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MTA Networking Fundamentals (98-366) - New

MTA Networking Fundamentals (98-366) - New

MTA Networking Fundamentals (98-366) - New

3 Sessions -
5 Hours of Interactive Training

The MTA Networking Fundamentals (98-366) course is an excellent entry-level certification course for those looking to gain a network certification and increase employability prospects for any junior to mid-level networking career. This course covers, in detail, three networking aspects: network infrastructure, networking hardware, and protocols and services. This course is also a solid precursor to other networking certifications, most notably the CompTIA Network+ certification.

  • Learn from an expert the MTA 98-366 exam objectives
  • Pre/Post test questions and interactive labs
  • Access your 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: Course Opening

  • Introduction
  • How to Study for This Exam

Section B: Network Types

  • Internet, Intranet, Extranet
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Security Zones
  • Firewalls

Section C: Local Area Networks

  • Perimeter Networks
  • Addressing
  • Reserved Address Ranges
  • VLANs
  • Wired and Wireless LANs

Section D: Wide Area Networks

  • Leased Lines, Dial-Up, ISDN
  • VPN
  • T1, T3, E1, E3
  • DSL, Cable Modem

Section E: Wireless Networks

  • Standards and Characteristics
  • Types of Network Security
  • P2P and Ad Hoc Connections
  • Wireless Bridging

Section F: Network Topologies

  • Star, Mesh
  • Ring, Bus
  • Logical and Physical Topologies

Session 2

Section A: Understand Switches

  • Transmission Speeds
  • Number and Type of Ports
  • Number and Speed of Uplinks
  • Managed or Unmanaged Switches
  • VLAN Capabilities
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches
  • Hardware Redundancy and Support
  • Backplane Speed
  • Switching Types and MAC Address Tables
  • Hubs vs. Switches
  • Virtual Switches

Section B: Understand Routers

  • Transmission Speed Considerations
  • Directly Connected Routes
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing
  • RIP vs. OSPF
  • Default Routes
  • Routing Table and Selection
  • Routing Table Memory
  • NAT
  • Software Routing in Windows Server
  • Installing and Configuring Routing
  • Quality of Service

Section C: Understand Media Types

  • Cable Types and Characteristics
  • Fiber Optic
  • Twisted-Pair
  • CAT Cabling
  • Wireless
  • Susceptibility

Session 3

Section A: Understand the OSI Model

  • OSI Model
  • TCP Model
  • OSI/TCP Models and Layers
  • TCP and UDP
  • Well-Known Ports
  • Packets and Frames

Section B: Understand IPv4

  • IPv4 Overview
  • Subnetting
  • IPv4 Ipconfig
  • Why Use IPv4
  • Addressing
  • IPv4 to IPv6 Tunneling Protocols
  • Dual IP Stack
  • Subnet Masks
  • Gateway
  • Ports and Packets
  • Reserved Address Ranges

Section C: Understand IPv6

  • IPv6 Subnetting
  • IPv6 Ipconfig
  • Why Use IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing, Subnet Masks
  • IPv6 Gateways
  • IPv6 Ports and Packets
  • IPv6 Reserved Address Ranges

Section D: Understand Name Resolution

  • DNS
  • Resource Records
  • WINS, Name Resolution Process Steps
  • HOSTS File
  • LMHOSTS File

Section E: Understand Networking Services

  • DHCP
  • Network Address Translation
  • Firewalls
  • Remote Access, VPNs

Section F: Understand TCP/IP

  • Ping
  • Tracert
  • Pathping
  • Telnet
  • Ipconfig
  • Netstat
  • Reserved Ranges, Protocols
  • Course Conclusion