Exam 98-366: Networking Fundamentals/Understanding Network Infrastructures
This lesson covers Understanding Network Infrastructures. It looks at the Internet, intranets, extranets, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networking, network topologies and access methods.
Activity 1 - Understand the Concepts of Internet, Intranet, and Extranet[edit | edit source]
This objective may include but is not limited to: VPN, security zones, firewalls.
- Read Virtual Private Networks.
- Read How to Use Security Zones in Internet Explorer.
- Read Taking Business Web Sites to the Next Level.
Activity 2 - Understand Local Area Networks (LANs)[edit | edit source]
This objective may include but is not limited to: perimeter networks; addressing; reserved address ranges for local use (including local loopback ip), VLANs; wired LAN and wireless LAN.
- Read Why Can’t I Connect to a Network?.
- Read How to Troubleshoot Basic TCP/IP Problems.
- Read Ping.
- Read What You Need to Set Up a Home Network.
- Read Help Secure Your Wireless Network.
- Read View and Connect to Available Wireless Networks.
Activity 3 - Understand Wide Area Networks (WANs)[edit | edit source]
This objective may include but is not limited to: leased lines, dial-up, ISDN, VPN, T1, T3, E1, E3, DSL, Cable, , etc. and their characteristics (speed, availability). Item idea: Map T1, etc to a LAN or WAN.
- Read WAN Technologies.
- Read Introduction to WAN Technologies.
- Read BitLocker Drive Encryption Overview.
- Read Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer.
- Read Determining the Cost.
- Read Applications of Frame Relay.
Activity 4 - Understand Wireless Networking[edit | edit source]
This objective may include but is not limited to: Types of wireless networking standards and their characteristics (802.11A,B,G,N including different Ghz ranges), types of network security (WPA/WEP/802.1X etc.), point-to-point (P2P) wireless, wireless bridging.
- Read IEEE 802.11: Wireless LANs.
- Read Set Up a Security Key for a Wireless Network.
- Read What are the Different Wireless Network Security Methods.