Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition Pearson uCertify

Gain hands-on expertise in the network methodologies and technologies with the Networking Essentials Fifth Edition course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The study guide provides required knowledge and skills to design and implement functional networks; configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices; use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks; identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations, and a lot more.

Here's what you will get

Lessons
Lessons
14+
Exercises
243+
Quizzes
249+
Flashcards
600+
Glossary of terms
600+
TestPrep
Pre-assessment Questions
117+
Post-Assessment Questions
112+
Lab
Performance lab
117+
Video tutorials
63+
Hours
18:40+
Video Tutorials
Video tutorials
191+

Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
Videos
191+
Hours
20:04+

Here's what you will learn

  • Introduction
  • Network Topologies
  • The OSI Model
  • The Ethernet LAN
  • Home Networking
  • Assembling an Office LAN
  • Testing and Troubleshooting a LAN
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Structured Cabling
  • Unshielded Twisted-Pair Cable
  • Terminating CAT6/5e/5 UTP Cables
  • Cable Testing and Certification
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Over Copper
  • Troubleshooting Cabling Systems
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • The Nature of Light
  • Fiber Attenuation and Dispersion
  • Optical Components
  • Optical Networking
  • Safety
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • The IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
  • 802.11 Wireless Networking
  • Bluetooth, WiMAX, RFID, and Mobile Communications
  • Configuring a Point-to-Multipoint Wireless LAN: A Case Study
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • The Network Bridge
  • The Network Switch
  • The Router
  • Interconnecting LANs with the Router
  • Configuring the Network Interface: Auto-Negotiation
  • The Console Port Connection
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • The TCP/IP Layers
  • Number Conversion
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnet Masks
  • CIDR Blocks
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to VLANs
  • Introduction to Switch Configuration
  • Spanning-Tree Protocol
  • Network Management
  • Power Over Ethernet
  • Switch Security
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Router Fundamentals
  • The Router's User EXEC Mode (Router>)
  • The Router's Privileged EXEC Mode (Router#)
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Distance Vector Protocols
  • Configuring RIP and RIPv2
  • Link State Protocols
  • Configuring the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Routing Protocol
  • Advanced Distance Vector Protocol: Configuring Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • IPv6 Routing
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • The Line Connection
  • Remote Access
  • Metro Ethernet/Carrier Ethernet
  • Network Services: DHCP and DNS
  • Internet Routing: BGP
  • Analyzing Internet Data Traffic
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Analyzing Computer Networks
  • Analyzing Computer Networks: FTP Data Packets
  • Analyzing Campus Network Data Traffic
  • Troubleshooting the Router Interface
  • Troubleshooting the Switch Interface
  • Troubleshooting Fiber Optics: The OTDR
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
  • Troubleshooting IP Networks
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Intrusion: How Attackers Gain Control of a Network
  • Denial of Service
  • Security Software and Hardware
  • Managing Network Access
  • Introduction to Virtual Private Networks
  • Wireless Security
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Enterprise Storage
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Introduction
  • Safety Standards and Codes
  • Industry Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Policies, Procedures, and Other Best Practices
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Summary
  • Questions and Problems
  • Lesson 1: Protocols and Reference Models
  • Lesson 2: Network Devices and Theory
  • Lesson 3: Network Topologies
  • Lesson 4: Network Services
  • Lesson 5: WAN Technologies
  • Lesson 6: Network Cables and Connectors
  • Lesson 7: Ethernet Switch Operation
  • Lesson 8: Wireless LAN Operation
  • Lesson 9: Network Addressing
  • Lesson 10: Routing Fundamentals
  • Lesson 11: Unified Communication Fundamental
  • Lesson 12: Virtualization Fundamentals
  • Lesson 13: Network Security
  • Lesson 14: Network Monitoring Tools and Analysis
  • Lesson 15: Network Best Practices
  • Lesson 16: Network Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 17: Final Preparation

