Entering User Exec mode

3.2. Setting Host name

3.3. Router Interface Configuration

3.4. Setting Console Password

3.5. Setting Telnet Password

3.6. Setting Auxiliary Password

3.7 Configuring Minimum password lengthnew lab exercises

3.8. Copy Running Config to Startup Config

3.9. Bringing-up a router interface

3.10. Telnet

3.11. TFTP

3.12. Configuring Static Routes

3.13. Configuring Default Route

3.14. Implement and Verify Static Route

3.15. Implement and Verify Default Route

3.16. Configuring Loopback Interface

3.17. Connectivity test with Traceroute

3.18. Configuring RIP

3.19. Configuring Cisco Router as DHCP Server

3.20. DHCP client configuration

3.21. Configuring two DHCP Clients and DHCP verification commands

4. Switch Configuration and Troubleshooting Labs

4.1. Switch 2950 Console Password Assignment

4.2. Switch 2950 VTY password assignment

4.3. Switch 2950: Setting Privileged Password

4.4. Enable Fast Ethernet Interface on a 2950 switch

4.5. Initial Switch configuration

4.6. Basic Switch Interface Configuration

4.7. Enabling STP

4.8. Configuring Root Switch

4.9. Configuring Port-Priority

4.10. Configuring the switch priority of a VLAN

4.11. Verifying STP

4.12. Basic Switch IP Configuration

4.13. Configuring 2950 Switch vlan

4.14. 2950 Trunking Configuration

4.15. Troubleshooting 2950 Switch

4.16. Creating and Deleting 2950 VLAN's

4.17. Configuring VTP on 2950 Switch

4.18. Configuring VTP with a VTP Client

4.19. Troubleshooting lab with non matching domains

4.20. Troubleshooting lab with trunk functionality

5. Scenario labs – Home and Small Office Networks

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

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

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

5.4. VLANs Scenario

5.5. VTP (VLAN Trunking Protocol) Scenario

5.6. VLANs and Trunking

5.7. Routing between VLANs (Router on a stick)

5.8. Setting up and uploading files to OneDrive in Windows 10

5.9. Creating a team using Microsoft Teams

5.10. Joining a meeting using Microsoft Teams

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