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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  • Lectures 46
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • General IT knowledge
  • Willingness to learn new things

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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!

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in networking fundamentls
  • Students looking to pass the MTA exam

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Will I really get a certificate?
What is MTA all about? Is it worth it?
Section 2: Understanding Network Infrastructures
What to expect in this section
What is a computer network?
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
7 questions

Are you ready for the exam?

Section 3: Understanding Network Hardware
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
UTM devices and network 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
6 questions

Are you ready for the exam?

Section 4: Understanding Protocols and Services
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
5 questions

Check if you know subnetting!

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
5 questions

Are you ready for the exam?

Section 5: Bonus videos
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

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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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