LearnKey Training

A+ (220-901) Domain 2: Networking Course

A+ (220-901) Domain 2: Networking Course

A+ (220-901) Domain 2: Networking Course

1 Sessions -
3 Hours of Interactive Training

In LearnKey's A+ (220-901) Domain 2: Networking course students will learn the basics of networking, including small office home office (SOHO) wired and wireless networks. Additionally covered is the equipment necessary to set up these networks, including hubs, switches, routers, and access points. Students will also become well-versed in network cables, connectors, and the standards for both cables and connectors. This course thoroughly covers the networking objectives on the A+ 220-901 exam. __________________________________________________ Included with the purchase of this course is a project workbook. With over 140 pages of practice exercises consisting of hands-on labs, conceptual design exercises, and troubleshooting exercises, all with the purpose of sharpening your skills in preparation for the A+ 220-901 exam. The workbook maps directly to the video portion of this course, making it easy for you to get the right kind of training and practice for each exam objective.

  • Gain the skills and confidence required to successfully obtain your A+ certification
  • Interactive labs and dozens of pre/post test questions covering all exam objectives
  • View your online courseware anytime anywhere

About The Author
Jason Manibog, LearnKey’s senior instructor, has spent over 15 years in the Information Technology arena as a trainer, consultant, and courseware writer. Jason is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with multiple certifications in Microsoft, CompTIA, and Adobe. Jason brings a wealth of real-world experience and the ability to explain things in very practical, real-life like terms to any class he teaches, courseware he writes, or e-Learning courses he develops.

Session 1

Section A: Networking

  • Introduction to Networking

Section B: Network Cables and Connectors

  • Introduction to Cables
  • Twisted-Pair Cables
  • Crossover and Coaxial Cables

Section C: Cable and Connector Characteristics

  • Fiber Characteristics
  • Twisted-Pair Characteristics
  • Coaxial Characteristics

Section D: TCP/IP Properties and Characteristics

  • IPv4 vs. IPv6
  • Binary and Decimal
  • IPv6 Addresses
  • Public and Private IP Addresses
  • Static vs. Dynamic
  • Client-Side DNS and DHCP Settings
  • Subnet Masks
  • Subnet Classes
  • CIDR
  • Gateway

Section E: TCP and UDP

  • Ports
  • File Transfer and Encryption Ports
  • Remote Connectivity Ports
  • Email Ports
  • Protocols
  • TCP and UDP Differences

Section F: Wi-Fi Networking

  • Wi-Fi Standards
  • Wi-Fi Encryption Types

Section G: Install a SOHO Router

  • Configure Channels
  • Port Forwarding
  • Port Triggering
  • Set DHCP Role
  • Configure DMZ
  • Set NAT
  • Set QoS
  • Update Firmware
  • Configure UPnP

Section H: Internet and Network Types

  • Internet Connection Types
  • Fiber and Satellite
  • ISDN and Cellular
  • Tethering and Mobile Hotspots
  • Create a Mobile Hotspot
  • Network Types

Section I: Network Architecture Devices

  • Hubs, Switches, and Routers
  • Access Points and Modems
  • Bridges
  • Firewall
  • Patch Panel
  • Repeaters and Extenders
  • Ethernet and Power

Section J: Networking Tools

  • Cable Tools
  • Tone Generator and Probe
  • Wi-Fi Analyzer