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CompTIA NET+ Cert, Part 11: Network Management

with expert Patrick Loner

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Release date Release date 6/16/2014
Level Level Intermediate
Runtime Runtime 1h 10m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
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Course description

In this chapter we are going to look at a number of areas that require adequate planning in order to implement and maintain successful network infrastructures. It’s not enough to set up the network, you cannot just leave it to itself. You need to be aware of how to monitor network communications, how to document and manage those communications, and how to optimize those communications. This will ensure that the network continues to perform and to meet requirements into the future.


This course assumes the user has some experience with computer hardware, software, and understands the concept of a computer network. The user should have also viewed CompTIA NET+ Cert: Security Threats and Attacks course before viewing this course.

Prepare for certification

This course will help you prepare for:
N10-005 CompTIA Net+ Certification

This course will help you earn:
CompTIA Net+ Certification

Meet the expert

Patrick Loner Patrick Loner has certifications for MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, A+, Network+, Security+ and more. He has been working as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, network administrator, and network consultant for over ten years. He has over a decade of experience working with and teaching about Windows networks with client and server operating systems. He has guided many students towards Microsoft and CompTIA certifications. Most recently he has worked as a freelance trainer and network consultant specializing in Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 implementations, design, and upgrades. Patrick continues to branch out now working with and training on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Exchange 2013, and System Center Configuration Manager 2012.

Course outline

Network Management

Network Monitoring (24:44)
  • Introduction (00:22)
  • Network Management (02:59)
  • SNMP (01:30)
  • Network Monitoring Tools (02:59)
  • Network Monitoring Tools (Cont) (00:54)
  • Monitoring Tool Categories (02:12)
  • Network Traffic Analysis (01:38)
  • Port Filtering (01:10)
  • Traffic Filtering (00:49)
  • Network Diagnostics (01:24)
  • Network Diagnostics (Cont) (01:24)
  • System Performance Monitors (02:54)
  • Protocol Analyzers (02:24)
  • Network Fault Tolerance (01:43)
  • Summary (00:15)
Management Documentation (27:11)
  • Introduction (00:22)
  • Network Administration (01:31)
  • Configuration Management (01:44)
  • Network Documentation (02:01)
  • Physical Netowrk Diagrams (01:01)
  • Logical Network Diagrams (01:06)
  • Critical Inventories (02:09)
  • Critical Inventories (Cont) (01:51)
  • Network Policies (02:13)
  • Legal Compliance Requirements (02:08)
  • Network Baselines (01:12)
  • Network Baselining Process (02:56)
  • Demo: Network Baseline (03:45)
  • Demo: Baseline Properties (02:44)
  • Summary (00:21)
Performance and Optimization (18:20)
  • Introduction (00:21)
  • QoS (02:30)
  • The Need for QoS (01:30)
  • QoS Parameters (03:37)
  • Traffic Shaping (01:16)
  • Load Balancing (01:55)
  • High Availability (02:04)
  • Caching Engines (01:14)
  • High-Bandwidth Applications (01:17)
  • Factors Affecting QoS (02:10)
  • Summary (00:22)