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Introduction To Operating Systems CNT 50 or CIS 65
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Linux/UNIX, CompTIA Linux+, LPI Cert. Course 7401
or CS 41
This course is offered online or in-person

Cloud Computing - Infrastructure CNT 7285
CompTIA A+/Dell/EMC/Amazon
Web Service (AWS) Foundations

Microsoft MCSA MCP Professional Cert..
CNT 57 Identity with Server 2016

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Cisco CCENT/CCNA1 CCNA1 Intro to Networking CNT 8001
This course is offered online or in-person

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Cisco Routing & Switching CCNA2 Course CNT 8002
This course is offered online or in-person

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CompTIA Network Security+ Course CNT 69
This course is offered online or in-person
Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing Course CNT 7501
This course is offered online or in-person

CEH Training Videos on VTC Site ($39)

Digital Forensics, Intro to Computer Forensics Course CNT 68 .
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CNT 8002 CCNA2 Cisco Routing & Switching Essentials. Preparation for Cisco ICND1, CCENT Certification (2 of 4 Cisco CCNA Curriculum).
3 Units. CSU transferable. .
This hybrid class combines reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet.

Architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Configuration and troubleshooting routers and switches and resolving common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Preparation for Cisco certification examination.

By the end of the semester, you should be able to:
1. Understand and describe the devices and services used to support communications in data networks and the Internet
2. Understand and describe the role of protocol layers in data networks
3. Understand and describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
4. Design, calculate, and apply subnet masks and addresses to fulfill given requirements in IPv4 and IPv6 networks
5. Explain fundamental Ethernet concepts such as media, services, and operations
6. Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches
7. Use Cisco command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configurations
8. Utilize common network utilities to verify small network operations and analyze data traffic
Recommended Prerequisites: CNT 52/CIS 66 Networking Fundamentals, or CNT 8001 CCNA1, or equivalent knowledge.

How to Become a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
CCENT certification is obtained by passing one exam that covers CCNA1 and CCNA2 contents. This exam is called Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (ICND1) Exam.
Passing the ICND1 grants you the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) certification.

How to Become a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Individuals who have already acquired CCENT certification need only to take the second part (ICND2) of the certification training and pass part two of the exam to become a CCNA.
To achieve CCNA Routing and Switching certification, one must earn a passing score on Cisco exam #200-125 CCNA v3.0 exam; or combined passing scores on both the "Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices" 100-105 ICND1 v3.0 exam, and 200-105 ICND2 v3.0 exam.
Although the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam has no official prerequisites, the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification is a good starting point to prepare for the more advanced CCNA certification.

You may take the official exams at any time of the year by scheduling an appointment through

Textbooks: None Required. Cisco website includes study guides.
Students can print them or study them online.
Companion Guide Full-featured textbook for the course.
Routing and Switching Essentials v6
Book: 9781587134289
eBook: 9780134669656
December 2016

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Labs & Study Guide Complete collection of all the
course lab exercises, packet tracer labs, and more.
Book: 9781587134265 December 2016

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Course Booklet
Offline reading; only the narrative from the online course. Includes an index: 9781587134272 November 2016

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The CCNA books are listed at
Cisco Networking Academy Resource Center
For a complete list of Cisco Press Networking Academy Resources, CCNA, CCNP, Linux LPIC,, download the pdf At-A-Glance Flyer.


Recommended : a student subscription to to get access to hundreds of IT books, including the Cisco technologies. Student Cost: $ 19/year. acm logo

Student Learning Outcome (SLO)
At the end of this course, the students will be able to:
Configure a local area network with routing
by designing a network topology using Cisco Packet Tracer, and configuring routers to route IP traffic between end devices.

