CompTIA Network+ N10-006: Network Operations Part 1

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Managing and monitoring are routine tasks performed on every network, regardless of its size. Proper management and monitoring of a network can forestall many problems that commonly occur in a network environment, as well as make troubleshooting problems that do arise that much easier. In this course, you'll learn about the methods and tools used in the operations of your network, including tools used in network monitoring, monitoring data analysis, configuration management, and network segmentation. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for certification exam CompTIA Network+ N10-006.

Target Audience
Network administrators, network technicians, network installers, helpdesk technicians, IT cable installers, and any other professional working with computer networks


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CompTIA Network+ N10-006: Network Operations Part 1

  • start the course
  • describe the use of network monitoring tools and the data that can be gathered
  • describe SNMP network management software features and functionality
  • describe how network monitoring systems can be configured to alert an administrator, and describe logging using SYSLOG
  • describe the function of tools used to monitor temperature, humidity, and power usage for network attached equipment
  • describe the function of wireless survey tools and wireless analyzers
  • describe the purpose of baselining in monitoring network behavior
  • describe network monitoring log management and graphing
  • analyze network utilization statistics to assess network performance
  • analyze network interface data to assess network performance
  • describe the processes and procedures of data archival and backup
  • describe how configuration baselines are used to manage the configuration of network devices and servers
  • describe the processes and procedures used to on-board and off-board mobile devices from the network
  • describe how network access control is used to control permitted network client configurations
  • describe how to document network configurations
  • describe the segmentation strategies used for industrial networks and networks of legacy systems
  • describe how networks can be segmented to facilitate secure configurations and for compliance
  • describe the processes and components of a test network
  • describe options for load balanced networks and other performance optimizations
  • understand basic network concepts, components, and configurations
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