Network models Course

52 minutes


Packets and Ports

Video - 00:05:00

Mike discusses how TCP/IP networks use port numbers to keep track of multiple connections between computers.
Introduction to IP Addressing

Video - 00:08:00

In this episode, Mikes introduces logical addressing to enable communication between groups of computers within networks.
Broadcast vs. Unicast

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Mike describes the typical frame traffic that uses destination and source MAC addresses for communicating over a network. He also shows the broadcast MAC address that all computers connected to the network will process.
The MAC Address

Video - 00:07:00

In this episode, Mike discusses the basic addressing used for frames, the MAC address. Computers receiving a frame use the destination MAC address to determine whether to process the frame.
Meet the Frame

Video - 00:06:00

In this episode, Mike introduces the primary data encapsulation unit, the frame.
The OSI Model

Video - 00:13:00

This episode introduces the two models used to describe and troubleshoot networks.
What is a Model?

Video - 00:02:00

In this episode, Mike presents the concept of network models.
What Can You Do with a Network+ Certification?

Video - 00:03:00

Once you've passed your Network+ exam, what kind of jobs can you get with this certification?
What's on the Network+ Exam?

Video - 00:02:00

This episode covers the existing and updated exam objectives.
Introduction to Network+

Video - 00:03:00

Introduction to the CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) video course.

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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