TDC 563 Protocols and Techniques for Data Networks

Dale Buchholz

Office: CDM 616
Spring 2019-2020
Class number: 30434
Section number: 901
M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
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Advanced routing technologies, BGP protocols, multi-area routing protocols, IP multicasting protocols and software defined networking.


REQUIRED: Internetworking with TCP/IP Volume One, 6/E by Douglas Comer (Current TDC 463 text)

OPTIONAL: TCP/IP Protocol Suite, 4th Edition, Behrouz A. Forouzan, Copyright 2010, ISBN: 978-0-07-337604-2.

SDN: Software Defined Networks, Nadeau & Gray, Copyright 2013, ISBN: 978-1-449-34230-2.

End-to-End QoS Network Design, Szigeti, etal., Copyright 2014, ISBN: 978-1-58714-369-4.

Materials will also be used from the web (e.g., RFCs, IEEE articles, electronic books, etc.).


Final grade based on Homeworks (2) and Labs (7).
9 assignments in total.

Final letter grades will be awarded based on the university guidelines for mapping points to letter grades.


TDC 463.

Network Architecture
Review IPv4, IPv6 and QoS basics

IPv6 Protocol, Addressing and Subnetting IPv6 Deployment, NAT Interior Routing: RIPv2/NG Interior Routing: EIGRPv4/v6, OSPFv2/v3 Exterior Routing: BGP-4 and MP-BGP Congestion Control: TCP, RED/WRED, CoDel Quality of Service--DiffServ, IntServ QoS continued, Access Control Lists (ACLs) Software Defined Networks (SDN) Interface to Router System (I2RS) Automated Networking Cisco Intent-Based Networking (IBN)

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