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Networking Fundamentals

By : Gordon Davies
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Networking Fundamentals

By: Gordon Davies

Overview of this book

A network is a collection of computers, servers, mobile devices, or other computing devices connected for sharing data. This book will help you become well versed in basic networking concepts and prepare to pass Microsoft's MTA Networking Fundamentals Exam 98-366. Following Microsoft's official syllabus, the book starts by covering network infrastructures to help you differentiate intranets, internets, and extranets, and learn about network topologies. You’ll then get up to date with common network hardware devices such as routers and switches and the media types used to connect them together. As you advance, the book will take you through different protocols and services and the requirements to follow a standardized approach to networking. You’ll get to grips with the OSI and TCP/IP models as well as IPv4 and IPv6. The book also shows you how to recall IP addresses through name resolution. Finally, you’ll be able to practice everything you’ve learned and take the exam confidently with the help of mock tests. By the end of this networking book, you’ll have developed a strong foundation in the essential networking concepts needed to pass Exam 98-366.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Free Chapter
Section 1: Network Infrastructure
Section 2: Network Hardware
Section 3: Protocols and Services
Section 4: Mock Exams
Mock Exam 1
Mock Exam 2


1. Stephen wants to use FTP on his network. Which pair of ports should he have open on his firewall to allow this traffic through?

(A) 20 and 21
(B) 21 and 22
(C) 22 and 23
(D) 23 and 25

2. What happens when a device cannot renew its IP address lease?

(A) It retains the IP address it was originally issued.
(B) It receives a 169.254.x.x address.
(C) It receives a address.
(D) It receives a address.

3. Dani needs to ensure that a DHCP-enabled device receives the same IP address from the DHCP server each time. What should she configure?

(A) Reservation.
(B) Exclusion.
(C) MAC filtering.
(D) It is not possible to do this with DHCP.

4. In the following UNC example, what is the server name? Here is an example: \\mail\finance

(A) \\
(B) mail
(C) \
(D) Finance

5. Steve is a member of the following groups: Sales, Marketing, Managers. Each of these groups has...