CompTIA Network+ Certification

Duration: 
4 days

Overview

CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn.

Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

Prerequisites

Students should meet the following criteria prior to taking the course:

  • Taken and passed both CompTIA A+ Certification exams or have 9-12 months knowledge and experience of IT administration.
  • Be able to configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices.
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).
  • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.
  • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls.

Course Outline

Module 1 - Local Area Networks

Topologies and the OSI Model

Key Features of Networks Network Topologies The OSI Model Physical Layer Data Link Layer Network Layer Transport Layer Upper Layers OSI Model Summary Labs - VM Orientation

Ethernet

Transmission Media Media Access Control Broadcast Domains Ethernet Frames Ethernet Deployment Standards MAC Addressing Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Packet Sniffers Labs - Configuring Ethernet Networking

Hubs, Bridges, and Switches

Hubs and Bridges Switches Switch Interface Configuration Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Infrastructure and Design

Network Infrastructure Implementations Planning an Enterprise Campus Network Network Hierarchy and Distributed Switching Software Defined Networking Planning a SOHO Network TCP/IP Protocol Suite

Policies and Best Practices

Procedures and Standards Safety Procedures Incident Response Policies Security and Data Policies Password Policy Employee Policies  

Module 2 - IP Addressing

Internet Protocol

IPv4 IPv4 Address Structure Subnet Masks IP Routing Basics ipconfig / ifconfig ICMP and ping Labs - Configuring IPv4 Networking

IPv4 Addressing

IPv4 Addressing Schemes Classful Addressing Public versus Private Addressing Subnetting and Classless Addressing Planning an IPv4 Addressing Scheme Public Internet Addressing Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM) Labs - Configuring IPv4 Subnets

IPv6 Addressing

IPv6 Address Format IPv6 Addressing Schemes IPv6 Address Autoconfiguration Migrating to IPv6 Labs - Configuring IPv6 Networking

DHCP and APIPA

IPv4 Address Autoconfiguration Configuring DHCP DHCPv6 Labs - Configuring Address Autoconfiguration

Module 3 - Internetworking

Routing

Routing Basics Routing Algorithms and Metrics Dynamic Routing Protocols Administrative Distance and Route Redistribution IPv4 and IPv6 Internet Routing High Availability Routing Installing and Configuring Routers Routing Troubleshooting Tools Labs - Configuring Routing

TCP and UDP

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) User Datagram Protocol (UDP) TCP and UDP Ports Port Scanners Protocol Analyzers Labs - TCP and Port Scanning

Name Resolution and IPAM

Host Names and FQDNs Domain Name System Configuring DNS Servers Resource Records Name Resolution Tools IP Address Management (IPAM) Labs - Configuring Name Resolution and IPAM

Monitoring and Scanning

Performance Monitoring Network Monitoring Utilities Logs and Event Management Simple Network Management Protocol Analyzing Performance Metrics Patch Management Vulnerability Scanning Labs - Performance Testing and Monitoring

Network Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Procedures Identifying the Problem Establishing a Probable Cause Establishing a Plan of Action Troubleshooting Hardware Failure Issues Troubleshooting Addressing Issues Troubleshooting DHCP Issues Troubleshooting Name Resolution Troubleshooting Services  

Module 4 - Applications and Security

Applications and Services

TCP/IP Services HTTP and Web Servers SSL / TLS and HTTPS Email (SMTP / POP / IMAP) Voice Services (VoIP and VTC) Real-time Services Protocols Quality of Service Traffic Shaping Bottlenecks and Load Balancing Multilayer Switches Labs - Configuring Application Protocols

Virtualization, SAN, and Cloud Services

Virtualization Technologies Network Storage Types Fibre Channel and InfiniBand iSCSI Cloud Computing Configuring Cloud Connectivity

Network Security Design

Security Basics Common Networking Attacks Network Segmentation and DMZ Virtual LANs (VLAN) VLAN Trunks Network Address Translation (NAT) Device and Service Hardening Honeypots and Penetration Tests

Network Security Appliances

Basic Firewalls Stateful Firewalls Deploying a Firewall Configuring a Firewall Deploying a Proxy Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Denial of Service Labs - Configuring a NAT Firewall

Authentication and Endpoint Security

Authentication and Access Controls Social Engineering Authentication Technologies PKI and Digital Certificates Local Authentication RADIUS and TACACS+ Directory Services Endpoint Security Network Access Control Labs - Secure Appliance Administration

Module 5 - Operations and Infrastructure

Network Site Management

Network Cabling Solutions Distribution Frames Change and Configuration Management Network Documentation and Diagrams Labeling Physical Security Devices Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Network Link Management Power Management Backup Management Labs - Network Inventory Management