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Identifying network topologies
  • Understanding functions of OSI layers
  • Installing a NIC
  • Obtaining MAC address
  • Understanding IEEE wireless standards
  • Creating a network manually
  • Connecting cable Internet access for your network
  • Configuring Windows 10 wireless settings
  • Connecting a wireless router to the laptop
  • Assembling components to complete the workstation
  • Connecting a workstation to the LAN and configuring IPv4 properties
  • Connecting a new workstation to the Internet
  • Checking IP connectivity between two network devices
  • Understanding ipconfig commands
  • Connecting patch cables between the patch panel and switch ports
  • Terminating a cable with an RJ-45 plug
  • Understanding types of dispersion
  • Identifying components of an optical fiber
  • Identifying fiber connectors
  • Understanding intermediate components between transmitter and receiver
  • Understanding characteristics of light detectors
  • Preparing a temporary server for the network/Internet connection
  • Understanding optical ethernet numeric
  • Configuring a wireless client
  • Connecting a system to a wireless network
  • Turning on bluetooth
  • Understanding WiMAX
  • Understanding RFID
  • Identifying wireless protocols
  • Using a switch to interconnect the networking devices
  • Connecting a hub to a switch
  • Using ping command
  • Understanding modes to forward frames
  • Identifying components of a Cisco 2800 series router
  • Identifying network symbols
  • Connecting systems to the Internet through a router
  • Identifying TCP/IP protocol layers
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers
  • Identifying abbreviations for various Internet layer protocols
  • Viewing TCP frame details using Network Monitor
  • Converting decimal number to binary
  • Configuring IPv4 address
  • Obtaining automatic private IP addressing
  • Configuring automatic private IP addressing
  • Using subnet calculator
  • Understanding types of IPv6 data flows
  • Configuring and testing IPv6 addresses
  • Adding and removing an IPv6 address
  • Understanding types of VLANs
  • Configuring IP address on a switch interface
  • Identifying Spanning-Tree Protocol states
  • Identifying benefits of PoE
  • Understanding Router Prompts
  • Configuring password protection
  • Understanding commands used to configure static routing
  • Understanding route metrics
  • Learning the issues associated with dynamic routing protocols
  • Understanding components of EIGRP
  • Displaying route summary
  • Configuring IPv6 routing
  • Understanding CSU/DSU alarm modes
  • Checking properties of and deleting a dial-up connection
  • Creating a dial-up connection
  • Identifying client and server
  • Connecting devices in a peer to peer architecture
  • Adding static routes in RRAS
  • Understanding Ethernet service types
  • Creating IPv6 scope
  • Configuring a DHCP role with error notification
  • Creating DNS domains
  • Connecting the DHCP server and laptop to the VLAN
  • Adding DNS server
  • Using the nslookup command
  • Installing wireshark
  • Capturing packet using Wireshark
  • Viewing system reliability details
  • Configuring IP address on a router's interface
  • Finding out switched path
  • Diagnosing networking issues
  • Understanding troubleshooting approaches based on the OSI seven-layer model
  • Using the netstat command
  • Identifying strategies for password protection
  • Scanning using nmap
  • Identifying attack types
  • Identifying the steps of IP address spoofing
  • Identifying stages of a forensics examination
  • Running antivirus
  • Understanding firewall technologies
  • Creating a new inbound rule
  • Setting up a DMZ on a SOHO router
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Connecting to a server using Remote Desktop Connection
  • Analyzing network paths with tracert
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Configuring VPN client in Windows 10
  • Configuring VPN client in Windows Server 2016
  • Understanding types of Virtual Private Networks
  • Configuring a new server
  • Configuring SSID
  • Connecting to a password protected network
  • Configuring a client system to get event logs
  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Creating a new virtual machine
  • Performing a clean install of Windows 10
  • Creating a virtual switch
  • Identifying cloud computing categories
  • Understanding cloud infrastructures
  • Understanding storage technologies used in a SAN
  • Understanding federal laws
  • Learning about change management software
  • Understanding service agreements
  • Identifying steps in incident response
  • Configuring password policy
  • Changing passwords for the router
  • Understanding metrics of disaster recovery
  • Understanding types of backups
  • Understanding types of disaster recovery sites
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Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition Pearson uCertify
ISBN : 9781616910570
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