Course Description

The CompTIA Network+ certification course builds on your existing knowledge and 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. For those pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification.

Course Outline

Identify common computing models and network/internet work connectivity devices; understand layers of the OSI model and how data transfers between layers; identify IP addressing classes and understand subnets and subnet masks; identify other protocols such as IPX/SPX and AppleTalk Demonstrate, changing binding order of protocols; determine Network Operating System (NOS) requirements; identify networking services such as DHCP, DNS and WINS; install and configure Windows NT peer-to-peer network; install and configure Windows 2000 network; install and configure Novell network; install and configure Red Hat Linux network; discuss practical issues related to troubleshooting; develop a methodical troubleshooting approach to identify and solve problems involving web clients; investigate potential problems caused by DNS servers; identify solutions provided by networking companies; describe steps involved in upgrading network operating system software; describe steps involved in adding or upgrading networking hardware; discuss pros and cons of making changes to a network; describe method used to upgrade a LAN from 10BaseT to 100BaseT; describe how to replace a web server with minimum downtime; understand different types of viruses and how to use virus scanning software; and discuss the importance of backing up data.
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