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Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab
Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

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Session 4: An introduction to routing

In the last session you looked at how data is segmented and delivered across a local area network. You also were introduced to switches and routers. In this session you will focus on the role of routers.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • understand that routers are needed to get data from network to network and that they use IP addresses to do this.