Network +

Course

In Worcester

£ 995 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Worcester

  • Duration

    3 Days

Description

The course provides delegates with a wide technical knowledge of networking.
Suitable for: Those who want intensive technical knowledge about the components of networking. Those delegates wanting to prepare for the CompTIA Network + exam.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Worcester (Worcestershire)
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8-10 The Moors, WR1 3EE

Starts

On request

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Course programme

THE COURSE
The course provides delegates with a wide technical knowledge of networking. It covers all of the basic networking components used in today's environments, along with a range of protocols, cable types and network devices.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Those who want intensive technical knowledge about the components of networking. Those delegates wanting to prepare for the CompTIA Network + exam.

PRE-REQUISITES
Delegates must have attended either our Windows 2000, XP Introduction or the A+ Operating Systems course or have the equivalent knowledge.

COURSE TOPICS
NETWORKING CONCEPTS

Networking Concepts
Networking Models
Client/Server Network
The Centralised Computing Model
Types of Network
Intranets
Network Topologies
Physical Topologies
Media Access Methods
Contention Based Access Methods
Network Connectivity
Twisted Pair Cables
Fibre Optic Cables
Unbound Transmission
Radio Transmission
Microwave
Protocols
Installing a Protocol
Binding Order
Chapter Summary

NETWORK HARDWARE
Introduction
The Network Interface Card
The Transceiver
Configuring a NIC
MAC Address
Speed and Duplex
Network Devices
Hubs, Collision and Broadcast Domains
Switches
Bridges
Routers

A Comparison of Network Devices
Chapter Summary

THE OSI LAYER MODEL
The OSI 7 Layer Model
Structure of the OSI Reference Model
How hosts communicate using the OSI model as a reference
Introduction to the different layers
Data Flow through the OSI Model
The OSI Layers in detail
Session Layer Protocols
Error Checking
The Network Layer
Routing
Data Link Layer
The Physical Layer
Mnemonics
Chapter Summary

TCP/IP AND ITS UTILITIES
The TCP/IP and its Utilities
The TCP/IP model
Application Layer
Common TCP/IP protocols
Transport Layer Protocols
TCP/IP ports
TCP/IP Utilities
Netstat
Nbtstat
Ping
Tracert
Ipconfig
Ipconfig options
TCP/IP transmission types

INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) ADDRESSING
IP Addresses
Converting Decimal into Binary
Classes of IP address
How Subnet masks work
ANDing an IP Address
Default masks and host ranges
Private IP address ranges
Classless Inter Domain Routing
Subnetting
Subnetting Class B addresses
Subnetting in your head
Determining how many hosts are in a host range
Subnetting Class C addresses
Subnetting Class A addresses
Class A subnet masks in full
Binary to Decimal Conversion Table
IP version 6 addresses

TCP/IP IN A LAN
Introduction
Assigning IP addresses
Automatically assigned IP addresses
DHCP
The DHCP Server
Client Reservation
DHCP Client
Seeing DHCP traffic

Automatic Private IP addresses
Resolving names to IP addresses
WINS
The LMHOSTS file
LMHOSTS continued
DNS
DNS and Active Directory
DNS Records
The HOSTS File
The advantages of a name resolution server
Name Resolution summary

ROUTING AND VLANS
Introduction
Routing
The Routing Table
Interior and Exterior routers
The routing table in detail
Dynamic Routing
Dynamic Routing Protocols
Routing Information Protocol
Open Shortest Path First
Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
Static Routes
Default Routes
Virtual LANs

WIDE AREA NETWORKING
Wide Area Networking
WAN Terminology
Types of WAN networks
WAN Technologies
Frame Relay
X.25
ATM
ADSL
SONET and SDH
Virtual Private Networks
Firewalls
Proxies
Filtering Routers
Chapter Summary

OPERATING SYSTEMS AND DISASTER RECOVERY
Introduction
Windows NT4
NT4's Directory Service
Windows 2000
Active Directory
Windows 2003
Novell Netware
UNIX
NTFS
Folder Permissions
NTFS Folder Permissions
Effective Permissions
NTFS versus Shared Folder permissions
Fault Tolerant Systems
Network Troubleshooting
Monitoring the Network

Network +

£ 995 + VAT