This course provides a good foundation for those technicians installing equipment that communicates through an IP-based structure. The scope of this course is directed towards equipment that is used in residential systems. This course is designed to provide you with basic level knowledge of things like: working with IPs, understanding routers, network types, and general troubleshooting.
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Identify fundamental networking concepts.
- Define when and why networking may be necessary and what types of information needs to be gathered to do it.
- Describe ISPs and their role in a residential network.
- Identify key components of a typical residential installation.
- Understand the function and purpose of each component.
- Discuss twisted pair networking cable.
- Define Static vs. Dynamic IP address.
- Identify differences between Public IP address and Private IP address.
- Determine the Public IP address of a LAN.
- Understand the purpose of port forwarding rules.
- Use common troubleshooting tools and tasks.
- Configure Network Security to reduce problems.
- Understand common problems associated with residential systems and ISPs.
- Perform troubleshooting to isolate the root cause of issues.
- Discuss avenues for resolving common ISP related issues.
- Use remote access applications
- Ad Hoc tools
- Windows Remote Desktop
- Describe testing and commissioning of a system and describe how they differ.
- Identify steps to take in order to thoroughly test a system.
- Explain commissioning and its importance.
What to expect in this course: The presentation includes text, audio, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. This course has a short quiz at the end, which you will be required to pass with a 70% or greater to complete the course.