Workshop on “CISCO Networking”
13th October 2017
CSI Student Chapter of Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon and Network Bulls Gurgaon jointly organized a workshop on “CISCO Networking” on 13th October 2017. Mr. Siddharth Tiwari (Training Specialist) from Network Bulls Gurgaon was the keynote speaker for the workshop. 57 students from CSE, IT, ECS, ECE & CSIT Departments attended the workshop.
The main objective of the workshop was to the learn basics of networking and make students understood the scope and career options in the field of networking.
Mr. Tiwaristarted the session with the explanation of networking basics to students. He described the benefits of being Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Later he explained Computer Networking. He stated a Computer Network as a group of computer systems and other computing hardware devices that are linked together through communication channels to facilitate communication and resource-sharing among a wide range of users. Networks are commonly categorized based on their characteristics.
Mr. Tiwari also discussed firewall; it is implemented as a standalone hardware device or in the form of software on a client computer or a proxy server. It is designed to get some packets and filters other hence setup is highly secured. The two types of firewall are generally known as the hardware firewall and software firewall. During the session, he also focused on PuTTY software physically displayed router and switch. He explained console port of router is connected to cable and the other end is connected to Computer. He also demonstrated 1841 router, briefed CISCO IOS has a command line Interface. It has three command line modes namely user mode, configuration mode and privilege mode. User Mode is the first mode a user has access to after logging into the router. The user mode can be identified by the prompt following the router name. This mode allows the user to execute only the basic commands, such as those that show the system's status. Privilege mode used for troubleshooting problem in router and correct it. Privilege mode allows users to view the system configuration, restart the system, and enter router configuration mode. Privileged mode can be identified by the # prompt following the router name. User can change from User mode to Privileged mode, by running the "enable" command. Configuration mode allows users to modify the running system configuration. User can move from Privilege mode to configuration mode by running the "configure terminal" command from privileged mode. An “end” is used to exit configuration mode.
During the closing ceremony of the workshop, the certificates of participation were distributed to all the participants.
The workshop was informative as the students learned basics of networking, Ipv4, IPv6 and command line modes and learned the practical demonstration of the working of networks and routers.