Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video FTP, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-901) Part 5: Networking.
- There's a lot of different way to move files…around on the internet, but the oldest and best-known…is gool ol' file transfer protocol, or FTP.…Now, FTP runs officially on port 21,…however, it can also run on port 20.…The A objectives are a little bit unclear on that,…so for the record, you should know that…it's both port 20 and 21, although it looks like…they're only going to ask you for port 21.…There, I've said my piece.…A lot of people haven't run FTP.…It's really fascinating.…
So what I'm going to do is go ahead…and download an FTP client.…In this case I'm going to use the popular Mozilla Filezilla,…and let's go ahead and do some…downloading of files using Filezilla.…All right, now, here I am using…the popular Filezilla FTP client.…I like it 'cause it's free.…It's been around for a long time, and it works great.…So, anytime you have an FTP client,…you should normally have two screens.…On the left-hand side is your computer…and on the right-hand side will be the computer…we're connecting to.…
So I'm going to go ahead and connect to,…
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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