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CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide by Toby Skandier, Emmett Dulaney, Quentin Docter

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Chapter 8 Installing Wireless and SOHO Networks

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA A+ 220-901 EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • ✓ 2.5 Compare and contrast various WiFi networking standards and encryption types.
    • Standards
      • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
      • Speeds, distances, and frequencies
    • Encryption types
      • WEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES
  • ✓ 2.6 Given a scenario, install and configure a SOHO wireless/wired router and apply appropriate settings.
    • Channels
    • Port forwarding, port triggering
    • DHCP (on/off)
    • DMZ
    • NAT / DNAT
    • Basic QoS
    • Firmware
    • UPnP
  • ✓ 2.7 Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features.
    • Internet Connection Types
      • Cable
      • DSL
      • Dial-up
      • Fiber
      • Satellite
      • ISDN
      • Cellular
        • Tethering
        • Mobile hotspot
    • Line-of-sight wireless Internet ...

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