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Mtg Date Topics PowerPoint Videos, NETACAD Reading NETLAB
1 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Orientation
Chapter 1 Routing Concepts
PowerPoint Routing Concepts and IP Routing Table Lab - Configuring Basic Router Settings with IOS CLI
2 Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Chapter 1 Routing Concepts, continued   Netacad Quiz + Exam  
3 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Chapter 2 Static Routing PowerPoint Static Routing Lab - Configuring IPv4 Static and Default Routes Lab - Configuring IPv6 Static and Default Routes Lab - Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 Static Routes
  Friday, February 01, 2019 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Record (NGR) - In-Person (full-term classes only)   Netacad Quiz + Exam  
  Sunday, February 03, 2019 Last day to ADD/DROP with No Grade-of-Records (NGR) - Online via CLASS-Web (full-term classes only)      
  Monday, February 04, 2019 CENSUS date (full-term classes only)      
4 Wednesday, February 06, 2019 Chapter 3 Dynamic Routing PowerPoint RIP (Routing Information Protocol) (Videos 1 - 5)
Video Playlist: Routing Concepts and IP Routing Table (Videos 3 and 4)
Video 3: IPv4 Routing Table: A Deeper Look
Video 4: IPv6 Routing Table: A Deeper Look
Netacad Quiz + Exam Lab - Configuring Basic RIPv2
5 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Chapter4 Introduction to Switched Networks  

Video Playlist: MAC Address Table (Videos 1 - 3)
Video Playlist: Ethernet (Videos 6 - 8)

  Thursday, February 14, 2019 Last day to request Pass/No Pass (full-term classes only)      
6 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Chapter 4 Introduction to Switched Networks   Netacad Quiz + Exam  
7 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Chapter 5 Switch Configuration PowerPoint

Video Playlist: Ethernet (Video 3: Ethernet Negotiating Speed and Duplex)
Video Playlist: Switch Configuration (Videos 1 - 3)

8 Wednesday, March 06, 201 Chapter 5 Switch Configuration   Netacad Quiz + Exam Lab - Configuring Basic Switch Settings Lab - Configuring Switch Security Features
9 Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Chapter 6 VLANs PowerPoint Video Playlist: VLANs (Videos 1 - 9) Lab - Configuring VLANs and Trunking Lab - Troubleshooting VLAN Configurations Lab - Configuring Per-Interface Inter-VLAN Routing Lab - Configuring 802.1Q Trunk-Based Inter-VLAN Routing
  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 FLEX Day - No classes before 4 PM   Netacad Quiz + Exam 6  
10 Wednesday, March 20, 201 Chapter 7 Access Control Lists PowerPoint Video Playlist: ACLs (Videos 1 - 4, 6. 7. 9) Lab - Configuring and Modifying Standard IPv4 ACLs Lab - Configuring and Verifying VTY Restrictions Lab - Troubleshooting Standard IPv4 ACL Configuration and Placement
  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 SPRING BREAK (no instruction) (no Saturday classes)   Netacad Quiz + Exam 7  
11 Wednesday, April 03, 2019 Chapter 8 DHCP PowerPoint

DHCPv4: Video Playlist: IPv4 Addressing (Videos 11 - 14) Lab - Configuring Basic DHCPv4 on a Router Lab - Configuring Basic DHCPv4 on a Switch Lab - Troubleshooting DHCPv4 Lab - Configuring Stateless and Stateful DHCPv6 Lab - Troubleshooting DHCPv6
12 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Chapter 8 DHCP PowerPoint DHCPv6: Video Playlist: IPv6 Addressing (Videos 7, 11, 12)  
  Friday, April 12, 2019 Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" - In-Person (full-term classes only)   Netacad Quiz + Exam 8  
  Sunday, April 14, 2019 Last day to WITHDRAW with a “W” - Online via CLASS-Web (full-term classes only)      
13 Wednesday, April 17, 2019        
14 Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Chapter 9 NAT for IPv4 PowerPoint Video Playlist: NAT for IPv4 (Videos 1 - 4) Lab - Configuring Dynamic and Static NAT Lab - Configuring Port Address Translation (PAT)
15 Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Chapter 9 NAT for IPv4   Netacad Quiz + Exam 9 Lab - Troubleshooting NAT Configurations
16 Wednesday, May 08, 2019 Chapter 10 Device Discovery Management Maintenance Lab - Configure CDP and LLDP Lab - Configuring Syslog and NTP Lab - Managing Router Configuration Files with Terminal Emulation Software Lab - Managing Device Configuration Files Using TFTP, and Flash Lab - Configure and Verify Password Recovery
17 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Review   Practice Test  
May 20
Final Exam 5:30pm–7:20pm room 805   Netacad Quiz + Exam 10  
18 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Final Exam Makeup by arrangement.      

