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CompTIA Network+ N10-007: Troubleshooting Methodology & Tools

CompTIA Network+ N10-007: Troubleshooting Methodology & Tools


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
By using the appropriate troubleshooting tools, network problems can be identified and resolved quickly. In this course, you will learn how to quickly identify problems, establish a cause, test theories, determine a plan of action, and recognize potential effects of the treatment. Begin by finding out how to implement an appropriate solution or escalate it, if required. Next, verify that things work after the solution. This involves documenting findings, actions, and outcomes. Conclude by reviewing troubleshooting equipment and software tools, such as network testers, packet sniffers, WiFi analyzers, bandwidth speed testers, command line tools, and Linux commands.

Target Audience
Network administrators, network technicians, network installers, helpdesk technicians, IT cable installers, and any other professionals working with computer networks

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.1

Lesson Objectives

CompTIA Network+ N10-007: Troubleshooting Methodology & Tools

  • start the course
  • identify a user's problem by following the network troubleshooting methodology
  • establish a theory of probable cause by questioning the obvious and considering multiple approaches
  • test a theory to determine the cause and next steps, and if escalation is required
  • establish a plan of action to resolve problems and identify potential effects
  • implement an appropriate solution or escalate if required
  • verify full system functionality and implement preventative measures
  • document findings, actions, and outcomes
  • apply the network troubleshooting methodology to fix network issues
  • use hardware tools to fix network hardware issues
  • use a packet sniffer to intercept and log network traffic
  • use a port scanner to identify which ports are open on a network
  • use a WiFi analyzer to detect usage
  • use a bandwidth speed tester
  • use network troubleshooting command line tools
  • use Linux command line tools
  • use various network troubleshooting tools
  • Course Number:
    cs_ctnp_a13_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate