Physical Networking Module          

 
Overview

This course is an introduction to the world of networking personal computers. It focuses on configuring, managing, and troubleshooting elements of the basic network infrastructure.

Course Content
  • Identify basic networking concepts, including how a network works. Content should include network access, protocol, network interface cards, full duplex, cabling twisted pair, coaxial, fiber optic.

  • Identify procedures for swapping and configuring network interface cards.

  • Identify the ramifications of repairs on the network. Content should include reduced bandwidth, loss of data, network slowdown.

  • Identify the networking capabilities of DOS and Windows including procedures for connecting to the network. Identify concepts and capabilities relating to the Internet and basic procedures for setting up a system for Internet access. Content

  • should include TCP/IP, E-mail, html, http, ftp, domain names (Web sites), ISP, and dial-up access.

  • Summarize the basics of networking fundamentals, including technologies, devices and protocols

    • Basics of configuring IP addressing and TCP/IP properties (DHCP, DNS)

    • Bandwidth and latency

    • Status indicators

    • Protocols (TCP/IP, NETBIOS)

    • Full-duplex, half-duplex

    • Basics of workgroups and domains

    • Common ports: HTTP, FTP, POP, SMTP, TELNET, HTTPS

    • LAN / WAN

    • Hub, switch and router

    • Identify Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

    • Basics class identification

  • Categorize network cables and connectors and their implementations

    • Cables

    • Plenum / PVC

    • UTP (e.g. CAT3, CAT5 / 5e, CAT6)

    • STP

    • Fiber

    • Coaxial cable

  • Connectors

    • RJ45

    • RJ11

  • Compare and contrast the different network types

    • Broadband

    • DSL

    • Cable

    • Satellite

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