How to make a straight through Ethernet cable

Overview The ability to make a straight through Ethernet cable can come in handy, whether you need to create a specific Ethernet cable or you need to fix an existing one. You can save money by making your own Ethernet cables in the exact lengths necessitated by your network. ith some practice and following the […]
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Communicating on a Network – Page 1

Computer Networking Overview One of the challenges in learning the Cisco CCNA is learning how to navigate the massive amounts of jargon or lingo that is involved. Like the word, services, which can also be worded as applications, or programs, this can also be called processes if it is behind the scenes using Windows, and […]
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CCNA Routing and Switching

The CCNA R&S certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks. CCNA certified professionals have the knowledge and skills to make connections to remote sites via a WAN, and mitigate basic security threats. CCNA R&S training covers (but is not limited to) the use of theseĀ  topics: IOS, […]
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Sites and Subnets

Sites and Subnets Active Directory allows you to model your physical network topology using sites. This video looks at how to create sites in Active Directory. Creating sites allows you to control how data is replicated in your organization. Demonstration 04:05 Sites Definition Microsoft defines a site as a group of well-connected networks. Advantages of […]
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Active Directory Trusts

Active Directory Trusts Trusts in Active Directory create the pathways for authentication to occur. They are used to link Active Directory domains to each other and also link Active Directory domains to non Microsoft systems. Demonstration 08:56 In order to share resources between two domains, there must a trust or trusts connecting the two domains. […]
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Adding a child domian

Adding a child domian This video looks at how to add a child domain to an existing domain in Active Directory. Child domains can access resources from the parent and also from any other domain in the forest. This video will look at adding the east domain to the existing domain. Demonstration at 04:35 Things […]
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Upgrading Active Directory

Upgrading Active Directory This video looks at upgrading your current Active Directory environment so that you can deploy Windows Server 2008/R2 domain controllers in your environment. The video looks at the prerequisites required, the commands you need to run and a demonstration of how to prepare your environment for Windows Server 2008/R2. Upgrading demo 05:40 […]
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Domain Functional Levels

Domain Functional Levels Active Directory has functional levels at the domain and forest levels which determine which Active Directory features are available. The higher the functional level the more features available. This video looks at which domain functional levels are available and how to raise the domain functional level to get access to these features. […]
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External time source

External time source In any environment you need to ensure that the time and date on your computers is set correctly. If the time drifts too far from the correct time, this can cause problems logging in to the network and cause time sensitive authentication systems to fail. This video looks at keeping computers in […]
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