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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Basic Networking Fundaments

Master basic network concepts; understand different types of networks.

Duration: 00:23:03  File Size: 41 MB


Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Network Media, Downloadable Version

Review the basics of common connectors and wire types; discover LAN technology types and wiring standards.

Duration: 00:35:05  File Size: 50 MB


Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Network Topologies, Downloadable Version

Understand and compare network topologies; master essentials of WAN technologies, VPNs, VLANs.

Duration: 00:27:09  File Size: 43 MB


Lesson 4

Lesson 4: OSI Model, Downloadable Version

Review the basics of the widely-used OSI model, and understand the role of each OSI layer.

Duration: 00:34:30  File Size: 47 MB


Lesson 5

Lesson 5: TCP/IP Communication, Downloadable Version

Master TCP/IP commands: both basic and advanced.

Duration: 00:27:27  File Size: 38 MB


Lesson 6

Lesson 6: IP Addressing, Downloadable Version

Understand how to work with IP Addresses; plan an IP Addressing Schemes; work with binary numbers; discover internetworking; understand classful versus classless interdomain routing (CIDR).

Duration: 01:20:34  File Size: 112 MB


Lesson 7

Lesson 7: TCP/IP Command Line Tools, Downloadable Version


Duration: 00:42:38  File Size: 77 MB


Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Name Resolution, Downloadable Version

Master Host and NetBIOS names; how to resolve names to IP addresses; discover the name resolution process.

Duration: 00:27:38  File Size: 54 MB


Lesson 9

Lesson 9: DHCP, Downloadable Version

Understand the basics of DHCP; configure DHCP; implement DHCP in a routed network.

Duration: 00:31:18  File Size: 47 MB


Lesson 10

Lesson 10: Routing, Downloadable Version

Master routing tables as well as static versus dynamic routing; understand routing protocols.

Duration: 00:24:00  File Size: 37 MB


Lesson 11

Lesson 11: Remote Desktop Services, Downloadable Version

Understand Remote Desktop Services (RDS) as well as RDS Role Services.

Duration: 00:18:27  File Size: 30 MB


Lesson 12

Lesson 12: Wireless Networking, Downloadable Version

Master basic wireless networking concepts; how components of a Wireless Access Point function; go beyond the basics to understand and secure a wireless network.

Duration: 00:29:07  File Size: 42 MB


Lesson 13

Lesson 13: Network Security, Downloadable Version

Understand firewalls and other security devices; how to implement user authentication; how to identify and treat common security threats.

Duration: 00:44:52  File Size: 65 MB


Lesson 14

Lesson 14: IPv6 Fundamentals, Downloadable Version

Understand the roles, elements of, and differences between IPv4 and IPv6.

Duration: 00:17:28  File Size: 27 MB


Lesson 15

Lesson 15: Preparing for Certification, Downloadable Version

Understand the MTA 98-366 certification exam's test objectives; master proven strategies for test taking and preparation; learn how to sign up for the exam when you're ready.

Duration: 00:35:41  File Size: 51 MB


  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33840-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33840-3

7+ Hours of Video Instruction

Your complete video course in modern networking: hands-on skills for real-world success, plus expert prep for your MTA 98-366 (Networking Fundamentals) exam!


In this unique video package, top IT instructor/consultant Ed Liberman helps you master the core skills you need to run and manage networks, and fully prepare for your MTA 98-366 certification exam. Drawing on his experience helping thousands of people supercharge their IT careers, Ed helps you develop real world skills for success with networking -- and even have fun while you learn. Step by step, you'll build and deepen your knowledge of modern network infrastructures: both wired and wireless, local and wide area. Ed introduces hardware, protocols, services, and even basic network security concepts.

About the Instructor

Ed Liberman (MVP, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, A+, Network+, Server+, CWTS, CWNA, CWNT) has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified in and instructing IT topics since 1998, and has helped thousands of people get started in IT or advance their IT careers. When not teaching, he consults independently with corporations seeking to improve their network infrastructure.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to use LAN devices, data transfer technologies, network topologies, and network standards
  • How networks are defined with the OSI model
  • How wired and wireless networks are constructed
  • How to connect networks using IPv4 and IPv6 protocols
  • How to provide common and advanced network services
  • How routers work in Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • How to protect network assets via security devices and zones
  • The best ways to prepare for your MTA 98-366 certification exam

Who Should Take This Course

  • Everyone who wants to manage a network, especially those preparing for Microsoft's MTA 98-366 Networking Fundamentals certification exam

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with using the Internet or any other network

Table of Contents

Course Intro

  • Meet Your Instructor

  • What We Will Cover

  • Lesson 1: Basic Networking Fundaments

  • What is a Network?

  • Different Types of Networks

  • How Do We Make Connections?

  • What is a Protocol?

  • Introduction to IP Addressing

  • Lesson 2: Network Media

  • Twisted Pair

  • Coaxial

  • Fiber Optic

  • Working in the Plenum

  • Common Connectors

  • Wiring Standards

  • LAN Technology Types

  • Lesson 3: Network Topologies

  • What is a Topology?

  • Physical Network Topologies

  • WAN Technologies

  • VPNs

  • VLANs

  • Lesson 4: OSI Model

  • Definition of a Protocol

  • The Different Layers of the OSI Model

  • Lesson 5: TCP/IP Communication

  • TCP/IP Protocol Suite

  • Transport Layer Protocols

  • Internet Layer Protocols

  • Types of Communication

  • Access Methods

  • Lesson 6: IP Addressing

  • Working with IP Addresses

  • Planning an IP Addressing Scheme

  • Working with Binary Numbers

  • Internetworking

  • Classful vs.Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)

  • Lesson 7: TCP/IP Command Line Tools


  • ARP


  • PING







  • FTP


  • Lesson 8: Name Resolution

  • Host and NetBIOS Names

  • Resolving Names to IP Addresses

  • The Name Resolution Process

  • Lesson 9: DHCP

  • Basics of DHCP

  • Configuring DHCP

  • Using DHCP in a Routed Network

  • Lesson 10: Routing

  • Understanding Routing Tables

  • Static vs. Dynamic Routing

  • Routing Protocols

  • Lesson 11: Remote Desktop Services

  • Overview of Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

  • RDS Role Services

  • Lesson 12: Wireless Networking

  • Benefits of Wireless Networking

  • Components of a Wireless Access Point

  • Access Point Placement

  • Wireless Networking Standards

  • Securing a Wireless Network

  • Lesson 13: Network Security

  • Firewalls

  • Other Security Devices

  • Network Access Security

  • User Authentication

  • Device Security

  • Common Security Threats

    Lesson 14: IPv6 Fundamentals

  • Disadvantages of IPv4

  • IPv6 Solutions

  • IPv6 Addressing

  • Types of IPv6 Addresses

  • Lesson 15: Preparing for Certification

  • Exam Overview

  • Exam Objectives

  • Study Recommendations

  • Exam Preparation

  • Course Summary

  • What We Covered

  • What’s Next

  • About LiveLessons Video Training

    LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons


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