• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Examine the configuration requirements and considerations for application rollouts, networking security, and remote connections, including the use of Windows Control Panel tools and Linux commands.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+: Application Installation, Networking, & Tools

  • configure the correct folder/file access to support application installation and validate security to minimize impact to devices and the network
  • configure Windows Firewall
  • configure IP addresses in Windows
  • list differences in network connection types, requirements, and security
  • explain why and when you would use Homegroup, Workgroup, and Domain setup
  • manage and configure shares, mapped drives, and printers
  • manage and configure remote connectivity, including proxy settings, Remote Desktop Connection, and Remote Assistance
  • implement best practices for disk maintenance, patch management, driver/firmware updates, and antivirus/anti-malware updates
  • use and configure MAC/Linux client tools
  • manage client features
  • use basic Linux commands
  • demonstrate an understanding of the Client Tools

Framework Connections

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