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IPv4 - Internet Protocol version 4 - In-depth Review

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AWS Advanced Networking – Specialty Certification Preparation
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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] Before we finish, let's do a quick review of what we've learned. We gained an understanding of the general IPv4 networking concepts. We gained an understanding of the key parts of the IPv4 protocol. In particular, we learned about 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. Finally, we spent some time performing several IPv4 subnetting scenarios. Thank you for your participation. I do hope you've enjoyed this course on the IPv4 protocol and associated networking specifications. Feel free to send any feedback and or questions at supportatcloudacademy.com. Or alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy, using the community forum, where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

About the Author

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Jeremy is the DevOps Content Lead at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing technical training documentation for DevOps.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 20+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud, Security, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for both the AWS and GCP cloud platforms.