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The fundamentals of networking, from components and addresses to protocols and DNS.

15 videos  //  95 minutes of training

Course description

This course introduces networking terminology and reviews how the network is run. Learn concepts such as nodes, transmission medium, layered architecture and internet protocols (including IPv6, the latest one), network drives and time zone handling. You’ll also take a deeper dive into addressing and domain name systems, including configuration of DNS servers.

Course syllabus

Networks Part 1Duration: 3:52

Networks Part 2Duration: 5:50

Addressing Part 1Duration: 6:30

Addressing Part 2Duration: 5:16

Addressing Part 3Duration: 5:28

Character Based NamesDuration: 6:57

Networking Services Part 1Duration: 6:58

Networking Services Part 2Duration: 7:15

Networking Services Part 3Duration: 8:11

Time Zones Part 1Duration: 6:25

Time Zones Part 2Duration: 4:50

Domain Name Services Part 1Duration: 7:07

Domain Name Services Part 2Duration: 6:43

Domain Name Services Part 3Duration: 7:39

Domain Name Services Part 4Duration: 5:44

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.