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Networking and Virtualization Training









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Network Configuration and Troubleshooting

COURSE TYPE

Practitioner

Course Number

451

Duration

4 Days

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About This Course: This course provides network professionals with a comprehensive set of tools and techniques needed to proficiently configure and maintain networks. Students learn to troubleshoot and resolve problems related to cables, wireless connections, protocols and applications. Tools include: NIC diagnostic, Protocol analyzer, ping, PathPing and TRACERT, PC configuration and diagnostic utilities.

You Will Learn How To

  • Configure, maintain and troubleshoot multiple network configurations
  • Implement VLANs in a switched network
  • Access and secure your wireless network
  • Manage IP address assignments and subnetting
  • Identify and resolve application layer issues using protocol analysis

Course Outline

  • Networking Overview

Fundamentals of a network

  • Types of networks
  • Hardware and software

Applying the OSI model to troubleshooting

  • Executing a troubleshooting methodology
  • Employing fault isolation at each layer
  • Connecting the Physical Layer

Distinguishing media terminology

  • Twisted pair
  • Fiber
  • Wireless
  • EIA/TIA standards

Cabling and port configuration

  • Strategies for successful configuration
  • Validating wiremap with cable scanner
  • MDI/MDI-X port configuration
  • Specifying various fiber types
  • Building the Data Link Layer

Working with network adapters

  • Designating Layer 2 MAC address
  • Demystifying access methods
  • Displaying NIC configuration

Assessing LAN topologies

  • Logical and physical topologies
  • Star
  • Hybrid
  • Mesh

LAN and WAN standards at Layer 2

  • 802 standards
  • Wireless
  • Fast and Gigabit Ethernet
  • xDSL
  • Cable modem
  • Frame Relay
  • ATM

Interfacing with the network

  • Testing speed and duplex settings
  • Authenticating using 802.1X and EAP
  • Switching at the Data Link Layer

Analyzing protocols

  • Differentiating Ethernet and 802.3 frame formats
  • Capturing and filtering traffic with Wireshark

Solving network congestion

  • Deploying switches
  • Interpreting Layer 2 traffic

Implementing VLANs

  • Defining the VLAN
  • Port tagging with 802.1Q
  • Interconnecting VLANs across switches
  • Wireless Networking

Traversing the wireless topology

  • Network types and standards
  • Selecting infrastructure or ad hoc mode
  • IBSS
  • BSS
  • ESS

Building the wireless network

  • Setting up the access point
  • Configuring the SSID on a client
  • Securing the wireless traffic
  • Integrating the Network and Transport Layers

The role of TCP/IP

  • TCP/IP protocol suite
  • OSI model vs. TCP/IP model

Configuring IP addresses

  • Public vs. private addresses
  • Allocating addresses with DHCP
  • Managing addresses with ifconfig/ipconfig
  • Resolving address conflicts

Enabling the routing function

  • Subnetting and the adjacency test
  • Interpreting a routing table

Investigating protocol headers

  • TCP
  • UDP
  • IP
  • ARP
  • ICMP
  • Identifying common protocol issues
  • Troubleshooting the Application Layer

Managing OS functions

  • File
  • Print
  • Messaging
  • Database

Fine-tuning network services

  • DNS
  • Web services
  • Debugging name resolution with nslookup
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Tuition due 30 days after your course.

Oct 25 - 28 Rockville, MD/AnyWare Enroll Now

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Tuition

Standard

$2990

Government

$2659

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course is approved by CompTIA for continuing education units (CEUs). For additional information and to confirm which courses are eligible towards your CompTIA certification, click here.

This course qualifies for 23 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

“The network configuration instructor was probably the best I have ever had! I have been applying the ‘network-related equipment through OSI model’ to troubleshooting in my job.”

- S. Hurst, IT Specialist
FEMA

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