Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Email, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-901) Part 5: Networking.
- In a world filled with web-based email,…things like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, Windows Live,…we forget that in the traditional email world…you install a client on your computer…and that client goes,…sends your email,…and grabs your email.…So, to understand that,…well first of all, it's on the A so we need to,…we need to appreciate there are three protocols…that help make this happen.…First of all, is SMTP.…Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.…SMTP is used for you to send email.…
So that's, oh by the way,…it's on Port 25, okay.…So, you use SMTP to send your email.…So if you're at your computer…and you're using your email client,…you send on Port 25…and that sends it to an SMTP server,…and the SMTP server gets it to the next guy.…To get your email,…to download your email…from the server to your client,…you use one of two protocols.…Either POP3 or IMAP.…Now, POP3 runs on Port 110…and IMAP runs on Port 143.…
Make sure you know these.…You're gonna pick one or the other,…and it's really, it's not up to you.…It's whatever your email server uses.…
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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