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MTA Networking Fundamentals

This three-day MTA Training course helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-366, and build an understanding of these topics: Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, and Protocols and Services. This... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
Computer Literacy and Windows 7
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Course Price (ILT)
R7,827.82

* incl. VAT

Exam
Included

Duration
3 Days

Course Content

Understanding Network Infrastructures

  • Understand the concepts of Internet, intranet, and extranet.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: VPN, security zones, firewalls.
  • Understand local area networks (LANs).
    This objective may include but is not limited to: perimeter networks; addressing; reserved address ranges for local use (including local loopback ip), VLANs; wired LAN and wireless LAN
  • Understand wide area networks (WANs).
    This objective may include but is not limited to: leased lines, dial-up, ISDN, VPN, T1, T3, E1, E3, DSL, Cable, , etc. and their characteristics (speed, availability). Item idea: Map T1, etc to a LAN or WAN
  • Understand wireless networking.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: Types of wireless networking standards and their characteristics (802.11A,B,G,N including different Ghz ranges), types of network security (WPA/WEP/802.1X etc.), point-to-point (P2P) wireless, wireless bridging
  • Understand network topologies and access methods.

Understanding Network Hardware

  • Understand switches.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: transmission speed; number and type of ports; number of uplinks; speed of uplinks; managed or unmanaged switches; VLAN capabilities; Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches,, security options; hardware redundancy; support; backplane speed; switching types, mac table;understanding capabilities of hubs vs. switches
  • Understand routers.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: transmission speed considerations, directly connected routes, static routing, dynamic routing (routing protocols), default routes; routing table and how it selects best route(s); routing table memory, NAT, software routing in Windows Server
  • Understand media types.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: cable types and their characteristics, including media segment length and speed; fibre optic; twisted pair shielded or nonshielded; catxx cabling, wireless; susceptibility to external interference (machinery, power cables, etc); susceptibility to electricity (lightning), susceptibility to interception.

Understanding Protocols and Services

  • Understand the OSI model.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: OSI model; TCP model; examples of devices, protocols, applications and which OSI/TCP layer they belong to; TCP and UDP; well-known ports for most used purposes (not necessarily Internet); packets and frames
  • Understand IPv4.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: subnetting; IPconfig; why use IPv6; addressing; ipv4toipv6 tunneling protocols to ensure backwards compatibility; dual ip stack; subnetmask; gateway; ports; packets; reserved address ranges for local use (including local loopback ip)
  • Understand IPv6.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: subnetting; IPconfig; why use IPv6; addressing; ipv4toipv6 tunneling protocols to ensure backwards compatibility; dual ip stack; subnetmask; gateway; ports; packets; reserved address ranges for local use (including local loopback ip)
  • Understand names resolution.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: DNS, WINS, steps in the name resolution process
  • Understand networking services.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: DHCP, remote access
  • Understand TCP/IP.
    This objective may include but is not limited to: tools, such as ping; tracert; pathping; Telnet; IPconfig; netstat, reserved address ranges for local use (including local loopback ip); protocols
CTU Training Solutions , Updated: October 9th, 2017

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