The average salary for a Network And System Administrator Manager Professional is $101,200 in New York City. Salary estimates are provided by CompTIA.
Network And System Administrator Manager Professional Objectives
Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.
- Identify basic network theory concepts and major network communications methods.
- Describe bounded network media.
- Identify unbounded network media.
- Identify the major types of network implementations.
- Identify TCP/IP addressing and data delivery methods.
- Implement routing technologies.
- Identify the major services deployed on TCP/IP networks.
- Identify the infrastructure of a WAN implementation.
- Identify the components used in cloud computing and virtualization.
- Describe basic concepts related to network security.
- Prevent security breaches.
- Respond to security incidents.
- Identify the components of a remote network implementation.
- Identify the tools, methods, and techniques used in managing a network.
- Describe troubleshooting of issues on a network.
- Identify the hardware components of personal computers and mobile digital devices.
- Identify the basic components and functions of operating systems.
- Identify networking and security fundamentals.
- Identify the operational procedures that should be followed by professional PC technicians.
- Install, configure, and troubleshoot display devices.
- Install and configure peripheral components.
- Manage system components.
- Manage data storage.
- Install and configure Microsoft Windows.
- Optimize and maintain Microsoft Windows.
- Work with other operating systems.
- Identify the hardware and software requirements for client environment configurations.
- Identify network technologies.
- Install and configure networking capabilities.
- Support mobile digital devices.
- Support printers and multifunction devices.
- Identify security threats, vulnerabilities, and controls0.
- Implement security controls.
- Troubleshoot system-wide issues.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
Understand the model of host-to-host communication
Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS速) software
Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting
Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer
Explore functions of routing
Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing
Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing
Describe, implement, and verify Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and trunks
Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) work
Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
Describe the operation of Access Control Lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network
Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) on Cisco routers
Describe basic Quality of Service (QoS) concepts
Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs)
Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools
Describe the management of Cisco devices
Describe the current security threat landscape
Describe threat defense technologies
Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane
Implement basic steps to harden network devices
Network And System Administrator Manager Professional Outline
Motherboards and Motherboard Components.
RAM. Random Access Memory, w/ troubleshooting
PC Expansion Cards.
Including 1.11: PC Connections and Connectors
Power & Power Supplies w/troubleshooting
The Right PC: Home Assignment with Exam.
Video and Sound
Completed with 1.7 above.
Install and configure common peripheral devices.
Printers: Install & Configure
Printers: Different Technologies
- Cables & Connectors
- Cable Characteristics.
- TCP/IP & UDP Ports
- WIFI Networking.
- SOHO Networking, Install and Configure.
- Connection Types
- Connection Devices.
- Networking Tools of the Trade.
- Laptop Hardware & Components
- Laptop Components
- Laptop Features.
- Other Mobile Devices: Tablets, Phones, etc.
- Accessories and Ports’
Hardware and Network Troubleshooting
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- This objective covered in 1.0, 2.0, or 3.0 above.
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Windows Operating Systems
- Compare Operating Systems Windows Vista, 7, 8, & 8.1
- Operating System Installation
- Command Line Tools.
- OS Features and Tools.
- The Control Panel
- Install Networking on a Desktop.
- Preventative Maintenance and Tools
Other Operating Systems
- MAC OS and Linux
- The Cloud
- Network Hosts
- Mobile Operating Systems: Android, IOS, etc.
- Install and Configure Mobile OS systems.
- Mobile Data synchronization
- Common Threats and Vulnerabilities
- OS Security Settings.
- Deploy Security Best Practices per Workstation
- Securing the mobile device
- Data Disposal and Destruction
- Secure a SOHO wired and wireless network.
- Software Troubleshooting
- Operational Procedures.
