WAN Connectivity Course

44 minutes


WAN Troubleshooting Scenarios

Video - 00:05:00

It is really easy to blame everything wrong on your WAN provider. So, Joe goes through some scenarios when troubleshooting WAN connectivity.
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

Video - 00:09:00

In this episode, Joe explains virtually everything about technology that enables remote clients to connect to a local network, also called a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Remote Desktop Connectivity

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Joe shows how you can work on computers remotely through the Internet using tools like Tight VNC, Microsoft's RDP, and remote help.
Cellular Technologies

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Joe discusses WiMax and other cellular networking options, such as HSPA+ and LTE.
Connecting with Satellites

Video - 00:02:00

In this exciting episode, Mike talks about connecting to the Internet from outer space!
Connecting with Cable Modems

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Mike explores cable modems, one of the most common high-speed connection types.
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

Video - 00:04:00

Mike talks about DSL, how it’s used, and some of the characteristics that have been applied to access the Internet.
WAN Technologies

Video - 00:06:00

There are a variety of WAN technologies out there that Joe wants you to know about.​
Understanding IP Tunneling

Video - 00:06:00

There are a variety of WAN technologies out there that Mike wants you to know about.​

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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