ANSA- Advanced Networking And Server Administration is a course designed to bestow learners with the in-damand techniocal skills in the IT job market. Experience both instructor-led training and practical training under the guidance of expert  IT professionals.







ANSA is one of our Programmes under the category of ‘i’ in iSMAC (IT-IMS, Social, Mobility, Analytics, and Cloud). One of the essential aspects, for any industry to grow is good infrastructure and networking. The exponentially growing IT industry requires the same. The IT sector is growing rapidly, especially in India. Therefore, there is a dire need for well-built infrastructure and networking to cater to the needs of emerging technologies. Robust state-of-the-art infrastructure and seamless networking is the backbone of any organization today.

As we see, the requirement for good infrastructure and seamless networking is growing and along with it is the need for skilled professionals to develop, maintain and upgrade this infrastructure and technology. The requirement for hardware and networking professionals is increasing in almost every industry you name today. The phenomenal growth of the IT Infrastructure and networking in India has led to several job opportunities in the fields of Networking and Server Administration. As all companies require high-end machines, servers, routers and of course skilled professionals to manage these, the Hardware and Networking industry has a bright future ahead!

Considering the need of the industry, IIHT is offering a job-oriented programme in Advanced Networking And Server Administration that covers technologies like Network Essentials, MCSA 2012, RHCE (RHEL 7), CCNA R&S, CCNP R&S, JNCIA Junos, CCNA Security, etc.

You are sure to find IIHT Centres across major cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata and more.

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Why Learn ANSA?

  • ANSA is an Industry endorsed Certification mapped IMS course packed with

i.  Server Administration & Management technologies.
ii. Enterprise Network Management & Security technologies.

  • The ANSA course develops a participant into a high-level Engineer or Architect who can design, implement, administer as well as troubleshoot Complex Enterprise Infrastructures.
  • It is estimated that in regards to the Remote Infrastructure Management the workforce will increase to about 6, 00,000 from the current 2, 50,000, in the recent future.
  • There is a steady demand for these technologies in the IT market




Program Overview

At IIHT’s Programme in Advanced Networking and Server Administration, you will learn about:

  • Server Administration on Microsoft 2012 and RHEL 7 platforms
  • Enterprise Network: Designing, Implementation, Administration, Troubleshooting, and Security on Cisco & Juniper platforms

Who should go for this program?

  • Candidates who have completed Engineering or  Diploma preferably IT, Computer Science, Electronics, and Electrical. Any other Engineering Graduates with Basic knowledge of Servers & Networks are also eligible.

What is the duration of this program?

  • 376 Hours



Apart from IIHT Certification, also get prepared for globally recognized certifications like:

  • MCSA 2012
  • RHCE (RHEL 7)
  • CCNA R&S
  • CCNP R&S
  • CCNA Security
  • JNCIA- Junos



1. Internetworking

Topics Covered:

  • Internetworking Basics
  • Internetworking Models
  • The Layered Approach
  • Advantages of Reference Models
  • The OSI Reference Model
  • The Application Layer
  • The Presentation Layer
  • The Session Layer
  • The Transport Layer
  • The Network Layer
  • The Data Link Layer
  • The Physical Layer



2. Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation

Topics Covered:

• Ethernet Networks in Review
• Collision Domain
• Broadcast Domain
• Half- and Full-Duplex Ethernet
• Ethernet at the Data Link Layer
• Ethernet at the Physical Layer
• Ethernet Cabling
• Straight-Through Cable
• Crossover Cable
• Rolled Cable
• Fiber Optic
• Data Encapsulation
• The Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model
• The Core Layer
• The Distribution Layer
• The Access Layer

3. Introduction to TCP/IP

Topics Covered:

• Introducing TCP/IP
• A Brief History of TCP/IP
• TCP/IP and the DoD Model
• The Process/Application Layer Protocols
• The Host-to-Host or Transport Layer Protocols
• The Internet Layer Protocols
• IP Addressing
• IP Terminology
• The Hierarchical IP Addressing Scheme
• Private IP Addresses (RFC 1918)
• IPv4 Address Types
• Layer 2 Broadcasts
• Layer 3 Broadcasts
• Unicast Address
• Multicast Address

