EC-Council Network5 Course Outline

Network 5 Course Outline


Find out more information on EC-Council’s Network 5 course certification and exam



Basic computing skills like browsing the web and checking e-mails.


  • Office knowledge workers
  • Home users
  • Any non-IT person using computers in their office

Please visit EC-Council’s Accredited Training Centers  to find all of our upcoming classes, dates and locations.


2 days (9:00 - 5:00)


Students will be prepared for EC-Council’s Network 5 exam 112-11 on the last day of the class.

 


Foundations of Network

  • What is a network?
  • Need for a network
  • Client workstation and server
  • Different network models
  • Peer to peer
  • Client/server
  • Mainframe
  • Types of network
  • LAN
  • WAN
  • MAN
  • Various network topologies
  • Ring
  • Mesh
  • Star
  • Tree Bus
  • Linear Bus

Networking Components

  • Introduction to network components
  • Repeaters
  • Hubs
  • Bridges
  • Router
  • Switch
  • Gateway
  • Brouter
  • Types of networking cables
  • Media connectors
  • How to chose on a cable

LAN Technologies

  • Ethernet
  • Physical characteristics
  • Different categories in Ethernet
  • Baseband and broadband properties
  • Baseband Ethernet
  • Broadband Ethernet
  • Ethernet cables
  • Twisted pair
  • Coaxial
  • Fiber optic
  • Other types of Ethernet LAN
  • Switched
  • Fast
  • Gigabit
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Benefits of using a VPN
  • Connecting to a VPN using Windows 2000

Basic Hardware Components

  • Basic hardware components
  • Installing CPU
  • Installing motherboard
  • Configuring motherboard
  • Installing power supply
  • Installing a hard drive
  • Installing floppy and CD/DVD drives
  • Legacy devices
  • Interrupt Requests Line Assignments
  • Direct Memory Access (DMA)
  • Input/Output (I/O) Address
  • Configuring IDE/ATA/SCSI devices
  • Basic know how of safe BIOS settings
  • Complementary Metal Oxide Conductor (CMOS)
  • Understanding ports
  • Data cables
  • Connector
  • Detecting hardware devices
  • Using Device Manager

Network Connectivity

  • Setting up a small network
  • Connecting computers
  • IP addressing
  • Assigning IP address
  • Adding computers to a group
  • Network service
  • DHCP
  • WINS
  • DNS
  • Deciding on a network architecture
  • Internet access technology
  • xDSL
  • Broadband cable (Cable modem)
  • Wireless
  • Dial-up connection
  • Make a dial-up connection
  • What is file sharing?
  • Types of file sharing
  • How to share a folder?
  • Configuring share folder permissions

Wireless Network

  • Introduction to wireless networks
  • Basics
  • Types of wireless networks
  • WLAN
  • WPAN
  • WMAN
  • WWAN
  • Requirements for wireless network
  • Antennas
  • SSID
  • Access point positioning
  • What is Wired Equivalent Privacy(WEP) ?
  • Setting up a wireless network
  • How to access a WLAN?
  • Advantage and disadvantage of wireless network

Networking Environment

  • Introduction to Intranet
  • Difference between Internet and Intranet
  • Advantages of Intranet
  • How Intranet operates?
  • Inside an Intranet
  • Checklist for building an Intranet
  • Introduction to Extranet
  • Difference between Internet and Extranet
  • Advantages of an Extranet
  • How an Extranet operates?
  • Difference between Extranet and Intranet

Network Troubleshooting

  • Hardware errors and their codes
  • Troubleshooting guidelines
  • Troubleshooting
  • Network connectivity
  • Testing network connectivity
  • Motherboard failures
  • Response
  • CPU failure
  • Power supply failure
  • Video/display failure
  • Memory chip failure
  • CD ROM failure