CompTIA Network+ (N10-007)

Course Description

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ Exam. It is also suitable for those 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.

Audience Profile

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 (Exam N10-007). A typical student taking the CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-007) course should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.

Learning Objectives:

In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks, and configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.

You will:

– Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.

– Describe bounded network media.

– Describe unbounded network media.

– Identify the major types of network implementations.

– Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.

– Analyze routing and switching technologies.

– Identify the components of a TCP/IP implementation.

– Analyze network security.

– Implement network security.

– Identify the components of a WAN implementation.

– Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.

– Identify the components of a remote network implementation.

– Manage networks.

– Troubleshoot network issues.

Prerequisites

None. It is highly recommended to achieve A+ Certification first.

Course Outline

1 – NETWORK THEORY

  • Network Types
  • Network Standards and the OSI Model
  • Data Transmission Methods

2 – BOUNDED NETWORK MEDIA

  • Copper Media Fiber
  • Optic Media Bounded Network
  • Media Installation

3 – UNBOUNDED NETWORK MEDIA

  • Wireless Networking
  • Wireless Network Devices and Components
  • Implement Wireless Technology
  • Internet of Things

4 – NETWORK IMPLEMENTATIONS

  • Physical Network Topologies
  • Logical Network Topologies
  • Ethernet Networks
  • Network Devices

5 – TCP/IP ADDRESSING AND DATA DELIVERY

  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Default IP Addressing Schemes
  • Create Custom IP Addressing Schemes
  • IPv6 Addressing

6 – ROUTING AND SWITCHING

  • Switching Network Packet
  • Routing Static and Dynamic IP Routing
  • VLANs

7 – TCP/IP IMPLEMENTATION

  • Configure IP Addresses
  • Naming Services
  • TCP/IP Utilities
  • Common TCP/IP Protocols

8 – NETWORK SECURITY ANALYSIS

  • Introduction to Network Security
  • Network Security Policies
  • Physical Security
  • Common Network Attacks

9 – NETWORK SECURITY IMPLEMENTATION

  • Authentication Access
  • Control Port, Service, and Protocol
  • Security Wireless Network
  • Security Patches and Updates Mitigation Techniques

10 – WAN INFRASTRUCTURE

  • WAN Basics
  • WAN Connectivity Methods
  • WAN Transmission Technologies VoIP

11 – CLOUD AND VIRTUALIZATION TECHNIQUES

  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Network Storage Technologies
  • Cloud Computing

12 – REMOTE NETWORKING

  • Remote Network Architectures
  • Remote Access
  • Networking Implementations
  • Virtual Private Networking

13 – NETWORK MANAGEMENT

  • Monitor Networks
  • Document the Network
  • Establish Baselines
  • Optimize Network Performance
  • Ensure Business Continuity

14 – TROUBLESHOOTING NETWORK ISSUES

  • Network Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Network Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshoot Wired Connectivity and Performance Issues
  • Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity and Performance Issues
  • Troubleshoot Network Service Issues

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