A+ _HARDWARE_ by malj


									    A+ (HARDWARE)

   Identify the computer components like
     Motherboard, CPU,Memory etc.,
   Assemble and Disassemble computer
     Components ,
   Installing and configuring
   Identify purposes and characteristics
     Of common peripheral Ports ,cabling
     And their connectors
   Configure common IDE, SCSI and
      Peripheral Devices
   Identify procedures
     To optimize PC operations
   Determine the issues that must be
     Considered when upgrading a PC
   Identify steps to isolate and
     Troubleshoot the problems
   Identify the
     Basic troubleshooting procedures ,
     Tools and preventing measures
   Distinguish between the popular CPU.
   Identify the Types of Memory (RAM),
     Motherboards and their components
   Identify Printer technologies interfaces and
     Option/ upgrades
   Recognize and troubleshoot
     Common printer problems
   Operating system
     Fundamentals. Differentiate different client
     Operating systems like.
   Windows 98,
   Windows 2000 Professional ,
   Windows XP.                                       Interpret Common error codes and
   Identify the names , Locations ,Purposes and        Start up messages of the OS.
     Contents of Major systems Files,                Recognize when to use common
   Identify                                           diagnostic utilities
     The major operating system Utilities and          And tools
     Their purposes.                                 Identify the networking capabilities
   Install, configure and upgrade,                    Of Windows ,basic Internet Protocols and
     Operating systems.                                 Terminologies
   Troubleshoot and                                 Identify procedures for Establishing
     Optimize the operating Systems.                   Internet Connectivity
     Common error codes and
     N+ (NETWORK)

   Recognize the following logical or
      Physical Network topologies
   Understanding the networking
   Identify the Characteristics
      Of different types of Cables
   Recognize different media connectors
      And describe their uses
   Identify the purposes, features and
      Functions of Network components
   Specify the general characteristics
      Of the different Wireless Technologies
   Differentiate between the different
      Network protocols
   Understand Classful IP and their Subnet Mask
   Identify the purpose of subneting
   Identify the differences between
      Private and public network
      Addressing Schemes.
    Differentiate between IP Addressing methods
    Define the purpose function and
     Use of the different protocols used In TCP/IP.
    Identify the well known
      Ports associated with the commonly
      Used services and Protocols
    Identify the basic characteristics
      Of the following WAN technologies
    Define the functions of the different
       Remote Access protocols and services
    Describe the different Security Protocols
      And Authentication protocols                    Identify the purpose
    Identify the basic Capabilities,                    And characteristics of fault tolerance
      Different server Operating systems,
                                                      Select the appropriate Network utilities
      Client workstations, purpose, benefits              To troubleshoot Networks.
      And characteristics of using a Firewall
                                                      Determine the
      And Proxy services.
                                                          Impact of modifying, Adding or
    Identify the main Characteristics and        removing
      purpose of Extranets And Internets                 The network services
    Identify the purpose, benefits                   Troubleshoot network
      And characteristics of using                       With a particular physical Topology.
      Antivirus Software .
     Microsoft XP Professional (70-270)

   General
   Introduction to Windows XP Professional
   Version Differences/New Features
   Windows Installer
   Customizing Windows XP Professional
   Installation Prerequisites
      /HCL Installation methods, Attended,
   Un attended ,over the Network
   Upgrading previous versions
   Remote Installation Services
   Application Installation
   Hardware Installation ,Device Drivers
   Multiple Boot Configurations
   Management, Setting up & Managing User
       Setting up
    Managing Group Accounts
    MMC ,Services, Service Packs
    Managing Data Storage ,Disk Management
    File Systems, DFS,EFS FAT
        And FAT32 ,NTFS offline Folders
   System Maintenance and Optimization
   De fragmentation ,Performance settings
   Scheduled Tasks, Windows Update Manager
   Security ,Authentication
   File and Share Security ,
   Securing Resources NTFS Permissions
   Administering Shared Folders and Resources
   Auditing Resources and Events
   Disk Quota ,Firewall ,Printers
   Installing printer locally
   Accessing a Remote printer
   Implementing Security to printers
   Networking, File and Printer Sharing
   Mobile Computing ,Understanding DNS
      Understanding TCP/IP
   Remote Desktop Connection
   Terminal Service Web Connection
   Internet Connection Sharing and
   Firewall Configuration, Troubleshooting
   Advanced Recovery Options
   Backup & Restore Domain
   Logon and Authentication
   Hardware and Driver Issues
   Using Files and Setting Transfer wizard

