Understand the networking terminology commonly used in IT departments around the world. Terms include DHCP, APIPA, DNS, and IP, among others. Explore the Local Area Connection dialog box and learn how to make changes. Configure IP addresses manually and automatically for IPv4 and explore IPv6. Explore name resolution.
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- [Voiceover] After you've connected to a network…you might start to wonder how a network functions…so that data can actually be transmitted from one computer…to another.…Beyond that, when you send data…you might want to know just how the data…knows where to go once it's been transmitted.…Well, for starters each computer must be uniquely defined…on a network,…that identification starts with an IP address.…An IP address is an address…much like the address on your house.…It defines a unique location on the network…just as your house address defines a unique location…on your street and in your city.…
That information, along with another addressing technologies…are just part of the networking picture though.…Let's take a look at the local area connection dialog box.…You can open this from the network and sharing center,…like so.…Right-click the network icon on the taskbar,…then click open network and sharing center.…Take a look around to see what's available.…Notice what kind of connection you have.…Wired or wireless.…
Author and professor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected, which settings to use to access different resources, and how to keep your system secure. She explains the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect devices when using public networks. She also helps get the most out of the Window 10 sharing center. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules, how to create your own inbound and outbound rules, and how to troubleshoot and modify your network connection.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
- Configuring IP settings and wireless network settings
- Maintaining network security
- Setting up preferences
- Troubleshooting connectivity
- Managing Windows Firewall
- Creating program rules and security rules
- Using ping, ipconfig, Tracert, and PathPing to troubleshoot