Presentations (PowerPoints)
 Chapter 1: Routing Concepts      Chapter 2: Static Routing     Chapter 3: Dynamic Routing
Chapter 4: Switched Networks    Chapter 5: Switch Configuration    Chapter 6: VLANs
Chapter 7: Access Control Lists   Chapter 8: DHCP                 Chapter 9: IPv4 NAT
 Chapter 10: Device Discovery, Management, and Maintenance
ACM netlab
Optional Texts: The Digital Library will give access to 500+ online books on most IT topics. Student subscription: $ 19/year. EXCELLENT DEAL.
Other Optional Materials: USB external disk; any size
NDG Netlab+ by Network Development Group, Inc.
From anywhere, you will be able to log in and do most networking operations as if you were on site. The simple step-by-step instructions will guide you for setting up and configure the remote equipment.
After receiving your login credentials, go to
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How remote virtual labs work. Click for larger image.
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To obtain the CCNA Certification :
CCNA-1 (Introduction to Networks) plus CCNA-2 (Routing and Switching Essentials) gets you the ICND-1/CCENT certification.
CCNA-3 (Scaling Networks) plus CCNA-4 (Connecting Networks) gets you the ICND-2/CCNA Routing and Switching certification [if already CCENT]
get your CCNA certification with a single composite exam 200-125.

Contact method for course work: Canvas course online.
Contact method for personal or immediate reply: Cell/text : _____________
Paper mail: Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, CA 94551
Instructor Website:
This page can be found at --> Faculty & Staff button in mid screen --> Faculty Websites in the left column --> any link with the word (Daoud).

Office hours do NOT require appointments. Just show up at the place and time listed below.
Listed office hours are "official" office hours.
Contact me by text or email for other arrangements.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Office Hour: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

  1st Wed.: Town Hall Meeting: 2:30 - 4:30 pm.
3rd Wed.: Division Meeting: 2:30 - 4:30 pm.

 4th Fri.: Distance Education. Committe 10:00-12:00

CIS 65 Intro to Desktop Operating Systems CRN 20286 or CNT 50 CRN 20316 02:30 PM - 06:20 PM Room 805

Office Hours: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

   Office Hours:
12:00-2:00PM PM in Room 805 (Cisco Lab)

CNT 7285 CRN 22724 Cloud Infrastructure- Amazon AWS Cloud Foundation Cert. + CompTIA Cloud+ Cert. Prep. 6:30-08:45PM Room 805

CNT 7401 CS 41 INTRO TO LINUX, UNIX, LINUX+ CRN 20628 or CIS 41, CRN 32440 6:30-8:50PM Room 805



Aug. 19 Fall semester classes begin. See the Schedule of Classes for late-start classes.
Aug. 19 - Sept. 2 Late enrollment for full-term classes – on a space available basis. Register online through CLASS-Web or in-person with add authorization number
Aug. 19 Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement filing period begins through Oct. 26
Aug. 30 Last day to ADD/DROP with no Grade-of-Record - In Person (full-term classes)
Aug. 31 - Sept. 1 College closed - no Saturday/Sunday classes
Sept. 2 Labor Day - College Closed
Sept. 2 Last day to ADD/DROP with no Grade-of-Record - Online (full-term classes)
Sept. 3 CENSUS date (full-term classes only)
Sept. 20 Last day to request Pass/No Pass (full-term classes)
Oct. 22 FLEX Day (8:00am - 4:00pm)
Oct. 25 Deadline to apply for an Associate Degree and/or Certificate of Achievement
Nov. 8 Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" - In Person (full-term classes)
Nov. 11 Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" - Online (full-term classes)
Nov. 11 Veteran's Day - College Closed
Nov. 27 - 30 Thanksgiving recess – College closed (no Saturday/ Sunday classes)
Dec. 13 Last day of Instruction
Dec. 16 - 20 Final Examination Period
Dec. 21 - January 1, 2020 Winter Recess – No Instruction
Jan. 2, 2020 Instructors – Fall grades due by 11pm via CLASS-Web

Evaluation and Grading
Final grades are determined through a weighted average of midterm and final examinations, quizzes, laboratory assignments, homework assignments, and class attendance and participation.
90%+ = A; 80% to 89% = B; 70% to 79% = C; 60% to 69% = D; 59% & below = F. Posting of Grades: Final grades will be posted on the school website; usually within two weeks of the end of semester.
Late Coursework:
All assignments are to be turned in on the due date. Students may be allowed to make up any late work by prior arrangement with the instructor.

