Course

Wireless Networking

Explore wireless networking with this course covering wireless network hardware, enterprise wireless, troubleshooting connections and more.

    Syllabus

  • It’s a Huge Mesh Video — 00:04:15
    • What does mesh networking do for your 802.11 network, where do you use it and how is it deployed?

  • Wireless Encryption Video — 00:10:40
    • Over the years, 802.11 has developed three different encryption standards, each with its own idiosyncrasies, strengths and weaknesses.

  • Wi-Fi Standards Video — 00:09:32
    • It’s impossible to support an 802.11 network without a working understanding of the 802.11 standards.

  • Troubleshooting Wireless Connections Video — 00:06:59
    • When a wireless connection just doesn’t connect, good techs will have the right tools and skills to diagnose and repair the issue.

  • Enterprise Wireless Video — 00:15:41
    • There’s a big difference between the 802.11 network in your home and small office versus 802.11 in larger organization such as businesses, schools and government offices.

  • Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network Video — 00:08:42
    • Smartphones, desktops, IoT devices, and other networked gizmos need to be individually configured to access your 802.11 network.

  • Basic WAP Setup Video — 00:11:10
    • It’s important to understand how to perform a basic setup for a wireless access point (WAP) to make sure it operates properly in your network.

  • Wireless Network Hardware Video — 00:10:40
    • The 802.11 standard versions share common devices and functions, and a good tech should know how these features work and their job in a wireless network.

  • Beyond Wi-Fi Video — 00:06:56
    • The 802.11 standard isn’t the only wireless out there today; standards such as Bluetooth, RFID and even infrared also need the support of good techs.

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Course description

Everything from Wi-Fi standards to wireless encryption is covered in this course on wireless networking. In just under ninety minutes, our experienced instructor will take you through wireless network hardware, basic WAP setup, mesh networks, troubleshooting wireless connections and more.

Meet the author

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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