Network Fundamentals

This page contains video tutorials on networking fundamentals that you will need to know before deploying a UCX Server. Knowledge in Networking Fundamentals is part of the requirements to UCX Technician Certification.

Basic Network Definitions

Network Planning




Self-Assessment Quiz

  1. Can you give an example of a class C subnet mask?
  2. When using DHCP, if you remove a device from the network and then put it back, will the IP address assigned to the device always be the same?
  3. What is the purpose of the default gateway?
  4. When do you use a switch and when do you use a router?
  5. What are the main advantages of switching to an IP PBX system like the UCX?
  6. What are the things that you can do to secure the UCX against unauthorized access?
  7. Do you know how to use the PING command to troubleshoot network issues?
  8. What is SIP ALG and how should you configure SIP ALG on a network that routes UCX voice (SIP) traffic?
  9. Why would you want to have separate networks for voice and data?