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A+ (220-902) Domain 2: Other Operating Systems and Technologies Course

A+ (220-902) Domain 2: Other Operating Systems and Technologies Course

A+ (220-902) Domain 2: Other Operating Systems and Technologies Course

1 Sessions -
3 Hours of Interactive Training

For the first time, significant coverage on the A+ exam is given to Mac and Linux operating systems. This course, then, will cover best practices for both Mac and Linux and tools used on Mac systems as well as tools used on Linux systems. The focus will then shift to other operating system technologies such as virtualization, basic cloud concepts, and network services. Finally, this course will cover mobile operating system features (iOS, Android, and Windows) and the all-important topics of mobile device connectivity and setting up email on mobile devices. This course thoroughly covers the objectives in the Other Operating Systems and Technologies domain on the A+ 220-902 exam. ____________________________________________________ Included with the purchase of this course is a project workbook. With 215 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+ 220-902 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: Other Operating Systems and Technologies

  • Introduction

Section B: Mac and Linux Operating Systems

  • Mac Best Practices
  • Create a Backup
  • Disk Maintenance
  • System Updates
  • Mac Tools
  • Screen Sharing
  • Multiple Desktops
  • Keychain
  • Spotlight
  • iCloud
  • Gestures
  • Finder and Remote Disk
  • Boot Camp
  • Dock
  • Linux Commands
  • Linux File Commands
  • Linux Administrative Commands

Section C: Client-Side Virtualization

  • Purpose of Virtual Machines
  • Resource Requirements
  • Emulator Requirements
  • Security Requirements
  • Network Requirements
  • Hypervisor

Section D: Basic Cloud Concepts

  • Software as a Service
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Cloud Types
  • Rapid Elasticity
  • On-Demand Computing
  • Resource Pooling
  • Measured Service

Section E: Network Services

  • Server Roles
  • Server Types
  • Internet Appliances
  • Legacy and Embedded Systems

Section F: Mobile Operating System Features

  • Android, iOS, and Windows
  • App Sources
  • Screen Orientation and Calibration
  • GPS and Geotracking
  • Wi-Fi Calling
  • Launcher
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Software Development Kits
  • Emergency Notification

Section G: Mobile Device Connectivity and Email

  • Hotspots
  • Tethering
  • Airplane Mode
  • Enable Bluetooth and Pair Devices
  • Test Bluetooth
  • Corporate Email Configuration
  • Commercial Provider Email Configuration
  • PRI Updates
  • Radio Firmware
  • VPN

Section H: Mobile Device Synchronization

  • Types of Data to Synchronize
  • Synchronization Methods
  • Mutual Authentication
  • Software Requirements on a PC
  • Connection Types for Synchronization