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AWS Advanced Networking – Specialty Certification Preparation
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IPv4 - Internet Protocol version 4 - In-depth Review
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In this course, we will perform an in-depth review of the IPv4 protocol. We will review general IPv4 networking concepts and provide detailed explanations for key parts of the IPv4 protocol. In particular, we will review

  • IPv4 Addressing Notation
  • IPv4 Classful Addressing
  • IPv4 Classless Inter-Domain Routing
  • IPv4 Reserved Addresses
  • IPv4 Subnetting
  • IPv4 Addressing Modes (Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast)
  • IPv4 Route Summarisation

Additionally, we will present IPv4 subnetting formulas and perform several sample subnetting calculations.


- [Narrator] Hello and welcome to this Cloud Academy course on IPv4. Before we start, I'd like to introduce myself. My name is Jeremy Cook. I'm one of the trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS. Feel free to connect with either myself or the wider team here at Cloud Academy, regarding anything about this course. You can email us at Alternatively our online community forum is available for your feedback. In this training course, you'll be introduced to IPv4. IPv4 is the fourth version of the internet protocol. The agenda for this course is as follows. We'll review general IPv4 networking concepts. We'll provide detailed explanations for key parts of the IPv4 protocol. In particular, we'll review IPv4 addressing notation, IPv4 classful addressing, IPv4 classless inter-domain routing, IPv4 Reserved Addresses, IPv4 subnetting, IPv4 addressing modes, Unicast, broadcast, and multicast, IPv4 route summarization. In this course, we'll present IPv4 subnetting formulas and perform subnetting calculations. The following prerequisites will be both useful and helpful for this course. An understanding of ethernet, TCP/IP, general networking, concepts such as routing and gateways. Furthermore, if you require an introduction to AWS, virtual private Clouds, and or associated networking concepts, then please consider taking any of the following VPC related courses here on Cloud Academy.

About the Author

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Jeremy is a Cloud Researcher and Trainer at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing technical training documentation for security, AI, and machine learning for both AWS and GCP cloud platforms.

He has a strong background in development and coding, and has been hacking with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 20+ years.

In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on Cloud, Security, AI, Machine Learning, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code, and CICD.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for both AWS and GCP platforms.