Installing Cabled Networks

Twisted Pair Cable (UTP / STP / ScTP) Twisted Pair Connectors Wiring Tools and Techniques Cable Testing Tools Troubleshooting Wired Connectivity Other Copper Cable Types Fiber Optic Cable and Connectors Transceivers and Media Converters

Installing Wireless Networks

Wireless Standards (IEEE 802.11) Wireless Network Topologies Wireless Site Design Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity Wireless Security Wi-Fi Authentication Extensible Authentication Protocol Troubleshooting Wireless Security Wireless Controllers

Installing WAN Links

Wide Area Networks (WAN) Telecommunications Networks Modern Telecommunications Networks Local Loop Services Installing WAN Links Wireless WAN Services Internet of Things

Configuring Remote Access

Remote Access Services (RAS) MPLS and PPP SIP Trunks Virtual Private Networks (VPN) SSL / TLS / DTLS VPNs IPsec Internet Key Exchange / ISAKMP Remote Access Servers Remote Administration Tools Managing Network Appliances Remote File Access Labs - Configuring Secure Access Channels - Configuring a Virtual Private Network

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Manchester
Manchester4 2194 £2194 2019-08-12
Virtual
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Tyne and Wear
Newcastle4 2194 £2194 2019-08-19
Virtual
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Midlands
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Berkshire
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Lancashire
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Gloucester
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Somerset
Bath4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Oxfordshire
Oxford4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Bedfordshire
Luton4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Northamptonshire
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Dorset
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Dorset
Poole4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Midlands
Wolverhampton4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Worcestershire
Worcester4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
London
London4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Staffordshire
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Lincolnshire
Lincoln4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Dorset
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Berkshire
Swindon4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
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Midlands
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Midlands
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Middlesbrough
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Inverness
Inverness4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Cumbria
Carlisle4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Leicestershire
Hinckley4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Berkshire
Swindon4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Essex
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Yorkshire
Doncaster4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Dorset
Poole4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Warwickshire
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Glamorgan
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Clwyd
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Midlands
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Essex
Chelmsford4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Oxfordshire
Oxford4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Yorkshire
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Berkshire
Slough4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Midlands
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Cheshire
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Inverness
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Gloucestershire
Cirencester4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Sunderland
Sunderland4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Manchester
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Kent
Canterbury4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Surrey
Guildford4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Derbyshire
Buxton4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Devon
Plymouth4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Jersey
Jersey4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Cheshire
Crewe4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
London
London4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Hampshire
Portsmouth4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Yorkshire
Wakefield4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Clwyd
Wrexham4 2194 £2194 2019-08-27
Aberdeenshire
Aberdeen4 2194 £2194 2019-09-02
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-09-02
Midlands
Birmingham5 2194 £2194 2019-09-02
Kent
Maidstone4 2194 £2194 2019-09-09
Bristol
Bristol5 2194 £2194 2019-09-09
Kent
Maidstone4 2194 £2194 2019-09-09
Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes4 2194 £2194 2019-09-16
Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes4 2194 £2194 2019-09-16
Berkshire
Reading4 2194 £2194 2019-09-30
Berkshire
Reading4 2194 £2194 2019-09-30
London
London5 2194 £2194 2019-10-07
London
London5 2194 £2194 2019-10-07
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-10-14
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-10-14
Midlands
Birmingham4 2194 £2194 2019-10-21
Somerset
Bath5 2194 £2194 2019-10-21
Midlands
Birmingham4 2194 £2194 2019-10-21
Glamorgan
Cardiff4 2194 £2194 2019-10-28
London
London4 2194 £2194 2019-11-04
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-11-11
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-11-11
Yorkshire
Sheffield4 2194 £2194 2019-11-11
Northern Ireland
Belfast4 2194 £2194 2019-11-11
Yorkshire
Leeds4 2194 £2194 2019-11-18
London
London5 2194 £2194 2019-11-18
Norfolk
Norwich4 2194 £2194 2019-11-18
Yorkshire
Leeds4 2194 £2194 2019-11-18
Sussex
Brighton4 2194 £2194 2019-11-25
Sussex
Brighton4 2194 £2194 2019-11-25
Hampshire
Southampton4 2194 £2194 2019-12-02
Hampshire
Southampton4 2194 £2194 2019-12-02
Yorkshire
Leeds5 2194 £2194 2019-12-09
London
London5 2194 £2194 2019-12-09
London
London4 2194 £2194 2019-12-09
Virtual
Virtual4 2194 £2194 2019-12-09
London
London5 2194 £2194 2019-12-16
Merseyside
Liverpool4 2194 £2194 2019-12-16
Tyne and Wear
Newcastle5 2194 £2194 2019-12-16
Merseyside
Liverpool4 2194 £2194 2019-12-16
London
London5 2194 £2194 2020-01-06