A GPA of 3.5 or higher, Minimum 12 units, and eligibility for English 1A
Benefits and opportunities you will have as an Honors student include:
An "Honors" transcript designation for each course in which you complete an honors project
The opportunity to do exciting and challenging coursework
The opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty
The opportunity to participate in the statewide community college honors research symposium held at either Stanford University or UC Berkeley each spring
Personalized counseling and preparation for transfer
The opportunity to collaborate with other honors students
Special honors recognition at graduation
Upon completion of at least six honors activities, access to transfer agreements with a number of universities
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Free Microsoft Software and Discounted Non Microsoft Software
- The MSDN Academic Alliance/MS Imagine offers free MS software to LPC students who are enrolled in computing and business classes. The list of software packages is HERE.
- or, both take you to the same deals. offers both Microsoft and non Microsoft products, some at an 85% discount. At JourneyEd registration, sign up as a Chabot student using the same W number.
- Free Microsoft Office 365:
Sign up using an OR email address as a username at:
More info found at Student Life section of LPC website:
- The Microsoft Student Store is here .
- An alternative to obtain access to free Microsoft Imagine (Former DreamSpark) is to join the Association for Computing Machinery ( Student cost: $19/year. As part of the membership you get access to most of the MSDNAA catalog. You also get access to hundreds of books and white papers.
- for more free stuff.
- Best Free Software - Compiled by the instructor
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Parking Permits Available Online
Parking permits must be purchased on CLASS-Web. You will need the license number and description of the vehicle you wish to purchase a permit for and a printer to print your temporary permit. The actual hanging permit will be mailed to the address you provide when applying for your permit. Vehicles not displaying a valid permit, (hanging-type semester permit, temporary permit or daily permit from parking lot machines,) will be cited, even you own a parking permit. If you left it at home, you may buy a daily permit or contact the security office in building 1725 and ask for a temporary permit.
Permit Costs for Semester Permits. Vehicles: $40 per semester. Motorcycles: $30 per semester. Vehicles visiting: 30 minutes; free in marked spaces only.
Daily permit: $3 at the ticket machines on various parking lots.
Spaces for the handicapped: must show placard and pay the regular fee. Park your car head-in only. Do not park backwards, or you'll be cited. More info...
Receive a text message to your cell phone in case of an emergency at LPC.
will allow the school management to broadcast critical information, in real time, to the mobile devices of staff and students.
Text 55155 and type LPC.
Campus Security Office: 925 424 1690
Campus Security Emergencies: (925) 424-1699
*16 from Campus Pay Phones Emergency call-boxes
Adding/Dropping a course
You may use CLASS-Web on the Internet to drop or add a course from the school home page at . CLASS-Web is an online system that allows students to register, add, and drop classes, review academic schedules, check grades, view unofficial transcripts, access financial aid information, and pay student fees.
Remember! If you enroll in a class and decide not to attend, you are responsible for dropping the class. Don’t assume you will be dropped by your instructor or that the system will drop you automatically. If you fail to withdraw by the deadline the instructor must issue a grade.

