Local Area Networking

Explore the complexities of LAN with this course covering network IDs and subnet masks, router configuration, port forwarding and more.

24 videos  //  207 minutes of training

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Course description

Dive deep into the details of Local Area Networking, or LAN, with this course covering the essential topics in this area. Take a look at network IDs and subnet masks, NAT, dynamic IP addressing, port numbers, working with Active Directory, firewall configuration and much, much more. What’s the difference between TCP, UDP and ICMP? And what does LLDP stand for, anyway? Now is the time to learn.

Course syllabus

Introduction to TCP/IPDuration: 14:22

Network IDs and Subnet MasksDuration: 4:44

Special IP AddressesDuration: 9:26

NATDuration: 7:23

Dynamic IP AddressingDuration: 9:51

IPv6Duration: 7:03

Port NumbersDuration: 11:52

TCP, UDP and ICMPDuration: 6:08

Working with ConnectionsDuration: 9:12

Understanding DNSDuration: 8:48

Working with DNSDuration: 7:26

Windows NamingDuration: 7:40

Working with WorkgroupsDuration: 8:11

Working with Active DirectoryDuration: 13:50

Windows Sharing with Mac and LinuxDuration: 7:15

Net CommandDuration: 4:27

RoutersDuration: 11:35

Basic Router ConfigurationDuration: 12:01

Firewall ConfigurationDuration: 10:55

Windows FirewallDuration: 7:58

Port ForwardingDuration: 7:24

Advanced Router ConfigurationDuration: 6:15

VLANsDuration: 7:22

Network TroubleshootingDuration: 5:25

Meet the author

Mike Meyers


Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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