Network Fundamentals Course

Review key networking terminology, components and topologies.

2 hours, 42 minutes



Video - 00:19:00

Reviewing connection-oriented vs. connectionless Layer 4 protocols.
Class of Service

Video - 00:11:00

Dive into the traffic prioritization mechanics at Layer 2.
Longest Match Routing

Video - 00:09:00

Review the most important factor a router uses when determining how to route information.
IPv6 Concepts

Video - 00:18:00

We tackle the 128-bit IPv6 address and the types of addressing.
IPv4 Concepts

Video - 00:16:00

Review IPv4 address types and binary counting to aid in subnetting.
Layer 2 Addressing

Video - 00:18:00

A look at Layer 2 of the OSI model.
Physical Cabling

Video - 00:19:00

Review copper and fiber optic physical cabling standards and their properties, as well as connector types.
Network Topologies

Video - 00:23:00

An overview of common LAN and WAN topologies.
Network Components

Video - 00:14:00

Review the key functions of routers and switches.
Network Terminology

Video - 00:16:00

Reviewing some crucial networking terms and concepts.

Meet the author

Ben Jacobson

Ben Jacobson is a network engineer with a passion for learning and drive to impart his passion onto those who wish to advance in the Cybersecuity and IT Networking industry. Ben has specialized in service provider WAN networking, engineering solutions for State Government infrastructure in the United States with a specialty in engineering connectivity for statewide scale IOT and OT.

Ben has always had a passion for helping others learn and advance. He's taken that passion and poured it into his several courses teaching to multiple IT networking vendor certifications and ancillary technologies surrounding the space.

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