MTA: Networking Fundamentals (98-366)


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Start your prep for the Microsoft MTA 98-366 exam with the MTA Networking Fundamentals (98-366) course and Lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe, online environment. The MTA certification course covers 98-366 exam objectives and teaches about network infrastructures like the Internet, intranet, extranet, LANs, WANs, wireless networking, and network topologies; and protocols and services like OSI Model, IPv4, IPv6, networking services, and TCP/IP.

Here's what you will get

The Microsoft MTA Networking Fundamentals 98-366 exam validates a candidates' skills and abilities in remote networking, IP addressing, switches, WAN, LAN, networks, and OSI model. The MTA Networking Fundamentals certification is designed for candidates who understand general networking concepts and technologies. Candidates must also have hands-on experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies.


16+ Lessons | 137+ Quizzes | 163+ Flashcards | 163+ Glossary of terms


40+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 40+ Post Assessment Questions | 80+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

50+ LiveLab | 47+ Video tutorials | 48+ Minutes

Video Lessons

194+ Videos | 03:40+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction

  • Certification Guidelines
  • Exam Guidelines

Lessons 2: Introduction to Networking

  • Overview
  • Comparing Logical and Physical Networks
  • Networking Home Computers
  • Networking Small Offices and Home Offices
  • Networking Large Offices
  • Networking Enterprises
  • Understanding Standards Organizations

Lessons 3: Overview of Networking Components

  • Overview
  • Comparing Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast Traffic
  • Understanding Network Hardware
  • Exploring Protocols and Services
  • Understanding Basic Topologies

Lessons 4: Understanding the OSI Model

  • Understanding the OSI Model
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Model
  • Mapping Devices on the OSI and TCP Models
  • Mapping Protocols on the OSI and TCP/IP Models

Lessons 5: Exploring Common Protocols

  • Core TCP/IP Protocols
  • Understanding TCP and UDP
  • Exploring Common Protocols
  • Understanding Ports

Lessons 6: Identifying the Default Gateway

  • Exploring IPv4
  • Exploring the Components of an IPv4 Address
  • Exploring an IPv4 Address in Binary
  • Subnetting IPv4 Addresses
  • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv4 Addresses

Lessons 7: Understanding Hexadecimal

  • Exploring IPv6
  • Exploring IPv6 Addresses
  • Exploring the Components of an IPv6 Address
  • Understanding the Dual IP Stack
  • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv6

Lessons 8: Connecting Computers to a Network

  • Identifying Potential Problems with Connectivity
  • Exploring Cable Types and Their Characteristics

Lessons 9: Networking Computers with Switches

  • Overview
  • Connecting Multiple Computers
  • Understanding Physical Ports
  • Comparing Hubs and Switches
  • Comparing Managed and Unmanaged Switches
  • Exploring Switch Speeds
  • Understanding Security Options

Lessons 10: Connecting Networks with Routers

  • Overview
  • Connecting Multiple Networks
  • Routing Traffic on a Network
  • Identifying Transmission Speeds
  • Routing Software in Windows Server 2016
  • Understanding Other Routing Protocols
  • Quality of Service (QoS)

Lessons 11: Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks

  • Resolving Names to IP Addresses
  • Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks
  • Exploring Types of Name Resolution
  • Identifying the Steps in Name Resolution

Lessons 12: Understanding Network Security Zones

  • Overview
  • Understanding Risks on the Internet
  • Exploring an Intranet
  • Understanding Firewalls
  • Identifying a Perimeter Network
  • Understanding Extranets

Lessons 13: Understanding Wireless Networking

  • Overview
  • Exploring Basic Wireless Components
  • Comparing Networking Standards and Characteristics
  • Comparing Network Security Methods
  • Using Wireless Networks
  • Understanding Point-to-Point Wireless

Lessons 14: Understanding Internet Access Methods and Wide Area Networks

  • Overview
  • Comparing Connectivity Methods Used in Homes and SOHOs
  • Comparing Connectivity Methods in Enterprises
  • Exploring Remote Access Services
  • Using RADIUS

Lessons 15: Using the Command Prompt

  • Troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • Using the command Prompt
  • Checking the TCP/IP Configuration with ipconfig
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity with ping
  • Identifying Routers with tracert
  • Verifying the Routed Path with pathping
  • Viewing TCP/IP Statistics with netstat
  • Installing Telnet

Appendix A

  • Certification Objectives Map

Hands-on LAB Activities

Overview of Networking Components

  • Obtaining the TCP Information
  • Disabling a Service
  • Configuring Security Zones

Understanding the OSI Model

  • Obtaining the MAC Address of a Network Adpater

Exploring Common Protocols

  • Caching using ARP
  • Obtaining HTTP Ports
  • Connecting to an FTP Server
  • Establishing a Telnet Connection
  • Connecting through RDP
  • Establishing a SSH Connection

Identifying the Default Gateway

  • Configuring a Class A IP Address
  • Configuring a Class B IP Address
  • Configuring a Class C IP Address
  • Adding an IPv4 Address
  • Configuring a CIDR Based IP network
  • Disabling APIPA
  • Installing a DHCP Server
  • Configuring a DHCP Server

Understanding Hexadecimal

  • Adding an IPv6 Address

Connecting Computers to a Network

  • Installing and Using Message Analyzer

Connecting Networks with Routers

  • Configuring RRAS as a NAT Server
  • Enabling Routing and Remote Access Services
  • Adding Routes
  • Installing Hyper-V in Full Installation Mode
  • Installing the Remote Access Role and RIP

Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks

  • Installing a DNS Server
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services Role
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP Configuration with nbtstat
  • Installing a WINS Server
  • Configuring a Zone for Dynamic Updates
  • Creating a Record in a Zone
  • Analyzing Domain Names with nslookup

Understanding Network Security Zones

  • Configuring Windows Firewall Settings
  • Configuring Advanced Security in Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Windows Firewall Logging Settings
  • Adding a Website to the Trusted Zone

Understanding Wireless Networking

  • Using the Network Policy Server

Understanding Internet Access Methods and Wide Area Networks

  • Configuring a VPN Server using the Routing and Remote Access Role
  • Configuring a VPN Client
  • Setting Remote Access Client IPv4 Address

Using the Command Prompt

  • Getting the TCP Settings
  • Using the netsh Command
  • Displaying IP Addresses and MAC Addresses
  • Understanding the ipconfig Command
  • Configuring DNS Information
  • Testing the Existence of Other Hosts
  • Analyzing Network Paths with tracert
  • Analyzing Network Paths with pathping
  • Analyzing the TCP/IP Configuration with netstat
  • Installing the Telnet Client

Exam FAQs

Candidates should have some hands-on experience with Windows Server, Windows-based networking, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies.

USD 127

Single choice, multiple choice, drag-and-drop, active screen, build list, case studies, and short answer.

The exam contains 40-60 questions.

45 minutes

The passing score varies from exam to exam and is provided on the score report.

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) and Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) exam retake policy:

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait seven days before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A seven-day waiting period is imposed between each subsequent exam retake.
  4. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts from the first attempt. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from the date of the first attempt.

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