4. Subnetting and Supernetting

Topics Covered:

• Subnetting Basics
• How to Create Subnets
• Subnet Masks
• Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
• IP Subnet-Zero
• Subnetting Class C Addresses
• Subnetting Class B Addresses
• Subnetting Class A Addresses

5. VLMs , Summarization, and Troubleshooting TCP/IP

Topics Covered:

• Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs)
• VLSM Design
• Implementing VLSM Networks
• Summarization
• Troubleshooting IP Addressing
• Determining IP Address Problems

6. Cisco’s internetworking Operating System (IOS)

Topics Covered:

• The IOS User Interface
• Cisco IOS
• Connecting to a Cisco IOS Device
• Bringing Up a Switch
• Command-Line Interface (CLI)
• Entering the CLI
• Overview of Router Modes
• CLI Prompts
• Editing and Help Features
• Administrative Configurations
• Hostnames
• Banners

• Setting Passwords
• Encrypting Your Passwords
• Descriptions
• Router and Switch Interfaces
• Bringing Up an Interface
• Viewing, Saving, and Erasing Configurations
• Deleting the Configuration and Reloading the Device
• Verifying Your Configuration

7. Managing a Cisco Network

Topics Covered:

• The Internal Components of a Cisco Router and Switch
• The Router and Switch Boot Sequence
• Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco Configuration
• Backing Up the Cisco Configuration
• Restoring the Cisco Configuration
• Erasing the Configuration
• Configuring DHCP
• DHCP Relay
• Verifying DHCP on Cisco IOS”

• Syslog
• Configuring and Verifying Syslog
• Network Time Protocol (NTP)
• Exploring Connected Devices Using CDP and LLDP
• Getting CDP Timers and Holdtime Information
• Gathering Neighbor Information
• Documenting a Network Topology Using CDP
• Using Telnet
• Telnetting into Multiple Devices Simultaneously
• Checking Telnet Connections
• Checking Telnet Users

• Resolving Hostnames
• Building a Host Table
• Using DNS to Resolve Names
• Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting
• Using the ping Command
• Using the traceroute Command
• Debugging
• Using the show processes Command

8. Managing a Cisco Devices

Topics Covered:

• Managing the Configuration Register
• Understanding the Configuration Register Bits
• Checking the Current Configuration Register Value
• Boot System Commands
• Recovering Passwords
• Backing Up and Restoring the Cisco IOS
• Verifying Flash Memory
• Backing Up the Cisco IOS
• Restoring or Upgrading the Cisco Router IOS
• Using the Cisco IOS File System (Cisco IFS)
• Licensing
• Right-To-Use Licenses (Evaluation Licenses)
• Backing Up and Uninstalling the License

9. IP Routing

Topics Covered:

• Routing Basics
• The IP Routing Process
• The Cisco Router Internal Process
• Testing Your IP Routing Understanding
• Configuring IP Routing
• Static Routing
• Default Routing
• Dynamic Routing
• Routing Protocol Basics
• Routing Information Protocol (RIP) and RIPv2
• Configuring RIP Routing
• Holding Down RIP Propagations

10. Enhanced IGRP

Topics Covered:

• EIGRP Features and Operations
• Neighbor Discovery
• Reliable Transport Protocol (RTP)
• Diffusing Update Algorithm (DUAL)
• Route Discovery and Maintenance
• Configuring EIGRP
• VLSM Support and Summarization
• Controlling EIGRP Traffic
• Split Horizon
• Verifying and Troubleshooting EIGRP



“I joined IIHT a few months back for CCNA and CCNP Courses. IIHT has good Infrastructure, friendly trainers and strong placement cell. If you are seriously looking forward towards a career in Hardware and Infrastructure, then no Institute is better than IIHT. (Shweta – A Student of Infrastructure Management Services at IIHT)