Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic WAP setup, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 5 Networking.
- Let's go ahead and set up our first wireless network.…So what we're going to be doing right now is…we're going to go into our wireless router…and we're not worried about any of the router stuff now…we're just going to be doing wireless.…So what we're going to do is we're going to…set up at least one if not multiple SSIDs,…we're going to be configuring which particular…80211 standards we want to work with,…this is an 80211 AC,…but he's also backwardly compatible…with a lot of other stuff,…and then the third thing we're going to do is encryption.…So let's dive in.…
Now on this particular system, it's pretty straightforward.…Now what I want you to look at is I've got…here it says wireless network…then it says wireless network…then I scroll down then it says it a third time.…So you see that, I've got one, two, three…radios on this.…I've got one 2.4 gigahertz radio,…and I've got two five gigahertz radios…which allow me to get the best that you possibly can…on 80211 AC.…So that gives us a lot of flexibility here.…
So let's go ahead and start configuring.…
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The fifth, networking, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers provides an introduction to networking by exploring cables, network IDs, IP addresses, and ports. He explains how to deal with a DNS, configure a router, and set up a wireless network while applying security standards. He also discusses Internet connections, including dial-up, broadband, wireless, and more.
Note: The six courses designed for the CompTIA A+ (220-901) exam preparation include core processing, core hardware, peripherals and building a PC, displays and printers, networking, and laptops and mobile devices.
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- Working with network cables
- Establishing a local area network (LAN)
- Communicating using ping and ipconfig
- Dealing with a DNS
- Configuring routers
- Setting up a wireless network
- Troubleshooting internet connections
- Connecting to a desktop remotely
- Transferring files and selecting file sharing options
Skill Level Beginner
1. Essentials of Networking
2. Local Area Networking
Introduction to TCP/IP15m 4s
Network IDs and subnet mask11m 53s
Dynamic IP addressing9m 59s
Special IP addresses4m 38s
Ping and ipconfig7m 15s
TCP, UDP, and ICMP3m 51s
Port numbers4m 37s
Working with connections6m 24s
Understanding DNS12m 5s
Dealing with DNS8m 19s
Windows naming9m 2s
Configuring routers10m 37s
Advanced router configuration14m 47s
3. Wireless Networking
4. The Internet
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