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MTA: Networking Fundamentals - Exam: Microsoft 98-366

Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals networking. Pass our online exam and get an awesome certificate!
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Did you know, that more than 85% of IT support roles require a good foundation of networking concepts?

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification. Pass just one exam and you’ll earn a certification

What's more - pass the exam prepared by us and we will issue an awesome digital certificate of completion for you!

The main benefit to earning a Microsoft Certification is that it shows potential employers/hiring managers that you have the necessary requirements and skills to be the perfect candidate for the job.

In this course you will learn all you need to know to pass the exam and apply your skills in the real world scenarios.

  • Overview of network topologies and concepts
  • Routers and switches
  • Wireless and access points
  • Security, including firewalls and UTM
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Network protocols and services
  • Basic subnetting
  • Real world examples
  • Remote support
  • Quizzes to help you pass the exam

The course is perfect for anyone who seeks to learn the fundamental of networking. Join now!

Contents and Overview

In over 5 hours of content including more than 30 lectures, this course covers the basics of networking. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge before moving to the next section.

We start by discussing LAN and WAN topologies, including Virtual Private Networks and security.

There is a section dedicated to network hardware, we talk about routers, switches, access points and firewalls - real network devices in action.

Basic subnetting lectures will allow students to understand IP addresses very well and move to more advanced topics without any problems.

Students completing the course will have the knowledge to create a network diagram and explain basic networking concepts without any problems. Thanks to some troubleshooting tools and tips it will be easier to apply the skills in real world situations.

Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals networking and pass the MTA exam.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in networking fundamentls
  • Students looking to pass the MTA exam
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What Will I Learn?
understand network topologies
set up a small office router or switch
understand VPN concepts
configure basic wireless settings
apply security concepts
explain how firewalls work
understand the OSI model
do basic subnetting
perform simple troubleshooting tasks
your own unique certificate of completion if you pass our online exam!
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  • General IT knowledge
  • Willingness to learn new things
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 46 Lectures Collapse All 46 Lectures 05:22:29
3 Lectures 06:10

What is MTA all about? Is it worth it?
Understanding Network Infrastructures
11 Lectures 01:13:09
What to expect in this section

Internet, Intranet, and Extranet

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

Local Area Networks

Local Area Networks - part 2

Overview of Wide Area Networks

Let's talk about Wireless and wireless security

Network Topologies

Basic tools and commands that you need
5 pages

Let's summarize this section

Are you ready for the exam?

Quiz - Network Infrastructures
7 questions
Understanding Network Hardware
12 Lectures 53:24
What to expect in this section

Why do we need switches in our networks?

What is a VLAN?

Routers in our networks. Routing protocols

How to set up a router at home
4 pages

Access Points and wireless security

Firewall rules - example
3 pages

Media Types. Cables.

Let’s check a real rack!

How to buy a firewall? E-book
6 pages

Let's summarize this section

Are you ready for the exam?

Quiz - Network Hardware
6 questions
Understanding Protocols and Services
12 Lectures 01:24:04
What to expect in this section

The OSI Model part 1

The OSI Model part 2

Let’s talk about IPv4 addresses

Subnetting in action! Let's learn some basics

Subnetting - more examples and questions

Subnetting - all you need to know + examples
12 pages

Check if you know subnetting!

Quiz - Subnetting
5 questions

Let’s talk about IPv6 - the next generation IP address

Names Resolution. DNS concepts

Networking Services, DHCP and IPSEC

TCP/IP discussion and concepts

Let's summarize this section

Are you ready for the exam?

Quiz - Protocols and Services
5 questions
Bonus videos
8 Lectures 01:12:42
It's time to say good bye

A review of a business class access point

Remote Support Tools

Create a network with Windows Server 2008/2012

Wireless Security

Learn more about Virtual Private Networks and encryption

Tips for Your Exam
1 page

Cheat Sheets: Network Devices and Connectivity
2 pages
About the Instructor
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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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