CompTIA - Linux Network Professional (Network+/Linux+)

Duration

Duration:

Just 9 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

26/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 9-day CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP) course, you'll learn how to configure, manage and troubleshoot common wired and wireless networks. You'll also learn basic hardware, software, and networking skills necessary to function in an entry-level Linux role.

Combining theory and practice from official CompTIA Network+ and Linux+ curriculum, your expert instructor will immerse you in the course through our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique.

You'll study emerging technologies, like mobile, cloud and virtualisation, and cover the four key areas of Network+:

  • Network architecture
  • Network operations
  • Network security
  • Troubleshooting

In addition to networking knowledge, you'll learn the basics of Linux+ including:

  • How to work at the Unix command line
  • Performing easy maintenance tasks: help out users, add users to a larger system, backup & restore, shutdown & reboot
  • Installing and configuring a work station (incl. X) and connect it to the LAN, or a stand-alone PC via modem to the Internet.

Train at twice the speed on this official CompTIA course

Firebrand is an Authorised CompTIA Platinum Partner. This means you'll get access to experienced instructors and up-to-date course material, officially approved by CompTIA.

During the course, you'll prepare for and sit the following CompTIA Network+ and Linux+ exams, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

  • Exam N10-006
  • Exam LX0-103
  • Exam LX0-104

Upon successful completion of all exams, you will achieve the Network+ and Linux+ credentials as well as the aligned CLNP Stackable Certification - proving your skills as a Linux Network Professional.

Four reasons why you should sit your CLNP course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CLNP trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 9-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your CLNP course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass CLNP first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study CLNP with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 125.505 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Curriculum

Network+

Network architecture

  • Explain the functions and applications of various network devices
  • Compare and contrast the use of networking services and applications
  • Install and configure the following networking services/applications
  • Explain the characteristics and benefits of various WAN technologies
  • Install and properly terminate various cable types and connectors using appropriate tools
  • Differentiate between common network topologies
  • Differentiate between network infrastructure implementations
  • Given a scenario, implement and configure the appropriate addressing schema
  • Explain the basics of routing concepts and protocols
  • Identify the basics elements of unified communication technologies
  • Compare and contrast technologies that support cloud and virtualisation
  • Given a set of requirements, implement a basic network

Network operations

  • Use appropriate monitoring tools
  • Analyse metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking performance tools
  • Use appropriate resources to support configuration management
  • Explain the importance of implementing network segmentation
  • Install and apply patches and updates
  • Configure a switch using proper features
  • Install and configure wireless LAN infrastructure and implement the appropriate technologies in support of wireless capable devices

Network security

  • Compare and contrast risk related concepts
  • Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats
  • Implement network hardening techniques
  • Compare and contrast physical security controls
  • Install and configure a basic firewall
  • Explain the purpose of various network access control models
  • Summarise basic forensic concepts

Troubleshooting

  • Implement network troubleshooting methodology
  • Analyse and interpret the output of troubleshooting tools
  • Common troubleshooting issues:
    • Wireless
    • Copper cable
    • Fibre cable
    • Network
    • Security
    • WAN

Industry standards, practices, and network theory

  • Analyse a scenario and determine the corresponding OSI layer
  • Explain the basics of network theory and concepts
  • Deploy the appropriate wireless standard
  • Deploy the appropriate wired connectivity standard
  • Implement the appropriate policies or procedures
  • Summarise safety practices
  • Install and configure equipment in the appropriate location using best practices
  • Explain the basics of change management procedures
  • Compare and contrast ports and protocols
  • Configure and apply the appropriate ports and protocols

Linux+

Exam 103

Topic 101: System Architecture

  • Determine and configure hardware settings
  • Boot the system
  • Change runlevels / boot targets and shutdown or reboot system

Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management

  • Design hard disk layout
  • Install a boot manager
  • Manage shared libraries
  • Use Debian package management
  • Use RPM and YUM package management

Topic 103: GNU and Unix Commands

  • Work on the command line
  • Process text streams using filters
  • Perform basic file management
  • Use streams, pipes and redirects
  • Create, monitor and kill processes
  • Modify process execution priorities
  • Search text files using regular expressions
  • Perform basic file editing operations using vi

Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

  • Create partitions and filesystems
  • Maintain the integrity of filesystems
  • Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
  • Manage disk quotas
  • Manage file permissions and ownership
  • Create and change hard and symbolic links
  • Find system files and place files in the correct location

Exam 104

Topic 105: Shells, Scripting and Data Management

  • Customise and use the shell environment
  • Customise or write simple scripts
  • SQL data management

Topic 106: User Interfaces and Desktops

  • Install and configure X11
  • Setup a display manager
  • Accessibility

Topic 107: Administrative Tasks

  • Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • Localisation and internationalisation

Topic 108: Essential System Services

  • Maintain system time
  • System logging
  • Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
  • Manage printers and printing

Topic 109: Networking Fundamentals

  • Fundamentals of internet protocols
  • Basic network configuration
  • Basic network troubleshooting
  • Configure client side DNS

Topic 110: Security

  • Perform security administration tasks
  • Setup host security
  • Securing data with encryption

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-006
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 90 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice, drag and drops and performance-based
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
    • Languages: English, Japanese and German
  • CompTIA Linux+ Exam LX0-103
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 60 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 500 (on a scale of 200 to 800)
    • Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • CompTIA Linux+ Exam LX0-104
    • Number of questions: Maximum of 60 questions
    • Type of questions: Multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank
    • Exam duration: 90 Minutes
    • Passing score: 500 (on a scale of 200 to 800)
    • Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

What's Included

In addition to official course material and exams, you’ll receive:

  • CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide Exams 220-901 and 220-902 (ISBN: 978-1-1191-3789-4)
  • CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: Exam N10-007, 4th Edition (ISBN: 978-1-1194-3230-2)

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

While there are no official prerequisites for this certification, Firebrand recommends you have:

  • Experience building computers and setting up devices in Windows OS
  • Knowledge of home networks (ISP connection)
  • Familiarity with the Windows desktop Environment
  • Nine months’ networking experience

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 21 96 61 82 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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