Network+

CompTIA Network+

Overview: This course builds on your existing user lever knowledge & experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of networking career. If you are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.

Course Outline

  • Network Theory
    1. Networking Terminology
    2. Network Building Blocks
    3. Standard Network Models
    4. Network Topologies
    5. Network Categories
  • Network Communications Methods
    1. Transmission Methods
    2. Media Access Methods
    3. Signaling Methods
  • Network Data Delivery
    1. Data Addressing and Delivery
    2. Network Connection Mechanisms
    3. Reliable Delivery Techniques
  • Network Media and Hardware
    1. Bounded Network Media
    2. Unbounded Network Media
    3. Noise Control
    4. Network Connectivity Devices
  • Network Implementations
    1. The OSI Model
    2. Client Network Resource Access
    3. Ethernet Networks
    4. Token Ring Networks
    5. Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) Networks
    6. Wireless Technologies and Standards
  • Networking with TCP/IP
    1. Families of Protocols
    2. The TCP/IP Protocol
    3. Default IP Addresses
    4. Custom IP Addresses
    5. The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • TCP/IP Services
    1. IP Address Assignment Methods
    2. Host Name Resolution
    3. NetBIOS Name Resolution
    4. TCP/IP Utilities
    5. TCP/IP Upper-layer Services
    6. TCP/IP Interoperability Services
  • Other Network Protocols
    1. The NetBEUI Protocol
    2. The IPX/SPX Protocol
    3. The AppleTalk Protocol
    4. The IP Version 6 (IPv6) Protocol
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Infrastructure
    1. Bridges and Switches
    2. IP Routing Topology
    3. Static IP Routing
    4. Dynamic IP Routing
    5. Controlling Data Movement with Filters and VLANs
  • Wide Area Network (WAN) Infrastructure
    1. WAN Switching Technologies
    2. WAN Transmission Technologies
    3. WAN Connectivity Methods
    4. Voice Over Data Systems
  • Network Security
    1. Network Threats
    2. Virus Protection
    3. Local Security
    4. Network Authentication Methods
    5. Data Encryption
    6. Internet Security
  • Remote Networking
    1. Remote Network Architectures
    2. Terminal Services Implementations
    3. Remote Access Networking Implementations
    4. Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
  • Disaster Recovery
    1. Planning for Disaster Recovery
    2. Data Backup
    3. Fault Tolerance Methods
  • Network Data Storage
    1. Enterprise Data Storage Techniques
    2. Clustering
    3. Network Attached Storage (NAS)
    4. Storage Area Network (SAN) Implementations
  • Network Operating Systems
    1. Microsoft Operating Systems
    2. Novell NetWare
    3. UNIX and Linux Operating Systems
    4. Macintosh Networking
  • Network Troubleshooting
    1. Troubleshooting Models
    2. TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities
    3. Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
    4. System Monitoring Tools
    5. Network Baselining

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