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IT Specialist Networking

(ITSPC-NETWORK) / ISBN : 9781644593370

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Lessons
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Get foundational networking knowledge and gain hands-on experience in networking with uCertify's course IT Specialist Networking. The course contains interactive lessons, practice tests, knowledge checks, quizzes, flashcards, glossaries, and live labs to comprehensively cover the topics of TCP/IP, networking services, networking topologies, and troubleshooting in wired and wireless environments.

Here's what you will get

The ITSPC Networking program verifies the candidate's knowledge of Networking Fundamentals, Network Infrastructures, Network Hardware, Protocols and Services, and Troubleshooting. The ITSPC program validates the candidate's entry-level skills in Information Technology. It is for candidates who are considering or just beginning their career in networking. 

Lessons

16+ Lessons | 3+ Exercises | 139+ Quizzes | 163+ Flashcards | 163+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

40+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 40+ Post Assessment Questions | 80+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

50+ LiveLab | 47+ Video tutorials | 48+ Minutes

Video Lessons

194+ Videos | 03:40+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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  • Certification Guidelines
  • Exam Guidelines

  • Understanding the OSI Model
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Model
  • Mapping Devices on the OSI and TCP Models
  • Mapping Protocols on the OSI and TCP/IP Models

  • Overview
  • Comparing Logical and Physical Networks
  • Networking Home Computers
  • Networking Small Offices and Home Offices
  • Networking Large Offices
  • Networking Enterprises
  • Understanding Standards Organizations

  • Overview
  • Comparing Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast Traffic
  • Understanding Network Hardware
  • Understanding Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Exploring Protocols and Services
  • Understanding Basic Topologies

  • Core TCP/IP Protocols
  • Understanding TCP and UDP
  • Exploring Common Protocols
  • Understanding Ports

  • Exploring IPv4
  • Exploring the Components of an IPv4 Address
  • Exploring an IPv4 Address in Binary
  • Subnetting IPv4 Addresses
  • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv4 Addresses

  • Exploring IPv6
  • Exploring IPv6 Addresses
  • Exploring the Components of an IPv6 Address
  • Understanding the Dual IP Stack
  • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv6

  • Identifying Potential Problems with Connectivity
  • Exploring Cable Types and Their Characteristics

  • Overview
  • Connecting Multiple Computers
  • Understanding Physical Ports
  • Comparing Hubs and Switches
  • Comparing Managed and Unmanaged Switches
  • Exploring Switch Speeds
  • Understanding Security Options

  • Overview
  • Connecting Multiple Networks
  • Routing Traffic on a Network
  • Identifying Transmission Speeds
  • Routing Software in Windows Server 2016
  • Understanding Other Routing Protocols
  • Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Resolving Names to IP Addresses
  • Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks
  • Exploring Types of Name Resolution
  • Identifying the Steps in Name Resolution

  • Overview
  • Understanding Risks on the Internet
  • Exploring an Intranet
  • Understanding Firewalls
  • Identifying a Perimeter Network
  • Understanding Extranets

  • Overview
  • Exploring Basic Wireless Components
  • Comparing Networking Standards and Characteristics
  • Comparing Network Security Methods
  • Using Wireless Networks
  • Understanding Point-to-Point Wireless

  • Overview
  • Comparing Connectivity Methods Used in Homes and SOHOs
  • Comparing Connectivity Methods in Enterprises
  • Exploring Remote Access Services
  • Using RADIUS

  • Troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • Using the command Prompt
  • Checking the TCP/IP Configuration with ipconfig
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity with ping
  • Identifying Routers with tracert
  • Verifying the Routed Path with pathping
  • Viewing TCP/IP Statistics with netstat
  • Installing Telnet

  • Certification Objectives Map

Hands-on LAB Activities

  • Obtaining the MAC Address of a Network Adpater

  • Obtaining the TCP Information
  • Disabling a Service
  • Configuring Security Zones

  • Caching using ARP
  • Obtaining HTTP Ports
  • Connecting to an FTP Server
  • Establishing a Telnet Connection
  • Connecting through RDP
  • Establishing a SSH Connection

  • Configuring a Class A IP Address
  • Configuring a Class B IP Address
  • Configuring a Class C IP Address
  • Adding an IPv4 Address
  • Configuring a CIDR Based IP network
  • Disabling APIPA
  • Installing a DHCP Server
  • Configuring a DHCP Server

  • Adding an IPv6 Address

  • Installing and Using Message Analyzer

  • Configuring RRAS as a NAT Server
  • Enabling Routing and Remote Access Services
  • Adding Routes
  • Installing Hyper-V in Full Installation Mode
  • Installing the Remote Access Role and RIP

  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services Role
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP Configuration with nbtstat
  • Installing a WINS Server
  • Configuring a Zone for Dynamic Updates
  • Creating a Record in a Zone
  • Analyzing Domain Names with nslookup

  • Configuring Windows Firewall Settings
  • Configuring Advanced Security in Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Windows Firewall Logging Settings
  • Adding a Website to the Trusted Zone

  • Using the Network Policy Server

  • Configuring a VPN Server using the Routing and Remote Access Role
  • Configuring a VPN Client
  • Setting Remote Access Client IPv4 Address

  • Getting the TCP Settings
  • Using the netsh Command
  • Displaying IP Addresses and MAC Addresses
  • Understanding the ipconfig Command
  • Configuring DNS Information
  • Testing the Existence of Other Hosts
  • Analyzing Network Paths with tracert
  • Analyzing Network Paths with pathping
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP Configuration with netstat
  • Installing the Telnet Client

Exam FAQs

Pearson VUE

The exam contains 35-45 questions.

50 minutes

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait seven days before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period is imposed between each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts from the first attempt. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from the date of the first attempt.