Hardware Configuration and Setting

Objective 1.4 of Residential Systems states that the test taker should have knowledge of network configuration. Examples of items that HTI+ technicians should be able to configure include

  • Operating system configuration and user settings

  • IP addressing

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • Network addressing translation

  • Firewall configuration and filtering

  • NIC configuration

Operating System Configuration and User Settings

After the computer's components and peripherals are connected together and their power connectors have been plugged in to a receptacle, the system is ready for operation. However, one thing is still missing—the software. Without network system software to oversee its operation, the most sophisticated ...

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