Computer Networking: Application Layer
In this free online course, learn about the OSI model and technologies involved in the application layer..
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In this free online course, you are introduced to the world of computer networking and the application layer. You will explore how two computers in a network talk to each other, as well as the basic functionalities of computer networks and the role of the application layer in the TCP/IP protocol stack. Demonstrations, examples, and assessment questions in this instructor-led video-based course, are designed to provide you with a comprehensive foundation, which will enable you to take serious steps into understanding this section of the protocol stack.
The course begins by introducing you to the history and fundamentals of computer networks. Then the key components of network architecture are discussed to help you understand how computers talk to each other. You will explore the history of computer networks and application layer protocols.
The course includes topics on OSI model layers, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, switching technologies, internet architecture, DNS, FTP, HTTP, and more. This course will be of interest to computer engineering students, networking and programming professionals, or those looking to enhance their career prospects in the computer networking industry. Start this course here today.Start Course Now
Network Protocol - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Computer Networks
Circuit Switching and Packet Switching
Protocol Stack Layers
Application Layer Protocols
Network Protocol - Lesson Summary
Application Layer - Learning Outcomes
Application Layer: DNS
Application Layer: FTP
Application Layer: Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Application Layer: HTTP, HTML & TELNET
Application Layer: SMTP & SNMP
Application Layer - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Describe circuit and packet switching networks
- Discuss domain name systems, internet mail transfer, and file transfer
- Describe the OSI model layers and packet switching technologies
- Explain the protocol layer functions and application layer interfacing
- Discuss domain name systems and the client-server model
- Describe the HTTP architecture and the TELNET protocol
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