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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Network Hosts

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Network Hosts

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Explore what computer network servers provide to ease administration and service clients. This course introduces you to the purpose of multiple server types. These include web servers, file servers, print servers, DHCP servers, DNS servers, proxy servers, mail servers, and authentication servers. You will also learn about the syslog, which sends event messages to a logging server. Finally, this course compares network security technologies, such as UTM, IDS, IPS, and end-point management. It also discusses how to handle a mix of current and older, legacy equipment on a network.

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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Network Hosts

  • describe the role of web servers
  • describe the benefits of using file servers
  • describe the purpose of print servers
  • list the benefits of DHCP
  • describe how DNS servers work
  • list the benefits of using a proxy server
  • describe the role of mail servers
  • describe when to use authentication servers
  • summarize the purpose of the syslog
  • describe the benefits of internet appliances such as UTM, IDS, IPS, and End-point management server
  • describe when to use legacy/embedded systems
  • work with servers
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