|Course ID:||MIST 5640. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Network Management|
|Basic computer networking technology concepts, standards,
products, services, security, and emerging technologies. This
course starts with basic networking, progressing to use of
networking to deliver and manage network applications/services.
While the focus of the course is around the Internet, the
application of the concepts extends to other networks.|
|Oasis Title:||NET MGMT|
|Duplicate Credit:||Not open to students with credit in MGMT 5640|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
1. Students will be able to understand basic concepts of
networking and electronic communications independent of
protocols. They will understand the physical components of a
network, both local and wide area, and the routing protocols
that manage them.
2. Students will be able to understand network ports and
be able to identify standard network applications generally and
the intricacies of internet mail and http protocols
3. Students will be able to understand the security
implications in a network environment. Students will explore
real-world examples of network and computer exploits and
discuss possible solutions.
4. Students will understand the evolution of the use of
the Internet in respects to the following phases:
a. Brochure-ware: The distribution of static information.
b. Transaction based: Simple interactions between an
individual and a web server.
c. Service infrastructure: Complex transmission of data
between applications, businesses, and individuals
5. Students will understand the distribution of
information for an organization and the implications of portal
1. Basic networking-introduction and background and
conceptual framework for the course. The course will follow
the basic network model below and be presented in reverse
order, from the most technical and abstract to where our
graduates will spend most of their efforts: the application
layer. Layers: Application, Transport, Internet, Network,
2. Physical, Network, and Transport layers: Students will
learn the physical components of networks and the protocols
that govern them.
3. Application layer: Students will learn the standard
Internet protocols with emphasis on web and mail protocols.
4. Security and Management: Students will examine the
strengths and weaknesses of TCP/IP and how to manage a system
and the users of a system.
5. Portals and Directories: Students will learn the
importance of collaboration tools and Portals. Communication
protocols such as SOAP, LDAP and others
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