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The CompTIA Network+ Certification course builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that students will use on the job in any type of networking career. If students 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.


The OSI and TCP/IP Models

  • OSI Layer 7
  • OSI Layer 6
  • OSI Layer 5
  • OSI Layer 4
  • OSI Layer 3
  • OSI Layer 2
  • OSI Layer 1
  • LAN Compared with the OSI Model
  • TCP/IP Architecture
Applications, Devices, Protocols
  • Classifying Network Components
IP Addressing
  • MAC Address
  • IPv4
  • Classful IPv4 Addresses
  • Subnet Masks
  • Network IDs
  • Special Addresses
  • CIDR
  • CIDR Address
  • APIPA
  • IPv4 Subnet Masks
  • IPv6 Subnets
  • Default Gateway
  • Routing Example
  • IPCONFIG and IFCONFIG
Routing and Switching
  • Internetworking Devices
  • Ethernet Hub
  • Repeaters
  • Bridges
  • Layer 2 Switch
  • Configurations for Switched Networks
  • Managed Layer 3 Switch
  • Virtual LAN
  • Routers
  • Brouters
  • Bridges vs. Routers
TCP and UDP Ports
  • Transport-layer Protocols
  • Port Addresses
  • Service Port Numbers
Protocols
  • Network Communication Protocols
  • TCP
  • UDP
The Domain Name System
  • DNS
  • Top-level Domains
  • DNS Namespace
  • DNS Records
Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshooting
  • Hardware Toolkit
  • Software Toolkit
Virtual Networks
  • Virtual Computers
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Cloud Categories
Installing and Configuring Routers and Switches
  • Demo - Routing NAT
Installing and Configuring Wireless Networks
  • The 802.11 Standard
  • The 802.11 Family
  • 802.11 Networking
  • Configuration Options
  • Configuring Wireless Clients
  • RADIUS
DHCP
  • Static IP Addressing
  • M and O Flags
Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
  • Common Problems
Troubleshooting Router and Switch Problems
  • Common Problems
Planning and Implementing a SOHO Network
  • Purposes of a Plan
  • Creating a Plan
  • Ongoing Planning
  • Implementing a Plan
  • Network Cable
Standard Media Types
  • Fiber Optic Cable
  • Twisted-pair Cable
  • Common UTP Categories
  • Stranded vs. Solid
  • Straight-through, Cross-over, Rollover
  • Pin Numbering of RJ-45 Connector
  • Coaxial Cable
  • RG Standards
  • Plenums
  • Media Converters
  • Broadband Over Power Line
  • Access BPL
  • BPL Modem
Standard Connector Types
  • Fiber Optic Connector Types
  • Twisted-pair Connectors
  • Thinnet Connectors
  • Serial Connectors
  • Serial Cable
  • Serial Console Connections
  • Telecommunications Room
  • Punchdown Block
  • Wire Placement
Wireless Standards
  • Access Point
  • Major Wireless Protocols
  • Device Compatibility
  • Channels
  • MIMO
WAN Technologies
  • Packet vs. Circuit Switching
  • WAN Connections
  • POTS/PSTN
  • ISDN
  • DSL
  • Cable
  • Satellite
  • Wireless
  • Cellular
  • T and E Lines
  • ATM
  • SONET and SDH
  • DWDM
  • PON
Network Topologies
  • Local Area Networks
  • Logical Network Topologies
  • Peer-to-peer Model
  • Client/Server Model
  • Star Topology
  • Bus Topology
  • Ring Topology
  • Mesh Topology
  • Hybrid Topology
  • Label Edge Routers
Troubleshooting Physical Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Wired Connections
  • Cable Testing Devices
  • Physical Cable Tests
LAN Technologies
  • Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet Standards
  • Fast Ethernet Standards
  • Ethernet Bonding
  • Data Transmission
  • Data Collisions
  • Channel Access Methods
Wiring Distribution Components
  • Network Access Points
  • Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • LAN Installation Components
  • Cross-connects
  • Standards
  • Workstation Drops
  • Typical UTP Installation
Networking Appliances
  • Demo - The Purpose of Network Devices
Network Hardware Tools
  • Cable Testing Device
  • Cable Certifier
  • Testing a Basic Permanent Link
  • Crimpers
  • Butt Set
  • Modapt Device
  • Toner Probe
  • Punchdown Tools
  • Network Analyzer
  • Loopback Plugs
  • Multimeters
  • Environmental Monitor
Network Software Tools
  • Network Analyzer
  • TCP/IP Utilities
  • IPConfig
  • Ifconfig
  • Ping (Packet Internet Groper)
  • NSLookup and Tracert
Monitoring Network Traffic
  • Performance Monitor
  • Performance Objects
  • Bottlenecks
  • Configuration
  • Event Viewer
  • Event Information
  • Event Types
  • Device and Application Logging
  • Syslog
  • SNMP
  • Network Monitor
Management Documentation
  • Change Management
  • Configuration Documentation
Optimizing Network Performance
  • Rationales
  • Methods
Implementing Wireless Security
  • Wireless Security
  • Transmission Encryption
Network Access Security Methods
  • Network Access Control
  • VPN Technologies
  • PPTP vs. L2TP
  • IPSec Protocols
  • PPPoE
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • SSH
User Authentication
  • AAA
  • Authentication Factors
  • Single Sign-on
  • Kerberos
  • CHAP
  • EAP
  • PPPoE
  • Mutual Authentication
  • Cryptography
  • Symmetric Encryption in Action
  • Asymmetric Encryption in Action
  • RADIUS
Network Security Threats
  • Attacks and Threats
  • NIDS
  • HIDS
  • Honeypots and Honeynets
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CompTIA Network+ Certification Training (N10-006) Online course
  • Course ID:
    243704
  • Duration:
    12 months
  • Price:
    $495