The CompTIA Network+ Certification course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience
with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of networking career. Course Objectives: You will identify and describe all the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern PC-based computer networks, and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification examination, 2005 objectives (exam number N10-003).
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Identify the basic components of network theory.
Identify the major network communications methods.
Identify network data delivery methods.
List and describe network media and hardware components.
Identify the major types of network implementations.
Identify the components of a TCP/IP network implementation.
Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.
Identify characteristics of a variety of network protocols.
Identify the components of a LAN implementation.
Identify the components of a WAN implementation.
Identify major issues and technologies in network security.
Identify the components of a remote network implementation.
Identify major issues and technologies in disaster recovery.
Identify major data storage technologies and implementations.
Identify the primary network operating systems.
Identify major issues, models, tools, and techniques in network troubleshooting.
Basic networking concepts
Types of servers
Planning in network design
The OSI Model
Introduction to the OSI model
Network adapter configuration
Troubleshooting network adapter problems
Introduction to protocols
Channel access methods
Remote access protocols
Network cabling and devices
Network communication methods
Cables and connectors
Coaxial and fiber optic cables
Ethernet and Token Ring devices
Introduction to internetworking
Introducing bridges, routers and switches
Remote and WAN connectivity
Introduction to remote connectivity
Installing and configuring a modem
Remote Access Service (RAS) and remote access clients
Troubleshooting hardware components
Introduction to troubleshooting
Introduction to common network tools
The science of troubleshooting
Evolution of TCP/IP
TCP/IP addressing and subnetting
Subnetting and special addressing
TCP/IP installation and configuration
The HOSTS file and Domain Name System
NetBIOS name resolution
Firewalls and proxies
Troubleshooting network connectivity
TCP/IP troubleshooting tools
File Transfer Protocol
Identifying network operating system features
UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X Server
Network client review
Windows networking concepts
Directory services planning and implementation
Introduction to Active Directory
New Active Directory features in Windows Server 2003
Windows NT domains
Novell Directory Services/eDirectory
Accessing and managing resources in a Windows network
Creating and managing Active Directory user accounts
Introduction to group accounts
The NTFS file system and permissions
Working with shared folders
Introduction to printing concepts
Monitoring and troubleshooting a Windows server
Introduction to server monitoring
Troubleshooting with Event Viewer
Working with the Performance console
Managing and troubleshooting resources in a NetWare network