Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Training

Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Training

Level: Intermediate
Course#: 451

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The ability to provide users with constant access to critical data is essential for the success of today’s rapidly evolving networks. In this

Network Configuration and Troubleshooting training course, you gain a comprehensive set of tools and techniques needed to proficiently configure and maintain networks, as well as identify and resolve problems related to cables, wireless connections, protocols, and applications. You will learn to implement VLANs in a switched network, access and secure your wireless network as well as manage IP address assignments and subnetting.

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

Instructor-Led – Live, Online Training

8-day instructor-led training course

Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Course Information

Requirements

Networking experience at the level of:

Introduction to Networking

Network Configuration and Troubleshooting 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

Wireless Networking

Interconnecting VLANs across switches

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

Team Training

Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Training FAQs

What network troubleshooting tools are used in this course?

A number of various tools are used in this course to provide you with troubleshooting experience at all levels of the network configuration and maintenance process. Those tools include: NIC diagnostic, Protocol analyzer, ping, PathPing and TRACERT, and PC configuration and diagnostic utilities.

Can I learn Network Configuration and Troubleshooting online?

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

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