Network+ : Networking Variants, Physical Installation

Day 3: Networking Variants, Physical Installation

Ports

https://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xhtml

“Exotic” or Large-Scale Network Protocols

FDDI and CDDI
ATM
Frame Relay
MPLShttps://duckduckgo.com/?q=mpls&t=ffab&iax=images&ia=images
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

BSSID: Basic Service Set ID (the WAP’s MAC)

SSID: Service Set ID (the network name with a single WAP)

ESSID: Extended Service Set ID (the network  name for a network with multiple WAPs)

CSMA/CA

Wireless Networking Security

802.1x

MAC Filtering

WEP

64 bit encryption
Shared, static key

WPA

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

WPA2

WPS (DANGER DANGER!!)

Exercise:

WAP Configuration