Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Remote desktop connections, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-901) Part 5: Networking.
- One thing I love as a tech,…is if somebody has a problem,…I like to be able to sit in the comfort of my chair…and be able to access their system remotely…in order to check it out.…So what I want to talk about is remote access,…and the many ways you can do it.…I wanna start off with one of the earliest internet…applications there was, called Telnet.…To show you how we can use Telnet to access…a computer remotely.…Now, Telnet has been around…literally as long as the internet.…And in order to run Telnet,…you need a Telnet client.…
Now Windows comes with a rudimentary Telnet client,…but if you're gonna be using Telnet,…you're gonna use what everybody else uses,…and we're gonna use the popular and free Putty, P-U-T-T-Y.…So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna make a remote connection…to a Telnet server that I've already got running.…I know his IP address because I set it up.…Notice that Telnet uses Port 23.…So I'm gonna hit Open.…Now, I've set up a user account on there.…
In order to use Telnet, you should have a user account.…
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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