Attendance - California Education Code (Title 5) on Excessive Absences
Due to the voluminous variety of knowledge required of professionals in information technology the industry, it is expected for you to attend every class session for the entire class time. Make arrangements with the instructors about hybrid classes. The Las Positas attendance policy will be observed: A student absent for a total of four consecutive or six cumulative instructional hours (1 instructional hour = 50 minutes) and/or two consecutive weeks of instruction may be dropped from that course by the instructor.
In order to be counted present, you must be present for the entire class period. If you need to leave a class session early, please inform me before class begins. Arriving to class late or leaving class early may result in at least one instructional hour of absence depending on the time
In the event that you experience a personal or familial hardship that causes an absence, you are till responsible for the material covered. Our online material has lectures that can assist in learning the many topics, and I am willing to help during contact hours. It is your responsibility to officially drop the course if you choose not to complete it.
If you wish to drop the course at any time for any reason, fill out the appropriate paperwork at the Office of Admissions and Records. Students who do not report to class on the first day may be dropped. Do not assume that I will drop you from the course. If you stop attending the class and do not drop the class after census day, you will receive an F in the class. See the schedule of important dates for deadlines for withdrawing from the course.
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Classroom Etiquette
Cell phones should be either turned off or set to silent mode during class. Take your emergency calls outside the class room. Please, put away your smartphones, Ipods, mp3 player during class times. You may bring a laptop computer to class for class work only; not for playing games, chatting, reading the news, checking sports results, or watching funny videos.
During lectures, you are expected to participate. If you are sleepy or distracted, do not come to class. Lenghty texting is not participating. If you wear earphones during lectures, you are not participating. Whispering to the student sitting next to you is very distracting to your classmates and to the instructor.

Official Student Responsibilities and Behaviors
Student Conduct and Due Process

Missed Classes
The student is responsible for obtaining material distributed on class days when he/she was absent. This can be done by contacting a classmate who was present or by contacting the instructor.

Academic Honesty
All work that you submit in this course must be your own, it is a violation of academic integrity to copy someone else's work or to permit another person to copy your work. If any similarity in form or notation is noticed, the instructor retains the right to give a failing grade for the assignment, exam, and/or course.
Students found cheating (fraud, deceit, or dishonesty in an academic assignment) and/or plagiarizing (using another’s work as your own) will receive a zero for the assignment or exam and the incident will be reported to the dean of student services. LPC's policy on academic dishonesty can be found at

Need for Assistance
If you have any condition, such as a physical or learning disability, which will make it difficult for you to carry out the work as I have outlined it, or which will require academic accommodations, please notify me as soon as possible for special arrangements.
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Resources, programs, and services available to Las Positas College students

Admissions and Records
(925) 424-1500
dearney @
Building 700
Applications • Registration • Records

Assessment / Tutorials and Testing
(925) 424-1475
ptrummel @
Building 1000
Tutors • Instructors • Placement Testing

Associated Students (ASLPC)
(925) 424-1490
staff @
Building 1700
Student Government • Meetings • Activities

(925) 424-1252
snavarro @
Room 2115
Intramurals • Intercollegiate Sports • Classes

(925) 424-1432
ktomlinson @
Building 900
Housing Scholarship • Child Care • CalWORKs Jobs

Career / Transfer Center
(925) 424-1423
Building 900
Career Testing • Career Information • Transfers

Computer Center
(925) 424-1144
gjohns @
Room 803

Early Childhood Education
(925) 424-1187
(925) 424-1135
Room 2136
Training • Professional Development

English Center
cahre @
Building 400
Developmental English • Instructors/Staff

(925) 424-1593
dscott @
Room 1504
Book Grants • Priority Registration • Counseling

Financial Aid/Veteran's Office
(925) 424-1580
lpcfinaid @
Room 1509
Registration Fee Waivers • Grants • Loans

(925) 424-1151
Building 2000
Reference • Research Skills Instruction • Internet Access • Online Databases • Print and AV Materials

LPC Distance Education Support
(925) 371-1142
LPCdistEd @
Login Problems • Assignment Submission Problems • General Distance Ed Info

Peer Support Network
(925) 424-1217
ejones @
Room 1200
Support Groups • Trained Listeners • Stress Help

Re-Entry Student Services
(925) 424-1412
bmorrissey @
Room 704
Transitional Classes • Counseling • Support

Student Health Center
(925) 424-1830
Building 1700
Treatment • Advice • Referrals

Campus Safety and Security
Emergency (925) 424-1699
Business (925) 424-1690
Room 1605
Parking• Student Escorts • Lost and Found

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The Computer Center (room 803) is available to students as an open lab with Internet-connected computers and technical support from assistants on site. The Lab is equiped with over a hundred PCs and Macs, printing (color too), headphones, scanners, assistive technology, on a drop-in basis.
The Computer Center supports all disciplines including Online Learning courses.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-9:30pm. Friday 8:30am-3:00pm
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