Network+ Part 3: Network Implementation

The is the final course in a three part series on the Network+ curriculum that covers the relationship between client and server operating systems. It also covers network security and teaches on how to plan the network in particular fault tolerance and disaster recovery. Finally it teaches network troubleshooting considerations.

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Audience

The intended audience for this course includes experienced end users a novice to moderate level of experience in the installation support and troubleshooting of computer networks. A+ certification would be helpful but not required prior to this course. This course is mapped to the CompTIA Network+ certification program and prepares learners for exam N10-002. In addition the learner should have taken the first two parts of this series 14181 and 14182.

Objective

  • Identify capabilities of UNIX and Linux servers.
  • Identify capabilities of NetWare servers.
  • Identify capabilities of Windows 2000 and Windows NT servers.
  • Identify corporate standards that apply to elements of a network configuration.
  • Identify benefits of documenting network changes.
  • Identify factors to be considered when implementing software changes.
  • Identify guidelines for troubleshooting network problems.
  • Select factors to be considered when identifying a network problem.
  • Identify techniques used to isolate and solve a network problem.

Topics Include

Unit 1: Server and Client

  • Identify capabilities of UNIX and Linux servers.
  • Identify capabilities of NetWare servers.
  • Identify capabilities of Windows 2000 and Windows NT servers.
  • Identify capabilities of Mac OS servers.
  • Identify key factors for selecting a server operating system.
  • Identify capabilities of UNIX and Linux clients.
  • Identify capabilities of NetWare clients.
  • Identify capabilities of Windows clients.
  • Identify features of a network security policy.
  • Identify characteristics of firewalls.
  • Identify characteristics of a proxy server.
  • Identify functions and features of Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs).

Unit 2: Network Operations

  • Identify corporate standards that apply to elements of a network configuration.
  • Identify benefits of documenting network changes.
  • Identify factors to be considered when implementing software changes.
  • Match the phases in the network operating system (NOS) upgrade process with their considerations.
  • Identify the factors to be considered when implementing hardware changes.
  • Identify guidelines for ensuring network integrity and availability.
  • Identify features of the technologies used to maintain continuous availability of network data.
  • Identify features of technologies used to increase server availability.
  • Identify features of network redundancy.
  • Identify features of an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).
  • Identify features of Storage Area Networks (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NAS).
  • Identify factors to be considered when formulating a disaster recovery plan.
  • Select a data recovery option for a specific scenario.

Unit 3: Network Troubleshooting Considerations

  • Identify guidelines for troubleshooting network problems.
  • Select factors to be considered when identifying a network problem.
  • Identify techniques used to isolate and solve a network problem.
  • Identify factors to be considered when testing a solution to a network problem.
  • Identify functions of logs and indicators in the administration of a network.
  • Identify functions of performance monitors in the administration of a network.
  • Identify characteristics of protocol analyzers.
  • Identify product documentation resources available to network administrators.
  • Identify potential online resources available to a network administrator.
  • Identify the functions of crossover cables and loopback connectors.
  • Identify the functions of tone generators and tone locators.
  • Identify characteristics of wire map testers.
  • Match each multifunction cable tester test with its description.
  • Identify characteristics of optical testers.

Duration

8

Minimum Requirements

The CDROM version of this course requires:

  • At least a 486DX 33Mhz CPU.
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher and a Microsoft compatible mouse.
  • At least 8MB RAM.
  • At least VGA graphics capability with a minimum 512K video RAM (1MB video RAM recommended).
  • At least a double speed CDROM drive.
  • An MPC compliant sound card with attached speakers or headphones is recommended (Currently only the CDROM version supports audio).
The network version of this course requires:
  • At least a 486DX 33Mhz CPU.
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher and a Microsoft compatible mouse.
  • At least 8MB RAM and 22MB available hard disk space or file server space.
  • At least VGA graphics capability with a minimum 512K video RAM (1MB video RAM recommended).

Media

CDROM


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