Length
5 days
Version
N10-007

Overview

This five-day 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.

This course is also for students who are preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam N10-007.

Key Topics

Detailed Info
  • Explaining the OSI Model and TCP/IP Models
  • Explaining Properties of Network Traffic
  • Installing and Configuring Switched Networks
  • Configuring IP Networks
  • Installing and Configuring Routed Networks
  • Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols
  • Network Applications and Storage Services
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks
  • Networking Attacks and Mitigations
  • Installing and Configuring Security Devices
  • Authentication and Access Controls
  • Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions
  • Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies
  • Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies
  • Using Remote Access Methods
  • Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices
Skills Gained
Key Topics
Target Audience
Prerequisites

Skills Gained

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Key Topics

Lesson 1 : Explaining the OSI Model and TCP/IP Models

  • Explain OSI Model Layers
  • Explain the TCP/IP Suite

Lesson 2 : Explaining Properties of Network Traffic

  • Explain Media Types and Access Methods
  • Deploy Ethernet Standards
  • Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces

Lesson 3 : Installing and Configuring Switched Networks

  • Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges
  • Install and Configure Switches
  • Compare and Contrast Network Topologies
  • Compare and Contrast Network Types

Lesson 4 : Configuring IP Networks

  • Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
  • Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Utilities
  • Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
  • Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes
  • Configure IPv6 Addressing Components
  • Configure DHCP Services

Lesson 5 : Installing and Configuring Routed Networks

  • Explain Characteristics of Routing
  • Install and Configure Routers

Lesson 6 : Configuring and Monitoring Ports and Protocols

  • Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols
  • Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers
  • Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
  • Configure DNS and IPAM Services

Lesson 7 : Explaining Network Applications and Storage Services

  • Explain the Uses of Network Applications
  • Explain the Uses of Voice Services and Advanced Networking Devices
  • Explain the Uses of Virtualization and Network Storage Services
  • Summarize the Concepts of Cloud Services

Lesson 8 : Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networks

  • Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs
  • Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues

Lesson 9 : Explaining Networking Attacks and Mitigations

  • Summarize Common Networking Attacks
  • Explain the Characteristics of VLANs
  • Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding

Lesson 10 : Installing and Configuring Security Devices

  • Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
  • Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM

Lesson 11 : Explaining Authentication and Access Controls

  • Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks
  • Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services
  • Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC
  • Implement Network Device Hardening
  • Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes

Lesson 12 : Deploying and Troubleshooting Cabling Solutions

  • Deploy Structured Cabling Systems
  • Deploy Twisted-pair Cabling Solutions
  • Test and Troubleshoot Twisted-pair Cabling Solutions
  • Deploy Coax and Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions

Lesson 13 : Implementing and Troubleshooting Wireless Technologies

  • Install and Configure Wireless Technologies
  • Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues
  • Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity

Lesson 14 : Comparing and Contrasting WAN Technologies

  • Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types
  • Compare and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies

Lesson 15 : Using Remote Access Methods

  • Use Remote Access VPNs
  • Use Remote Access Management and File Transfer Methods

Lesson 16 : Identifying Site Policies and Best Practices

  • Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams
  • Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices
  • Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Identify Policies and Best Practices

Target Audience

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).

Prerequisites

A typical student taking this course should have a minimum of nine months of professional computer support experience as a PC or help desk technician. To ensure your success in this course, you will need basic Windows end-user computer skills. Networking experience is helpful but not mandatory; A+ certification or equivalent skills and knowledge is helpful but not mandatory.

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