Become well-versed with basic networking concepts such as routing, switching, and subnetting, and prepare for the Microsoft 98-366 exam
Build a strong foundation in networking concepts
Explore both the hardware and software aspects of networking
Prepare by taking mock tests with up-to-date exam questions
Book DescriptionA network is a collection of computers, servers, mobile devices, or other computing devices connected for sharing data. This book will help you become well versed in basic networking concepts and prepare to pass Microsoft's MTA Networking Fundamentals Exam 98-366.
Following Microsoft's official syllabus, the book starts by covering network infrastructures to help you differentiate intranets, internets, and extranets, and learn about network topologies. You'll then get up to date with common network hardware devices such as routers and switches and the media types used to connect them together. As you advance, the book will take you through different protocols and services and the requirements to follow a standardized approach to networking. You'll get to grips with the OSI and TCP/IP models as well as IPv4 and IPv6. The book also shows you how to recall IP addresses through name resolution. Finally, you'll be able to practice everything you've learned and take the exam confidently with the help of mock tests.
By the end of this networking book, you'll have developed a strong foundation in the essential networking concepts needed to pass Exam 98-366.
What you will learnThings you will learn:
Become well versed in networking topologies and concepts
Understand network infrastructures such as intranets, extranets, and more
Explore network switches, routers, and other network hardware devices
Get to grips with different network protocols and models such as OSI and TCP/IP
Work with a variety of network services such as DHCP, NAT, firewalls, and remote access
Apply networking concepts in different real-world scenarios
Who this book is forIf you're new to the IT industry or simply want to gain a thorough understanding of networking, this book is for you. A basic understanding of the Windows operating system and your network environment will be helpful.
Höhe: 235 mm
Breite: 191 mm
Dicke: 27 mm
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Gordon Davies has been in the IT industry for 18 years. He has worked for a number of high profile UK national and global organizations with a particular focus on networking and infrastructure. More recently, Gordon has provided IT training to IT apprentices in the UK undertaking infrastructure, networking, and cybersecurity apprenticeships. Gordon has recently joined an international cybersecurity service provider as a cybersecurity analyst.
Table of Contents
Differentiating between Internets, Intranets, and Extranets
Understanding Local Area Networks
Understanding Wide Area Networks
Understanding Wireless Networking
Network Topologies - Mapping It All Out
Switches and Switching - Forwarding Traffic on a Local Network
Routers and Routing - Beyond a Single Network
Media Types - Connecting Everything Together
Understanding the OSI Model
Understanding Name Resolution
Mock Exam 1
Mock Exam 2
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