Subnetting Made Super Simple
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Subnetting Made Super Simple

Subnetting does not have to be as hard as most make it out to be. Start from the beginning and take it step by step.
4.0 (11 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
863 students enrolled
Created by Linda Roeder
Last updated 12/2013
English
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn to read and create binary numbers from 0 thru 255
Learn to read and create hexadecimal numbers from 0 through 9 and A through F
Discover the difference between Classful and Classless networking
How to subnet using A, B, and C networks
Find out how to subnet with both IPv4 and IPv6
Save IPv4 addresses using VLSM
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of computer networking.
  • Basic math skills
Description

Whether you're just starting to learn subnetting or have been struggling with it for awhile, this guide will show you the easy way to learn to it and have you subnetting like a pro in no time. Starting with how to read binary numbers and IP addresses, you will then be walked through the process of breaking them down and creating any kind of network.

Who is the target audience?
  • People studying for CCNA or CCENT / 100-101 ICND1 Exams
  • Networking professional who wants to learn to create subnets
  • Anyone else who wants to learn to subnet
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 16 Lectures Collapse All 16 Lectures 01:29:36
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Just the Basics
4 Lectures 34:29

Learn to use the binary numbers that you will need when subnetting. Convert binary numbers to decimal numbers and back again. Step by step format to make it easy to follow along.

Basic Binary
10:35

IP addresses used to be broken down into classes. Learn about IP address classification and how it's used.

Classful IP Addressing
14:59

There is a second part to an IP address known as a subnet mask. Find out how the subnet masks that go with your classful IP addresses.

Preview 07:54
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IPv4 Subnetting
3 Lectures 33:03

Moving onto more modern IPv4 subnetting. You'll be learning about VLSM and CIDR which are the backbone of subnetting. Once you understand this, you'll be able to conquor subnetting.

VLSM / CIDR / Route Summarization
09:54

Understanding the math behind the subnetting is important if you want to make sure you always get your subnetting right. This will walk you through how the math works with three very different examples.

The Numbers Behind Subnetting
15:51

Now that you understand the way subnetting works, I'm going to show you something that will make your life a little easier.

Subnetting the Easy Way
07:18
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IPv4 Quizzes - Test Your Knowledge
0 Lectures 00:00

Get out your calculator or pen and get ready to practice converting binary numbers to digital numbers and back again.

Practicing Binary Numbers
20 questions

The first 10 questions will have you deciding whether an IP address is Class A, B, or C. The Next 10 will ask whether the IP address is in a reserved range or not.

Classes and Reserved IP Addresses
20 questions

This will test how well you remember your powers of 2.

Powers of 2
16 questions

10 question quiz to make sure you understand slash addressing and route summarization.

CIDR and Route Summarization
10 questions

These are the same questions from the subnetting videos, but don't cheat, see if you can come up with the answers on your own this time.

Subnetting using VLSM
7 questions

Just a little extra to make sure you understand the numbers behind subnetting.

Taking bits, Counting spaces
6 questions
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Subnetting IPv6
4 Lectures 15:18

Learn to read and write hexadecimal numbers so you can subnet in IPv6.

Hexadecimal Numbers
03:01

IPv6 addresses are very long, but there are ways to shorten them.

Summarize IPv6 Addresses
03:27

A prefix length is similar to the IPv4 subnet mask, learn how to use it.

Preview 03:26

Learn how to do basic IPv6 subnetting. The different parts of the IPv6 address are discussed, and then you're shown how to break it down into subnets and host IDs.

Subnetting IPv6 Addresses
05:24
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Conclusion and Extras
5 Lectures 01:46
Conclusion
01:46

When you're finished learning subnetting and think you really have a thorough understanding, you're ready to move onto more advanced CCNA training. Here are my recommendations for CCNA training courses for you here on Udemy.

What to Do Next
1 page

Charts for your use as you're going through the IPv4 section of this course.

IPv4 Charts
1 page

Charts to use while your working through the VLSM section of this course.

VLSM Charts
2 pages

Charts to help as you work through the IPv6 section of this course.

IPv6 Charts
1 page
About the Instructor
Linda Roeder
4.0 Average rating
11 Reviews
863 Students
1 Course
IT Professional

Linda has a Bachelor degree in both IT and Accounting and currently works in the IT industry. Since 1998 she has also worked as an online writer for companies such as About.com and Suite101.com. By putting all her skills together from her accounting (math), IT (computers), and online writing (educating), she has designed a course for beginners on subnetting and hopes to create more courses in the future.