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Networking Fundamentals

Video Description

6 Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

Learn essential computing networking in 6 hours.

Description

Network Fundamentals LiveLessons teaches you everything you need to get started with computer networking in 6 hours. Taught by best-selling author Kevin Wallace, this course introduces you to core networking essentials so you can get started in your career as a network engineer.

Networking Fundamentals LiveLessons begins with an explanation of protocol reference models so you can fully understand the OSI model. You will then dive into an explanation of network devices and theory including broadcast and collision domains, wireless access points and fiewalls followed by a walkthrough of the many network topologies from full and partial mesh, ring, bus, LAN, WAN, PAN and more. After that the author will clearly explain network services, WAN technologies and network cables and connectors. We will end with a discussion of network design.

Designed to take you inside essential networking, Networking Fundamentals LiveLessons is guaranteed to help you master foundational networking topics so you can begin your career as a network professional.

 

About the Instructor

Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 (Collaboration and R/S) No. 7945, CCSI No. 20061

With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, an instructor of Cisco courses for Skillsoft, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University.

Kevin currently produces video courses and writes books for Cisco Press/Pearson IT Certification (http://kwtrain.com/books), and he lives in central Kentucky with his wife (Vivian) and two daughters (Stacie and Sabrina).

Kevin can be followed on these social media platforms:

Blog: http://kwtrain.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/kwallaceccie
Facebook: http://facebook.com/kwallaceccie
YouTube: http://youtube.com/kwallaceccie
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/kwallaceccie
Google+: http://google.com/+KevinWallace

Skill Level

  • Beginning

What You Will Learn
Computer networking fundamentals

Who Should Take This Course
Anyone interested in learning fundamental networking concepts.

Course Requirements
You should understand the fundamental purposes of a network and be comfortable working with a computer.

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.
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Table of Contents

  1. Module 1: Protocol Reference Models
    1. Protocol Reference Models: Introduction 00:00:59
    2. The OSI Model 00:09:22
    3. Layer 1—The Physical Layer 00:13:56
    4. Layer 2—The Data Link Layer 00:15:37
    5. Layer 3—The Network Layer 00:11:10
    6. Layer 4—The Transport Layer 00:07:12
    7. Layers 5-7—The Upper Layers 00:09:13
    8. The DoD Model 00:03:38
    9. IP, ICMP, UDP, and TCP 00:09:04
    10. Port and Protocols 00:13:49
    11. Module 1 Review 00:00:35
  2. Module 2: Network Devices and Theory
    1. Network Devices and Theory: Introduction 00:00:43
    2. Analog Modems 00:05:04
    3. Common Network Infrastructure Devices 00:14:53
    4. Collision Domains 00:05:08
    5. Broadcast Domains 00:03:19
    6. Wireless Access Points 00:03:26
    7. Firewalls 00:09:51
    8. Intrusion Detection Devices 00:07:18
    9. Network Appliances 00:06:56
    10. Module 2 Review 00:00:47
  3. Module 3: Network Topologies
    1. Network Topologies: Introduction 00:00:52
    2. Hub and Spoke 00:01:46
    3. Full Mesh 00:04:06
    4. Partial Mesh 00:02:31
    5. Ring 00:03:51
    6. Bus 00:04:41
    7. Star 00:01:18
    8. Point-to-Point 00:03:13
    9. Point-to-Multipoint 00:03:08
    10. Hybrid 00:01:43
    11. Client-Server 00:01:44
    12. Peer-to-Peer 00:02:18
    13. LAN 00:04:12
    14. WAN 00:02:36
    15. MAN 00:03:26
    16. WLAN 00:05:17
    17. PAN 00:01:28
    18. SCADA 00:03:53
    19. Module 3 Review 00:00:49
  4. Module 4: Network Services
    1. Network Services: Introduction 00:00:57
    2. Virtual Private Networks 00:07:29
    3. Web Services 00:05:28
    4. Voice Services 00:06:38
    5. DHCP 00:02:51
    6. DNS 00:05:30
    7. NAT 00:11:34
    8. Module 4 Review 00:00:51
  5. Module 5: WAN Technologies
    1. WAN Technologies: Introduction 00:00:31
    2. Cellular Technologies 00:03:50
    3. ISDN 00:07:29
    4. Frame Relay 00:08:10
    5. ATM 00:03:24
    6. Satellite 00:03:32
    7. DSL 00:06:55
    8. Cable 00:03:41
    9. PPP 00:04:21
    10. PPPoE 00:02:37
    11. Leased Lines 00:05:30
    12. MPLS 00:04:20
    13. Metro-Ethernet 00:02:53
    14. Module 5 Review 00:00:40
  6. Module 6: Network Cables and Connectors
    1. Network Cables and Connectors: Introduction 00:00:37
    2. Copper Cables 00:06:27
    3. Fiber Cables 00:04:18
    4. Copper Connectors 00:02:44
    5. Fiber Connectors 00:01:57
    6. Media Converters 00:01:45
    7. Cabling Tools 00:07:04
    8. EIA/TIA 568 Standards 00:03:01
    9. Ethernet Standards 00:02:04
    10. Module 6 Review 00:00:40
  7. Module 7: Network Design
    1. Network Design: Introduction 00:00:58
    2. Design Concepts 00:12:12
    3. Design Considerations for Layers 1-3 00:05:44
    4. Wireless Design Considerations 00:03:58
    5. Environmental Design Considerations 00:02:49
    6. Module 7 Review 00:00:29