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CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.3 – Using Protocol Analyzers

CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.3 – Using Protocol Analyzers

A protocol analyzer is one of the most valuable troubleshooting utilities in your networking toolbag. In this video, you’ll learn the basics of using protocol analyzers, including capturing and displaying the packets traversing your network.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.2 – Protocol Analyzers

CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.2 – Protocol Analyzers

If you need to troubleshoot complex network issues, then you’ll need a good protocol analyzer. In this video, you’ll learn about protocol analyzers, how to connect them to a network, and you’ll get an overview of a protocol analyzer user interface.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 2.1 – Port Mirroring

CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 2.1 – Port Mirroring

Switched networks provide direct communication between devices, but this can be a problem when you need to troubleshoot network traffic flows. In this video, you’ll learn about port mirroring and how to use port mirrors to copy traffic to your network troubleshooting devices.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.3 – Hardware Tools

CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.3 – Hardware Tools

Last modified on July 24th, 2011 at 5:19 pm

If you’re managing a network, you’ll need a comprehensive toolkit to keep things running at peak efficiency. In this video, you’ll learn about the tools that will make your life a much better place. We’ll discuss cable testers and certifiers, TDRs, multimeters, punch-down tools, voltage event recorders, and much more.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.2 – Network Scanners

CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.2 – Network Scanners

Last modified on July 24th, 2011 at 5:17 pm

The network is a constantly moving river of information, and it may be necessary to occasionally test the water as it flows by. In this video module, you’ll learn the reasons for scanning your network and the different technologies available to gather information. We’ll also dive into packet analyzers, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, and port scanners.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 4.4 – Network Monitoring

CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 4.4 – Network Monitoring

Last modified on July 24th, 2011 at 4:57 pm

The world of network monitoring is a precise science, and it can provide insight into aspects of network performance that would otherwise go unseen. In this module, you’ll learn the use of network analyzers, connectivity software, and load testers to help build a more efficient network. You’ll also learn the value of logs and how the consolidation of logs files can assist in solving issues that span multiple devices.

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