Network+ : Networking Variants, Physical Installation

Ports

http://www.lb.shuttle.de/apastron/ports.htm

“Exotic” or Large-Scale Network Protocols

FDDI and CDDI
ATM
Frame Relay
MPLS
Metro Ethernet

Installation

Structured Cabling
Fire Ratings
Equipment Rooms
Equipment Racks: 19″, “U” units
Patch Panels
Patch Cables
EIA/TIA 606
Floor Plans
Pulling
Testing

Multispeed Switches and Backbone Networks

Toners

Wireless Networking

Wireless NICs
Access Points (APs)
Wireless Bridges: Point to Point / Point to Multipoint

Wireless Networking Software

Modes: Ad-hoc vs. Infrastructure

Basic Service Set

Extended (Basic) Service Set

CSMA/CA

Wireless Networking Security

SSID

MAC Filtering

WEP

64 bit encryption
Shared, static key

WPA

128 bit encryption
Key variants: Enterprise 802.1x vs. Personal PSK

Exercise:

WAP Configuration

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