This course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career. This courseCOURSE OBJECTIVES:
In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks and configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.
Explain the OSI and TCP/IP Models.
Explain properties of network traffic.
Install and configure switched networks.
Configure IP networks.
Install and configure routed networks.
Configure and monitor ports and protocols.
Explain network application and storage issues.
Monitor and troubleshoot networks.
Explain network attacks and mitigations.
Install and configure security devices.
Explain authentication and access controls.
Deploy and troubleshoot cabling solutions.
Implement and troubleshoot wireless technologies.
Compare and contrast WAN technologies.
Use remote access methods.
Identify site policies and best practices.
Explaining the OSI and TCP/IP Models
- Topic A: Explain OSI Model Layers
- Topic B: Explain the TCP/IP Suite
Explaining Properties of Network Traffic
- Topic A: Explain Media Types and Access Methods
- Topic B: Deploy Ethernet Standards
- Topic C: Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces
Installing and Configuring Switched Networks
- Topic A: Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges
- Topic B: Install and Configure Switches
- Topic C: Compare and Contrast Network Topologies
- Topic D: Compare and Contrast Network Types
Configuring IP Networks
- Topic A: Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
- Topic B: Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Tools
- Topic C: Configure IPv4 Subnets
- Topic D: Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes
- Topic E: Configure IPv6 Addressing Components
- Topic F: Configure DHCP Services
Installing and Configuring Routed Networks
- Topic A: Explain Characteristics of Routing
- Topic B: Install and Configure Routers
Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols
- Topic A: Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols
- Topic B: Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers
- Topic C: Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
- Topic D: Configure DNS and IPAM Services
Explaining Network Application and Storage Services
- Topic A: Explain the Uses of Network Applications
- Topic B: Explain the Uses of Voice Services and Advanced Networking Devices
- Topic C: Explain the Uses of Virtualization and Network Storage Services
- Topic D: Summarize the Concepts of Cloud Services
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks
- Topic A: Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs
- Topic B: Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
- Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues
Explaining Networking Attacks and Mitigations
- Topic A: Summarize Common Networking Attacks
- Topic B: Explain the Characteristics of VLANs
- Topic C: Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding
Installing and Configuring Security Devices
- Topic A: Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
- Topic B: Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM
Explaining Authentication and Access Controls
- Topic A: Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks
- Topic B: Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services
- Topic C: Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC
- Topic D: Implement Network Device Hardening
- Topic E: Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes
Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions
- Topic A: Deploy Structured Cabling Systems
- Topic B: Deploy Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
- Topic C: Test and Troubleshoot Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
- Topic D: Deploy Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions
Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies
- Topic A: Install and Configure Wireless Technologies
- Topic B: Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues
- Topic C: Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity
Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies
- Topic A: Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types
- Topic B: Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types
- Topic C: Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types
- Topic D: Compare and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies
Using Remote Access Methods
- Topic A: Use Remote Access VPNs
- Topic B: Use Remote Access Management Methods
Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices
- Topic A: Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams
- Topic B: Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices
- Topic C: Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts
- Topic D: Identify Policies and Best Practices
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification. CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn. Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician, and IT cable installer.
This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Network+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Certification Exam.
Virtual CompTIA Network+ Certification (Exam N10-005) Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.