Netlab @ Madison College

Netlab Systems Overview

The IT Education Department has four different Netlab systems, simply named Netlab 1, Netlab 2, Netlab 3, and Netlab 4. Below are links to each system, as well as the list of classes that use each system respectively.

Netlab 1:


  • PHP Web with MySQL
  • Adv PHP and MySQL Web
  • Infrastructure Automation
  • Windows Server 2
  • Introduction to Coud Computing
  • AWS Administration
  • Advanced Scripting for Cloud
  • DevOps

Netlab 2:


  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Python Scripting
  • Linux Server 2 (Security)
  • Security Design
  • Web Application Security
  • Incident Response
  • Network Forensics and Threat Hunting
  • Penetration Testing

Netlab 3:


  • Big Data Fundamentals
  • Firewall/VPN Technologies
  • Cisco Networking 2
  • Cisco Networking 3
  • VoIP Convergence Fundamentals
  • A+ Hardware Essentials
  • Adv Networking Topics
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Boson Exams - A+ Hardware
  • Boson Exams - CCNA

Netlab 4:


  • Enterprise Client
  • Windows Server 1
  • Linux Server 1

Netlab Student Guide

For help using Netlab, refer to the following guide created by the IT Education Department:

Netlab Student Guide - IT Academy.pdf

Certification Exam Prep Software

Boson software allows students to take practice exams in preparation for certification exams. Students can take practice exams for the following certifications:

  • Cisco 200-301 CCNA
  • CompTIA A+ 220-1001
  • CompTIA A+ 220-1002

To gain access to these practice exams, please email and request for access.

For help using the Boson Netlab pods, refer to the following guide created by the IT Education Department:

Using Boson Netlab Pods - IT Academy.pdf