This course builds upon the insights of Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials I and what you learned in order to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality and will take you through labs and exercises to configure and troubleshoot routers with technologies such as static routing, RIP version 2, RIP next generation, virtual LANs, Dot1q trunking, inter-VLAN routing, NAT, DHCP, port security, standard access control lists, and device discovery protocols.

Prerequisite: Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials I

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the participant will be able to:
  • Explain how to support available and reliable networks using dynamic addressing and first-hop redundancy protocols;
  • Configure dynamic address allocation in IPv6 networks;
  • Configure WLANs using a WLC and L2 security best practices;
  • Configure switch security to mitigate LAN attacks;
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routing on routers.


40 hours

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Trust an Unbiased Global View

This course is technology- and policy-agnostic. It is designed, structured, and delivered based on a blend of learning processes and real-world experiences. This ensures you get a truly unbiased world view of universally applicable information and cybersecurity principles and practices presented from a neutral, Canadian perspective.

Access a Continuum of Learning

By completing the Information and Cybersecurity Management Certificate program, you will have what you need to transition to additional learning in the field or bridge to other programs offered by PDI.

The Information and Cybersecurity Management Program is an integral part of a continuum of learning ecosystem in security, cybersecurity, and other disciplines offered by the University of Ottawa Professional Development Institute (uOttawa PDI). The knowledge, skills, and abilities you acquire through this program are complementary to other offerings in PDI’s security portfolio, including:

Financial Intelligence Specialist Program

National Security and Intelligence Advance Certificate

Coding for Veterans

Cyber Skills for Canadians

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