Introduction to networking for complete beginners

Learn elementary networking concepts in less than 60 minutes. Great before going for General Networking, MTA or CCNA
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

You know nothing about networking? Not ready for MTA Servers / Networking, Comptia, VPN, General Networking courses?

The solution is simple: "Introduction to networking for complete beginners".

More than 50.000 students have joined this training! 2000+ reviews. Start today!

In this course you will learn elementary networking concepts in 60 minutes.

  • Why do we need networks?
  • Basic commands: ipconfig, ping, traceroute
  • Introduction to the world of Cisco
  • How to start troubleshooting a home network
  • Wireless issues
  • How to start a career in IT
  • Bonus videos

The course is a perfect starting point before going for other courses I prepared for you like General Networking, MTA in Networking or CCNA.

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Complete beginners guide to networking concepts. Join today

Contents and Overview

In 60 minutes of content including more than 15 lectures, this course covers the basics of networking concepts for complete beginners. Enjoy free bonus videos covering additional topics!

Students completing the course will have the knowledge to join courses like General Networking, MTA Servers Fundamentals, MTA Networking Fundamentals, VPNs or CCNA. A lot of real world examples help you apply your skills and make difficult topics much easier to understand.

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What are the requirements?

  • You have to know how to use Microsoft Windows, e.g. Windows XP/7/8

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify network devices
  • Describe the roles of a firewall
  • Understand Cisco certificates
  • Use ipconfig, ping and traceroute commands
  • Check basic network connectivity
  • Have enough knowledge to join more advanced training

What is the target audience?

  • Students who are not ready for MTA or CCNA
  • Everybody who wants to learn basic networking concept

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Welcome!
02:31
Section 2: Networking for complete beginners
Why do we need a computer network?
07:25
Overview of network devices
4 pages
What is a router and a firewall?
05:13
Commands you need: ipconfig, ping and traceroute
08:20
Welcome to the world of Cisco!
04:37
Welcome to the world of Cisco - part 2
02:28
What is an IP address?
08:25
Introduction to subnetting
06:11
How to start your career in IT
05:06
How to learn troubleshooting
02:13
Fix a home network - the Internet is down?
05:27
Identify wireless networks around you
02:34
Let's Block a Web Browser
04:18
Let's summarize the series
00:59
Bonus: Your next step!
1 page
Quiz
8 questions
Section 3: Bonus videos
NEW! Challenge - identify a network device - a lecture from the CCENT Training
02:29
NEW! Cheat Sheets
1 page
NEW! Cable Testers
04:12
What is a Virtual Private Network?
16:55
Windows 10 - How to map a network drive
02:32
Check out a real rack full of network devices
04:57
Network diagrams
10:12
An interview with an IT Support Engineer
11:04
How to improve your wireless network
06:26
How to Find a Device in your Network
03:06

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Instructor Biography

Marious Kuriata, IT Exam Practice, Network Engineer and Instructor

Hi, my name is Marious. I have been working in IT for 14 years (web design, networking, security, tutoring). I currently work as a Cisco Security Engineer in a support IT Company in London and I run my own training company. My courses/certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCP, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, CCSP, Zyxel Security Professional, Postgraduate studies in networking & security. A Master's Degree in Human Resources.

12 years of experience in IT. This has included designing, troubleshooting and installing networks, Cisco routers, switches, access points and firewalls (ASA Firewalls, Aironet, VLANs, routing protocols RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, spanning tree, VPNs, Cyberoam, IPS/IDS, Riverbed), Previous experience includes Microsoft systems, IT Manager, Technical Trainer (Cisco, Comptia, Microsoft) and Private Tutor.

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate (2009)

CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (2010)

CCNA_SEC Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (2012)

CCNA_ASA Cisco ASA Firewalls Specialist: Security and VPNs (2013)

CCSP (CCNP Sec) – Cisco Certified Security Specialist (2013)

ZCNP ZyXEL Certified Network Professional (2012)

MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2011)

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows Server) (2009)

MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Vista) (2009)

MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2010)

Training in ERP management, Cisco Networking Academy CCNA (distinction)

Microsoft Courses (Windows Server 2003, SQL, XP, ISA Server, Exchange Server)

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