The CompTIA Network+ certification measures a network administrator's basic understanding of networking components and concepts. Get the essential information you need to become a certified CompTIA Network+ administrator, including networking basics, the physical components of a network infrastructure, and techniques on how to manage and administer a network.
Learn essential networking concepts.
Master techniques to manage and administer a network infrastructure.
Networking Foundations: Networking Basics with Timothy Pintello
Introduces the core networking topologies, compares and contrasts the OSI and TCP/IP models, and introduces common network devices.
1h 48m • COURSE
Networking Foundations: IP Addressing with Timothy Pintello
Learn about IP addressing, including logical vs. physical addressing, IPv4 and IPv6, and resolution techniques such as DHCP and DNS.
2h 35m • COURSE
Networking Foundations: Network Media (LANs) with Greg Sowell
Learn how to set up a LAN (local area network), WAN (wide area network), or wireless area network in this Foundations of Networking class.
1h 9m • COURSE
Networking Foundations: Protocols and CLI Tools with Greg Sowell
Learn how to troubleshoot network connectivity issues using different protocols and command-line (CLI) tools.
1h 13m • COURSE
Networking Foundations: Servers with Ed Liberman
Learn the basics of servers, including user administration, virtualization, storage, security, networking, disaster recovery, and popular server operating systems such as Windows Server and Linux.
2h 40m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 1 Understanding Networks with Mike Meyers
Pass the CompTIA Network+ exam by prepping for part 1: the basics of networking, including MAC and IP addressing, hubs and switches, packets and ports, and OSI and TCP/IP models.
55m 36s • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 2 The Physical Network with Mike Meyers
Take this comprehensive prep course (part 2 of 7 for CompTIA's Network+ exam) to understand how the physical components of networks interact.
1h 51m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 3 The World of TCP/IP with Mike Meyers
Take this comprehensive prep course for CompTIA's Network+ exam (part 3 of 7) for a deep dive into the world of TCP/IP and routing.
2h 42m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 4 Making TCP/IP Work with Mike Meyers
Take this comprehensive prep course for CompTIA's Network+ exam (part 4 of 7) to learn about TCP/IP applications, HTTP and HTTPS protocols, ports, and network naming conventions.
3h 3m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 5 Advanced IP Networking with Mike Meyers
Part 5 of the comprehensive prep for CompTIA's Network+ exam (N10-006). Learn about advanced networking concepts such as VLANs and VPNs, IPv6, and remote connectivity.
2h 15m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 6 Beyond the Typical Network with Mike Meyers
Take this comprehensive prep course for CompTIA's Network+ exam (N10-006), part 6, to learn how to implement non-standard network solutions.
2h 39m • COURSE
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 7 Managing the Network with Mike Meyers
Take this course, part 7 of a comprehensive prep series for CompTIA's Network+ exam (N10-006), to learn about network security, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
2h 3m • COURSE
You'll learn network administration skills with these experts
Timothy Pintello is a computer science professor at Daytona State College and a former system administrator.
Timothy is an associate professor and assistant chair of networking at the School of Computer Science at Daytona State College. He is also the author of the networking textbook Introduction to Networking with Network+. Prior to becoming a college professor, he worked in the telecommunications industry as first a network support specialist, then an IT analyst, and finally as a systems administrator. In his spare time, he enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography.
Greg Sowell provides networking advice to datacenters, banks, municipalities, ISPs, and even NBA franchises.
Greg has been routing globally for over a decade. He has worked and consulted for datacenter groups, banking institutions, municipalities, VoIP providers, ISPs, WISPs, MSPs, and even NBA franchises. He studied computer science in college, but the builder in Greg led him to networking. He holds certifications from Cisco in security, VoIP, and routing/switching, including CCIE candidate status. Greg runs his own networking/project blog, GregSowell.com, and organizes a regular podcast called TheBrothersWISP, which focuses on the wireless ISP industry. He has also been featured on the cover of the Circuits section of the New York Times and in several other publications, and speaks regularly at networking conferences. A lifelong maker, Greg is obsessed with LEDs and microcontrollers, and enjoys building light suits. A man of many talents, Greg enjoys hacking, and learning anything he can get his hands on.
Consultant and trainer Ed Liberman has helped thousands of people start careers in IT.
Ed Liberman has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998. He has helped thousands of people to get started or advance their careers in the IT industry. When he is not in the classroom, he is out helping corporations with their network infrastructure as an independent consultant. Ed will get you ready to pass your exams while you develop the skills needed to succeed in the "real world." His teaching style encourages you to have fun while you learn. Ed also volunteers his time in his local community as a math tutor for struggling grade school children.
Mike Meyers is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA. He can be found at his website at www.totalsem.com, and on Twitter @desweds.