Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Training

Level: Intermediate
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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.

Key Features of this Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Training

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

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



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  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Network Configuration and Troubleshooting Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Networking experience at the level of:

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

    Analysing 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
    • Interconnecting VLANs across switches
  • Wireless Networking

    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

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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 analyser, 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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