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Practical Networking

by Ben Piper

Get a practical, hands-on understanding of networking. You'll learn about network connectivity, how data gets from end to end, how to read a topology diagram, and troubleshooting commands including ping, tracert, netsh, ipconfig, and netstat.

What you'll learn

You know the theory behind networking, but how do you put it into practice? In this course, Practical Networking, you'll learn how to apply the networking theory you already know to real-life situations you might encounter on the job. First, you'll see common networking protocols in action and learn how they interact with each other. Next, you'll explore specific commands and techniques to diagnose and troubleshoot network-related issues. Finally, you'll learn how to read and understand network topology diagrams. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of networking needed to diagnose and troubleshoot common network problems.

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About the author

Ben Piper is the author of the "CCNP Enterprise Certification Study Guide: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies" and the "AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide". You can contact Ben by visiting his website,

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