Prepare for the MTA: Networking Fundamentals Exam (98-366)
This learning path helps aspiring network administrators prepare for and pass the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA): Networking Fundamentals exam (98-366). For more information on this exam and the MTA certification designation, visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-98-366.aspx.
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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: Network Media (WANs) with Greg Sowell
Discover how to apply your existing IP knowledge to networking. Learn how to set up WANs (wide area networks) with switches, routers, and different routing protocols.
2h 2m • 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
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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.
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