SV-201 Advanced Network Analysis and Troubleshooting ("Packets Never Lie")

Offered as a Web OnDemand

Course Title

SV-201 Advanced Network Analysis and Troubleshooting ("Packets Never Lie")


Web OnDemand: Available 24/7(Students have 30-days from the date of registration to complete this course.)
Onsite: 2 Days


Web OnDemand: 1 Training Credit($440)


SV-200 STRONGLY recommended

Certification Programs

Savvius Certified Wired Network Expert

Follow-On Courses


Course Synopsis

This course dives deeper into protocol analysis, particularly a more thorough understanding of TCP/IP and related protocol variants, both benevolent and nefarious. It builds on the troubleshooting concepts in SV-200 to include long-term statistics gathering, monitoring, and general network health. The in-class activities are a bit more advanced, often combining concepts in more complex scenarios for students to decipher. Successful graduates from this class will be ready to immediately apply skills in real-world environments

Course Outline

  1. Introduction and Overview
    1. Introductions and logistics
    2. Class organization
    3. Special slides and notations
    4. Philosophy
  2. The Internet Protocol (IP) In-Depth
    1. Overview of
    2. The IP header and its fields
    3. IP Type of Service and Differentiated Services
    4. Using the IP ID to assess remote load
    5. IP Fragmentation Services
    6. IP Options
  3. ARP
    1. Important ARP facts
    2. Expected ARP behavior
    3. ARP Types
    4. ARP security
  4. UDP and TCP Conversations
    1. Review of the Transport Layer
    2. Reliable vs. unreliable communications
    3. Overview of UDP application layer protocols
  5. ICMP
    1. Examples of ICMP messages
    2. The ICMP header
    3. ICMP message types
  6. DHCP
    1. Basic DHCP operations: DORA
    2. Other DHCP messages
    3. Problems with DHCP
    4. Analyzing DHCP
    5. Troubleshooting DHCP
  7. DNS
    1. DNS organization
    2. DNS in the Peek analyzer
    3. DNS packet structure and the DNS header
    4. Troubleshooting DNS
    5. Types of exploits
  8. Packet Biathlon Omnipeek*
    1. This intensive hands-on lab will allow students to use the Omnipeek Product Family focusing on analysis situations. The course is comprised of a series of in-depth, instructor lead scenarios and trace files that effect an enterprise operation.

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OnDemand Course

SV-201 Advanced Network Analysis and Troubleshooting ("Packets Never Lie")

The Savvius OnDemand Training Portal is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, and offers various training programs including short video instruction, full courses, and certifications. Materials and coursework are invaluable for both novice and advanced Savvius product users, as the program brings together video, animation, instructor narration, and more.

Students can register for courses or exams by utilizing training credits. Training credits are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. Once you use a credit to register for a course or exam that course registration is active for 30 days. Over the 30-day period, you can take or re-take the course and continually return to the training reference library as much as you need.

Savvius OnDemand courses provide a time-efficient method for networking professionals to get the protocol analysis training they need, and, at the same time, save the expense of travel and out-of-the-office time normally associated with attending a class.

Get instant access to your training credits and all of our self-paced training programs and materials from the convenience of your own computer, directly through your MyPeek Community Portal account. Training credits can also be granted to other MyPeek users.

Students Will Need:

  • Quiet work area, where you will not be disturbed
  • One of the following recommended Web browsers with Adobe Flash plug-in: Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in writing to before your first login/access of the course material. There are no refunds once the course material has been accessed. You will receive a confirmation of your cancellation notice. If you do not receive a confirmation, there is no guarantee that your registration been cancelled. In this case, it is your responsibility to contact Savvius Academy to confirm your cancellation.

OnDemand Training Agreement:

Course material is copyrighted by Savvius Inc., and may not be duplicated in any form. The OnDemand training material may not be recorded, saved or otherwise made available for replay in any form either digital or analog. Savvius Academy courses and their delivery are the proprietary property of Savvius, Inc. Access to the training material is restricted to one person per activation via their MyPeek Community Portal account.

Standard Onsite Training

All standard Savvius Training courses may be delivered privately to a company. This may be done on location or via the web. The course materials are delivered in the standard format with no changes being added or omitted by the customer.

Focused Onsite Training

Focused courses are required when a company would like to focus on certain sections of our standard course materials, while removing the sections of lesser value to their environment. This is also the educational product created when one or more courses are "compressed" into fewer days than are normally allocated.

Custom Development and Delivery

Custom courseware involves the creation of a new course for a company's specific needs. This also includes the creation of new student materials, such as the addition of new topics to the existing standard Savvius Training course materials, or building delivery around customer trace files.

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