Basics on TCP/IP and Ethernet

The course deals with basic concepts and principles of modern internet network protocols. Main mechanisms, services and applications as well as tools for monitoring and analysis of protocols in IP networks are presented. This course serves as a base course for many other courses in the field of network technologies.


  • Introduction to OSI and TCP/IP protocol stacks
  • Ethernet technology: architecture and concepts
  • Mechanisms: VLAN, STP, MSTP, RSTP
  • IP protocol: conceptual outline, addressing scheme (CIDR, VLSM)
  • ICMP, TCP and UDP
  • Mechanisms: DHCP, NAT, PAT
  • Applications, services and tools: telnet, HTTP, DNS, FTP, TFTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, SNMP, SMB, ping, nslookup, traceroute
  • Routing principles
  • IP parameter configuration
  • Use of ping, traceroute, nslookup tools

Target group

  • Network/system administrators and operators
  • Network and service designers
  • Technical and customer services support personnel
  • Marketing and technical sales personnel
  • Those who are planning their carier in the ICT field
  • Those who would like to gain or refresh their basic knowledge of Internet-based data communications


After completing the course you will:

  • have basic understanding about concepts in IP networking
  • have basic understanding about TCP/IP stack operation
  • be able to configure basic network parameters
  • have basic knowledge and skills required for advanced or specialised courses
Status:Closing date exceeded
Duration:2 days
Tutor:Andrej Kos, Jože Guna
Location: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko
Tržaška 25
1000 Ljubljana
Fees:780 + DDV Cena vključuje dvodnevno usposabljanje, tiskano in elektronsko gradivo, kosilo, napitke in certifikat Fakultete za elektrotehniko.
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Status: Closing date exceeded