The CompTIA A+ exams challenges test takers to perform many configurations of a typical home router. But what does a router do for a SOHO network?
about most wireless access points, … especially these SOHO router, switch, wireless access points … all in one box is that if you plug them in right, … they're pretty much working. … I mean not only are they routing, … but they're also switching, and the wireless access point … is running automatically. … So these are things we kind of are glad that they're easy, … So I've got a little wifi analyzer. … There's lots of these. … I use one from Ubiquity Networks called WiFiman … and this tool is just going to look around … and show me what wireless networks … are already up and running. … So as I fire this guy up, … first of all you see this big list. … So these are all these different wifi networks. … Up at the top, you see who I'm already connected to, … but we can switch this into channel mode … and first of all, if you look very closely, … you can see all 14 of the 2.4 gigahertz bands. … Now I want you to look very closely here … because this is a pretty busy network. … You'll notice that if I were to put something on, …
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- How TCP and IP work together
- Special IP addresses
- Port numbers
- Working with DNS
- Basic and advanced router configuration
- Troubleshooting networks
- Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
- Repairing wireless connections