CompTIA Network+

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Duration: 5 Days
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Exams: Included
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Type: Classroom, Online, Onsite, Virtual
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Course Information

Course Overview

CompTIA Network+ validates the technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain and troubleshoot the essential networks that businesses rely on.

Unlike other vendor-specific networking certifications, CompTIA Network+ prepares candidates to support networks on any platform. CompTIA Network+ is the only certification that covers the specific skills that network professionals need. Other certifications are so broad, they don’t cover the hands-on skills and precise knowledge needed in today’s networking environments.

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Deploy and troubleshoot Ethernet networks.
  • Support IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
  • Configure and troubleshooting routers.
  • Support network services and applications.
  • Ensure network security and availability.
  • Deploy and troubleshooting wireless networks.
  • Support WAN links and remote access methods.
  • Support organizational procedures and site security controls.
  • Summarize cloud and datacenter architecture.

Outline

CompTIA Network+

Comparing OSI Model Network Functions

  • Compare and Contrast OSI Model Layers
  • Configure SOHO Networks

Deploying Ethernet Cabling

  • Summarize Ethernet Standards
  • Summarize Copper Cabling Types
  • Summarize Fiber Optic Cabling Types
  • Deploy Ethernet Cabling

Deploying Ethernet Switching

  • Deploy Networking Devices
  • Explain Network Interfaces
  • Deploy Common Ethernet Switching Features

Troubleshooting Ethernet Networks

  • Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshoot Common Cable Connectivity Issues

Explaining IPv4 Addressing

  • Explain IPv4 Addressing Schemes
  • Explain IPv4 Forwarding
  • Configure IP Networks and Subnets

Supporting IPv4 and IPv6 Networks

  • Use Appropriate Tools to Test IP Configuration
  • Troubleshoot IP Networks
  • Explain IPv6 Addressing Schemes

Configuring and Troubleshooting Routers

  • Compare and Contrast Routing Concepts
  • Compare and Contrast Dynamic Routing Concepts
  • Install and Troubleshoot Routers

Explaining Network Topologies and Types

  • Explain Network Types and Characteristics
  • Explain Tiered Switching Architecture
  • Explain Virtual LANs

Explaining Transport Layer Protocols

  • Compare and Contrast Transport Protocols
  • Use Appropriate Tools to Scan Network Ports

Explaining Network Services

  • Explain the Use of Network Addressing Services
  • Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
  • Configure DNS Services

Explaining Network Applications

  • Explain the Use of Web, File/Print, and Database Services
  • Explain the Use of Email and Voice Services

Ensuring Network Availability

  • Explain the Use of Network Management Services
  • Use Event Management to Ensure Network Availability
  • Use Performance Metrics to Ensure Network Availability

Explaining Common Security Concepts

  • Explain Common Security Concept
  • Explain Authentication Methods

Supporting and Troubleshooting Secure Networks

  • Compare and Contrast Security Appliances
  • Troubleshoot Service and Security Issues

Deploying and Troubleshooting Wireless Networks

  • Summarize Wireless Standards
  • Install Wireless Networks
  • Troubleshoot Wireless Networks
  • Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Security

Comparing WAN Links and Remote Access Methods

  • Explain WAN Provider Links
  • Compare and Contrast Remote Access Methods

Explaining Organizational and Physical Security Concepts

  • Explain Organizational Documentation and Policies
  • Explain Physical Security Methods
  • Compare and Contrast Internet of Things Devices

Explaining Disaster Recovery and High Availability Concepts

  • Explain Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Explain High Availability Concepts

Applying Network Hardening Techniques

  • Compare and Contrast Types of Attacks
  • Apply Network Hardening Techniques

Summarizing Cloud and Datacenter Architecture

  • Summarize Cloud Concepts
  • Explain Virtualization and Storgae Area Network Technologies
  • Explain Datacenter Network Architecture

Labs:

  • Exploring the Lab Environment
  • Configure a SOHO RouterCapture Network Traffic
  • Configure Interface Settings
  • Configure IPv4 Static Addressing
  • Analyze ARP Traffic
  • Use Tools to Test IP Configuration
  • Configure IPv6 Static Addressing
  • Configure Static Routing
  • Configure Dynamic Routing
  • Troubleshoot IP Networks (Parts A and B)
  • Use Network Scanners
  • Analyze a DHCP Server Configuration
  • Analyze a DNS Server Configuration
  • Analyze Application Security Configurations
  • Configure Secure Access Channels
  • Configure Syslog
  • Analyze Network Performance
  • Verify Service and Application Configuration
  • Configure a NAT Firewall
  • Configure Remote Access
  • Develop Network Documentation
  • Backup and Restore Network Device Configuration
  • Analyze an On-path Attack
  • Configure Port Security
  • Troubleshoot Service and Security Issues

Assessment

CompTIA Network+

  • Exam time: 90 minutes
  • Multiple-choice style: 90 questions
  • Pass mark: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Closed-book exam (i.e. no reference materials are allowed during the exam)

What's Included

  • 5-days training and exam preparation from NILC’s accredited CompTIA trainer
  • Official CompTIA course notes and materials
  • CompTIA examination voucher – valid for 12 months
  • Exam Pass Guarantee – if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free. All that will be payable is the examination fee which is charged by the examination board. Applies to instructor-led courses only.

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CompTIA FAQ's

How do I take my CompTIA exam?

You can take a CompTIA certification exam either online or in-person at a Person VUE test center.

I want to work in IT, but I don’t know where to start. Which certification is best for me?

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) certification is recommended for career-changers and students preparing to enter the IT workforce. That’s because CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT. The CompTIA Career Pathway showcases different paths you can take and the certifications within that pathway. If you already have some technical knowledge but need credentials to get your foot in the door, check out CompTIA A+. This certification is the industry standard for entry-level IT jobs, including technical support specialist and help desk technician.

Why should I choose CompTIA?

There are a lot of other certifications out there. It depends on what area you’re looking to get certified in and which companies offer those certifications. CompTIA is vendor-neutral, so the skills you learn can be applied to any product. Other certifications, such as Cisco and Microsoft, are vendor-specific, meaning that the skills you learn only focus on a specific product. Starting with a vendor-neutral certification like CompTIA’s can help you build a foundation of skills that allows you to dive deeper with a vendor-specific certification.

What skills do I need to be successful in IT?

IT pros must actively acquire new skills to keep up with evolving technology. These in-demand skills will keep you competitive and functioning well in your IT career, regardless of what the future holds. The most sought out IT skills include not only technical skills – such as cloud computing, programming and tech support – but also professional skills like project management, communication and problem solving.

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