Local Area Networks
- Topologies and the OSI Model
- Key Features of Networks
- Network Topologies
- The OSI Model
- Physical Layer
- Data Link Layer
- Network Layer
- Transport Layer
- Upper Layers
- OSI Model Summary
- VM Orientation
- Transmission Media
- Media Access Control
- Broadcast Domains
- Ethernet Frames
- Ethernet Deployment Standards
- MAC Addressing
- Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
- Packet Sniffers
- Configuring Ethernet Networking
- Hubs, Bridges, and Switches
- Hubs and Bridges
- Switch Interface Configuration
- Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
- Power over Ethernet (PoE)
- Infrastructure and Design
- Network Infrastructure Implementations
- Planning an Enterprise Campus Network
- Network Hierarchy and Distributed Switching
- Software Defined Networking
- Planning a SOHO Network
- TCP/IP Protocol Suite
- Policies and Best Practices
- Procedures and Standards
- Safety Procedures
- Incident Response Policies
- Security and Data Policies
- Password Policy
- Employee Policies
- Internet Protocol
- IPv4 Address Structure
- Subnet Masks
- IP Routing Basics
- ipconfig / ifconfig
- ICMP and ping
- Configuring IPv4 Networking
- IPv4 Addressing
- IPv4 Addressing Schemes
- Classful Addressing
- Public versus Private Addressing
- Subnetting and Classless Addressing
- Planning an IPv4 Addressing Scheme
- Public Internet Addressing
- Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM)
- Configuring IPv4 Subnets
- IPv6 Addressing
- IPv6 Address Format
- IPv6 Addressing Schemes
- IPv6 Address Autoconfiguration
- Migrating to IPv6
- Configuring IPv6 Networking DHCP and APIPA
- IPv4 Address Autoconfiguration
- Configuring DHCP
- Configuring Address Autoconfiguration
- Routing Basics
- Routing Algorithms and Metrics
- Dynamic Routing Protocols
- Administrative Distance and Route Redistribution
- IPv4 and IPv6 Internet Routing
- High Availability Routing
- Installing and Configuring Routers
- Routing Troubleshooting Tools
- Configuring Routing TCP and UDP
- Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
- User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
- TCP and UDP Ports
- Port Scanners
- Protocol Analyzers
- TCP and Port Scanning Name Resolution and IPAM
- Host Names and FQDNs
- Domain Name System
- Configuring DNS Servers
- Resource Records
- Name Resolution Tools
- IP Address Management (IPAM)
- Labs Configuring Name Resolution and IPAM Monitoring and Scanning
- Performance Monitoring
- Network Monitoring Utilities
- Logs and Event Management
- Simple Network Management Protocol
- Analyzing Performance Metrics
- Patch Management
- Vulnerability Scanning
- Performance Testing and Monitoring Network Troubleshooting
- Troubleshooting Procedures
- Identifying the Problem
- Establishing a Probable Cause
- Establishing a Plan of Action
- Troubleshooting Hardware Failure Issues
- Troubleshooting Addressing Issues
- Troubleshooting DHCP Issues
- Troubleshooting Name Resolution
- Troubleshooting Services
Applications and Security
- Applications and Services
- TCP/IP Services
- HTTP and Web Servers
- SSL / TLS and HTTPS
- Email (SMTP / POP / IMAP)
- Voice Services (VoIP and VTC)
- Real-time Services Protocols
- Quality of Service
- Traffic Shaping Bottlenecks and Load Balancing
- Multilayer Switches
- Configuring Application Protocols
- Virtualization, SAN, and Cloud Services
- Virtualization Technologies
- Network Storage Types
- Fibre Channel and InfiniBand
- Cloud Computing
- Configuring Cloud Connectivity
- Network Security Design
- Security Basics
- Common Networking Attacks
- Network Segmentation and DMZ
- Virtual LANs (VLAN)
- VLAN Trunks
- Network Address Translation (NAT)
- Device and Service Hardening
- Honeypots and Penetration Tests Network Security Appliances
- Basic Firewalls
- Stateful Firewalls
- Deploying a Firewall
- Configuring a Firewall
- Deploying a Proxy
- Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
- Denial of Service
- Configuring a NAT Firewall
- Authentication and Endpoint Security
- Authentication and Access Controls
- Social Engineering
- Authentication Technologies
- PKI and Digital Certificates
- Local Authentication
- RADIUS and TACACS+
- Directory Services
- Endpoint Security
- Network Access Control
- Secure Appliance Administration
Operations and Infrastructure
- Network Site Management
- Network Cabling Solutions
- Distribution Frames
- Change and Configuration Management
- Network Documentation and Diagrams
- Labeling Physical Security Devices
- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
- Network Link Management
- Power Management
- Backup Management
- Network Inventory Management Installing Cabled Networks
- Twisted Pair Cable (UTP / STP / ScTP)
- Twisted Pair Connectors
- Wiring Tools and Techniques
- Cable Testing Tools
- Troubleshooting Wired Connectivity
- Other Copper Cable Types
- Fiber Optic Cable and Connectors
- Transceivers and Media Converters Installing Wireless Networks
- Wireless Standards (IEEE 802.11)
- Wireless Network Topologies
- Wireless Site Design
- Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity
- Wireless Security
- Wi-Fi Authentication
- Extensible Authentication Protocol
- Troubleshooting Wireless Security
- Wireless Controllers Installing WAN Links
- Wide Area Networks (WAN)
- Telecommunications Networks
- Modern Telecommunications Networks
- Local Loop Services Installing WAN Links
- Wireless WAN Services
- Internet of Things Configuring Remote Access
- Remote Access Services (RAS)
- MPLS and PPP SIP Trunks
- Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
- SSL / TLS / DTLS VPNs
- IPsec Internet Key Exchange / ISAKMP
- Remote Access Servers
