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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Networking Tools

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Networking Tools


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Overview/Description

In this course, explore the numerous networking tools available to help identify, diagnose, and resolve problems and issues occurring on a computer network. The first tutorial looks at the tool to use if you find yourself working with cabling, the crimper. Next, another essential tool for anyone working in cabling, the cable stripper. Then take a look at the multimeter, an electronic tool used to measure voltage, amps, and resistance, among other things. You will learn about another useful tool and when to use it, the tone generator and probe. The next is the cable tester, and as it says, it is a device used to test cable connectivity. Moving on, learners can examine the loopback plug and the punch down tool. Finally, explore the Wi-Fi analyzer, a tool that you might find yourself using if you need to really optimize the coverage of a fairly large area with Wi-Fi. Conclude by reviewing your nr knowledge with an exercise recognizing when and where to use some of these common networking tools. This course can be used to help prepare for the 220-1001: CompTIA A+ certification exam.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Networking Tools

  • recognize when to use a crimper
  • use a cable stripper
  • use a multimeter
  • recognize when to use a tone generator and probe
  • use a cable tester
  • test physical ports using a loopback plug
  • use a punch down tool
  • use a Wi-Fi analyzer
  • use common networking tools
  • Course Number:
    it_cscoao_12_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner