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IT Networking Fundamentals For Complete Beginners

Understand all the IT Networking Fundamentals and learn how the computer network functions
Syed Ali
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Understand what a Network is all about
Learn about LANs and WANs
Understand OSI Model
Gain the core concept of TCP/IP protocol
Understand concept of subnetting
Various Hardware involved
Firewall and Network Intrusion
Be able to clearly understand Subnets

Course Description
[Course Updated – August 2020] Added new image in Lecture 9 to correctly reflect STP cable

It is a specialized course but with over several lessons, you are will not find a course similar to this!

This course serves as a general introduction for students to acquire a foundation in IT Networking Fundamentals including core areas that function within a given computer network. The course provides an introduction to the hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the network typologies and protocols for WANs and LANs including the all important Subnets.

Upon completion of this course, with appropriate study, the student will have learned to:

  • Identify the components of a network and determine the type of network design most appropriate for a given site.

  • Identify the different media used in network communications, distinguish among them, and determine how to use them to connect servers and clients in a network.

  • Differentiate among networking standards, protocols, and access methods and determine which is most appropriate for a given network.

  • Recognize the primary network architectures, identify their major characteristics, and determine which is most appropriate for a proposed network.

  • Identify the primary functions of network operating systems and distinguish between a centralized computing environment and a client/server environment.

  • Determine how to implement and support the major networking components, including the server, operating system, and clients.

  • Propose a system for adequately securing data on a given network and protecting the system’s components.

  • Distinguish between LANs and wide-area networks (WANs) and identify the components used to expand a LAN into a WAN.

  • Understand various hardware available and used in a network

  • Concept of TCP/IP and protocols

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Excellent course gives you everything you need to know about hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and connections of a network, as well as the network typologies and protocols for WANs and LANs including the all important Subnets – Waheed Zia

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Introduction and Course Agenda

This is the course Introduction and Agenda.

What is Networking?

In this lesson, you will learn the basic of a computer network is all about and its characteristics

Understanding Local Area Networking

What is a LAN?

Understanding Local Area Network (LAN) is important as it allows for you to create a local network within a single entity or organization or building.

Understanding Network Topologies

In this lesson, you will learn all about different types of network typologies that go into play while creating a network. Each typology has its advantages and disadvantages.

IP Address

Internet protocol (IP) is the communication protocol and is the most common way on interaction among computers. In this lesson, you will lean what is an IP address?

Concept of Sub netting

Defining Networks with the OSI Model

The OSI Model

In this lecture you will learn The OSI Model

IEEE 802 Standards & Ethernet

In this lesson you will learn about the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Society (IEEE) and 802.3 Ethernet Standard

Network Cabling

In this lecture you will learn all about network cabling

Networking Tools

Network Tools

Wireless Networks

In this lecture you will learn wireless networks

Understanding Internet Protocol

All about IPv4

Understand IPv4 in this lecture

What is IPv6

What is IPv6?

Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line

Understanding TCP/IP Commands

TCP/IP commands

Advanced TCP/IP Commands

In this lecture you will learn advanced TCP/IP commands

Working with Networking Services

Understanding DHCP

In this lecture you will gain solid understanding of DHCP server

Remote Desktop Services (Microsoft)

Learn about RDS

Internet and WWW

Internet and WWW

What is a VPN?

In this lecture you will learn about Virtual Private Network (VPN)

What is a Router?

In this lecture you will learn about What Is A Router?

Understanding Hubs and Switches

Understanding network hubs and network switch

Different OS Platforms

Different OS platforms

Defining Network Infrastructure and Network Security

Network Intrusion

Understanding network intrusion

All About Firewalls

What Is A Firewall? Learn in this lecture

Course Conclusion

Course Recap

This is course recap for IT Networking Essentials

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