- Remote Administration Tools
- Managing Network Appliances
- Remote File Access
- Configuring Secure Access Channels
- Configuring a Virtual Private Network
Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Footprinting and Reconnaissance
- Information Security Overview
- Information Security Threats and Attack Vectors
- Hacking Concepts
- Ethical Hacking Concepts
- Information Security Controls
- Penetration Testing Concepts
- Information Security Laws and Standards
- Footprinting Concepts
- Footprinting through Search Engines
- Footprinting through Web Services
- Footprinting through Social Networking Sites
- Website Footprinting
- Email Footprinting
- Competitive Intelligence
- Whois Footprinting
- DNS Footprinting
- Network Footprinting
- Footprinting through Social Engineering
- Footprinting Tools
- Footprinting Countermeasures
- Footprinting Penetration Testing
Scanning Networks & Enumeration
- Network Scanning Concepts
- Scanning Tools
- Scanning Techniques
- Scanning Beyond IDS and Firewall
- Banner Grabbing
- Draw Network Diagrams
- Scanning Pen Testing
- Enumeration Concepts
- NetBIOS Enumeration
- SNMP Enumeration
- LDAP Enumeration
- NTP Enumeration
- SMTP and DNS Enumeration
- Other Enumeration Techniques
- Enumeration Countermeasures
- Enumeration Pen Testing
Vulnerability Analysis & System Hacking
- Vulnerability Assessment Concepts
- Vulnerability Assessment Solutions
- Vulnerability Scoring Systems
- Vulnerability Assessment Tools
- Vulnerability Assessment Reports
- System Hacking Concepts
- Cracking Passwords
- Escalating Privileges
- Executing Applications
- Hiding Files
- Covering Tracks
- Penetration Testing
Malware Threats & Sniffing
- Malware Concepts
- Trojan Concepts
- Virus and Worm Concepts
- Malware Analysis
- Anti-Malware Software
- Malware Penetration Testing
- Sniffing Concepts
- Sniffing Technique: MAC Attacks
- Sniffing Technique: DHCP Attacks
- Sniffing Technique: ARP Poisoning
- Sniffing Technique: Spoofing Attacks
- Sniffing Technique: DNS Poisoning
- Sniffing Tools
- Sniffing Detection Techniques
- Sniffing Pen Testing
Social Engineering & Denial-of-Service
- Social Engineering Concepts
- Social Engineering Techniques
- Insider Threats
- Impersonation on Social Networking Sites
- Identity Theft
- Social Engineering Pen Testing
- DoS/DDoS Concepts
- DoS/DDoS Attack Techniques
- DDoS Case Study
- DoS/DDoS Attack Tools
- DoS/DDoS Protection Tools
- DoS/DDoS Penetration Testing
This class includes lecture sections and some self-study sections. In instructor-led classes, lectures are delivered in real-time, either in person or via video conferencing. In e-learning classes, the lectures are on recorded videos.
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Introducing the Host-to-Host Communications Model
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
Starting a Switch
Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets
Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
Exploring the Functions of Routing
Configuring a Cisco Router
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Troubleshooting a Simple Network
Introducing Basic IPv6
Configuring Static Routing
Implementing VLANs and Trunks
Routing Between VLANs
Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Explaining Basics of ACL
Enabling Internet Connectivity
Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks
Introducing System Monitoring
Managing Cisco Devices
Securing Administrative Access
Implementing Device Hardening
Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy
Introducing WAN Technologies
Explaining Wireless Fundamentals
Introducing Architectures and Virtualization
Examining the Security Threat Landscape
Implementing Threat Defense Technologies
Get Started with Cisco Command-Line Interface (CLI)
Observe How a Switch Operates
Perform Basic Switch Configuration
Implement the Initial Switch Configuration
Inspect TCP/IP Applications
Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router
Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols
Implement an Initial Router Configuration
Configure Default Gateway
Explore Packet Forwarding
Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues
Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes
Configure IPv6 Static Routes
Implement IPv4 Static Routing
Implement IPv6 Static Routing
Configure VLAN and Trunk
Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunk
Configure a Router on a Stick
Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
Configure and Verify EtherChannel
Improve Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs
Implement Numbered and Named IPv4 ACLs
Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
Configure Static NAT
Configure Dynamic NAT and Port Address Translation (PAT)
Log into the WLC
Monitor the WLC
Configure a Dynamic (VLAN) Interface
Configure a DHCP Scope
Configure a WLAN
Define a Remote Access Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) Server
Explore Management Options
Explore the Cisco DNA Center
Configure and Verify NTP
Configure System Message Logging
Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup
Upgrade Cisco IOS Image
Configure WLAN Using Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) Pre-Shared Key (PSK) Using the GUI
Secure Console and Remote Access
Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity
Secure Device Administrative Access
Configure and Verify Port Security
Implement Device Hardening
CompTIA A+ Certification 220-1001
CompTIA A+ Certification 220-1002
CompTIA Network+ Certification N10-007
CompTIA Security+ Certification SYO-501
Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA 200-301