N100 - Network+

Course

In Cardiff

£ 1,395 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

  • Duration

    5 Days

Description

This five day course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and install the TCP/IP client as well as a wide range of vendor and product neutral networking technologies. The aim of the certification is to allow computer network technicians to show they have the knowledge and skills required to perform a wide range of IT related tasks in the area of network support.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Cardiff
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East Moors Road, CF24 5RR

Starts

On request

To take into account

Before attending this course, students must have: Attended or have knowledge of the material covered in the A+ Certification.

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Course programme


Overview
This five day course covers the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and install the TCP/IP client as well as a wide range of vendor and product neutral networking technologies. The aim of the certification is to allow computer network technicians to show they have the knowledge and skills required to perform a wide range of IT related tasks in the area of network support.


Examination information

This course prepares delegates for the CompTIA Network + exam (N10 002).


Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:
Attended or have knowledge of the material covered in the A+ Certification.
Course outline

Module 1: Networking Fundamentals
Why do we need Networks?
Mainframes
The PC Revolution
Other Networks
Wireless Networking
Extranets
Network Technologies
Broadcast Topologies
Wireless LAN Topologies
Co-operative Networking
Peer-to-Peer Networking
Client/Server Networking
Master/Slave Networking
Features and Benefits of Networks


Module 2: Physical Links and Interfaces
Physical Components of a Network
Network Interface Cards
Wireless LAN Adapters
LAN Cabling and Links
Coaxial Cabling
Thinnet Connectors and Terminators
Thicknet (10 base5) Cabling
Cabling; Twisted Pair
Cable Categories
Using a Crimping Tool
Fibre Optic Connectors-SC and ST
Direct Connections - Leased Lines
UART
CSU/DSU
RS-232
DB-9 Connectors
Modem Diagnostics
Other Connectors


Module 3: Network Protocols and Devices
What is a Network Protocol?
OSI 7-Layer Reference Model - Basics/Layers/Protocols
Protocol Data Unit (PDU)
Logical Link Control (802.2)
MAC Addresses
Repeaters
Hubs
Virtual LANs
Gateways
Other Network Protocols
802 Standards


Module 4: LAN Technologies
Overview of LAN Technologies
Early Ethernet Implementations
Faster Ethernet Standards
802.11b - An Extension to the 802.3 Ethernet Standard
FDDI
FDDI Physical Connections
FDDI Fault Tolerance
FDDI Frame Format
Other LAN Technologies


Module 5: WAN Technologies
Features of WAN Technologies
Remote Connection Types
Direct Connections - Leased Lines
High-Level Data Link Control - HDLC
Circuit-switched Networks
Serial Line Internet Protocol - SLIP
Dial-up Networking via the Internet
Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol (PPTP)
Independent Computing Architecture
X.25/OSI Reference Model
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
Synchronous Optical Network


Module 6: Fundamentals of TCP/IP
History
Standards
TCP/IP Protocols and Architecture
Network Interface Layer
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
Transport Layer
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
Network ID and Host ID
Classes of IP Address
Private IP Address
Dynamic Routing Protocols
TCP/IP Utilities
TRACERT
PATHPING
IPCONFIG
WINIPCFG
IFCONFIG
NSLOOKUP
NETSTAT
NBTSTAT
ARP


Module 7: TCP/IP Applications
Ports and Sockets
DHCP Mechanisms/Implementation
Name Resolution
Domain Name System (DNS)
Zones of Authority
Name Server Roles
Name Resolution by Broadcast
NetBIOS Name Resolution by NetBIOS Name Server-NBNS
Overview of the Internet
The World Wide Web
Browsers
Internet Service Providers
Firewalls
Proxy Servers
Network Time Protocol
Management Information Base - MIB


Module 8: Network Operating Systems and Applications
Overview of Network Operating Systems
Resource Sharing
Client Based Interoperability
Choosing a Network Operating System
Network Applications
Directory Services and X.500
Distributed Applications


Module 9: Microsoft Windows Networking
Introduction to Windows 2000
Windows 2000 File Systems
Planning for Windows 2000 Installation
Installing Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Management Console
User Accounts
Client and Server Services for Microsoft Networks
Alternative NetWare Connectivity Methods
Interoperability with Other Networks


Module 10: UNIX Networking
UNIX Implementations
Features of Linux
Disk, Directory and File Structure
Disks and Partitions
File Systems
Logging into Linux
Linux Administration
File Management
Security Management
Useful Commands and Utilities


Module 12: Macintosh Networking
Features of Mac OS
Mac OS X
Disk and File Management
Network Configuration
Security Mangement


Module 13: Network Administration
Overview of Network Administration
Managing Hardware and Software
Making Network Resources Available
User Accounts
User Privileges
User Profiles
Choosing a File System
Network Security
Threats - Internal and External
Password Policies
Data Encryption
IPSec
L2TP
SSL
Kerberos
Preserving Data
Accidental Damage to Data


Module 14: Network Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Tools
Step-by-Step Troubleshooting
Common Problems

N100 - Network+

£ 1,395 + VAT