      Managing & Maintaining a Microsoft
      Windows 2003 Server Environment-(70-290)
   Introduction to Windows 2003 Server
   Version Differences/New Features
   Windows Installer
      Customizing Windows 2003 Server
   Installation ,Basic Attended
      Unattended Installation
   Remote Installations Service
   Upgrading from Windows 2000
   Active Directory & DNS
   Configuring Directory Services
   Directory Services Terminology
   Domain Administration and Planning
    Domains and Forest Structures
   Server Administration ,User Accounts,
      Group Accounts ,Computer Accounts
      Profiles ,Disks and File Systems
   Administering File Systems, Shares,
   Advanced Disk Management, Distributed
     And Remote File Systems, File Systems,
   Replication, and Fault Tolerance,
      Shadows Copies, Disk Quota
   Printers ,Installing & Configuring Local Printer
   Installing & Configuring Remote Printer,
   Configuring Security ,Group Policies,
   Auditing System Resources ,
   Server Configuration, Network Configuration,
   Remote Desktop, Administration,
   IIS 6.0,Terminal Servers, Terminal Service,
   Web, Internet Connection
      Sharing ,RAID, Performance
   Monitoring , Performance T
    Tuning maintenance,
   Disaster Recovery ,Backup & Restore
   Using ASR ,Server Optimization, Software and
   Updates, Storage, Troubleshooting ,Boot up failure
   Client and Connectivity Problems,
   Network Problems Permissions,
   Print Services Problem
    Implementing,Managing and Maintaining
    a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
    Infrastructure (70-291)

   Planning a Network
   Network Topology
   Network Cables
     Co-axial, Twisted Pair, Fiber Optic
   Network Devices
     Repeaters, Hubs, Switches, Bridges, Routers,
     Brouters, Modems, etc.,
   Transmission Media Connectors
     T-BNC, RJ –11, RJ-45, etc.,
   Cabling Standards
     Jack Panel, I/O ports, Structured
     Cabling Guidelines.
   Locating Network Resources
   Determining Location Criteria
   Locating Workstation, Peripherals, Cables,
   Connectivity Devices, Servers
   Planning a TCP/IP Network Infrastructure
   Determining IP Addressing Requirements
   Using Public and Private Addresses
   Using Routers & Switches
   Planning for internet connectivity
   Planning, Designing and Implementing the
     Given Scenarios
   Planning for Security Infrastructure
   Security Basics, Security Updates
   Security Policies, Securing a Wireless
   Network, Designing a Security Infrastructure
   Cryptography ,Port Blocking
   Packet Filtering, Network Monitoring
   Installing, Conf iguring and Maintaining
   Multiple Web Site (IP Based and Hostname Based)
   Multiple FTP Site,Administration Web Site
   Telnet Server,Creating and
   Managing Digital Certificates
   Enterprise,Stand alone
   Web Server Certificate
   Web Browser Certificate,E-mail Certificate
   Maintaining Server Availability
   Network Load Balancing, Clustering
   Planning a Secure Baseline Installation
   Deploying Security Configurations
   Securing Network Communications using IP Sec

     Planning and Maintaining,
     a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
     Network Infrastructure (70-293)

   Understanding windows 2003 Networks
   OSI Reference Model
   Application Layer ,Presentation Layer Session
   Layer, Transport Layer Network Layer ,Data-Link
    Layer Physical Layer, TCP/IP Model
   TCP / IP,IP Addressing, Sub netting,
      Super netting, CIDR, Routing
   ICS, NAT, DHCP, Understanding DHCP
   DHCP Server, DHCP Clients, DHCP
   Relay Agents ,DNS
   Introduction to DNS,DNS Servers
   DNS Clients, DNS Records
     (A, CNAME, PTR, MX, AAAA, etc.,)
   Zones, Delegation Zones, Stub Zones
   Primary, Secondary, Caching Only
   Forwarders, Dynamic DNS
   WINS,WINS Overview and Components
      WINS Database
   ,Designing a WINS Infrastructure
   Advanced Routing Concepts
   Static Routing, Dynamic Routing
   RIS, OSPF, Remote Access Service
   RAS Server, RAS Clients, RADIUS
   Virtual Private Network

     Planning, Implementing & Maintaining
     A Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active
     Directory Infrastructure (70-294)
   Introduction to ADS
   Active Directory Objects & Components
   The Global Catalog,Object Naming
   DNS,Active Directory Concepts
   Forests,Domain Trees
   Domain Controllers
   Additional Domain Controllers
   Child Domain Controllers, Sites
   Replication ,Trust Relation Ship
   Installing & Configuring Active Directory
   Creating Multiple Domains, Trees and Forests
   Configuring Sites and Managing Replication
   Configuring Inter site Replication
   Renaming and Restructuring Domains
   Renaming Domain Controllers
   Managing Operation Master Roles
   Managing Trust Relationship
   Disaster Recovery Backing up
   ADS ,Restoring ADS Using ASR
   Administering Active Directory
   User Accounts, Group Accounts
   User Profiles and Home Folder
   OU Structure, Command Line Administration
   Group Policy, Understanding Group Policy
   Group Policy Settings
   Administrative Templates
   Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP)
   Creating, Filtering, Linking, Modifying &
   Removing GPO ,Deploying Software
   Using GPO, Setting up a SDP
   Administering Security
   Locating & Controlling Access
     to Active Directory Objects
   Delegating Administrative Control
   Using Security Templates
   Using Security Configuration and Analysis
   Implementing Audit Policy, Software
     Restriction Policies
   Managing Active Directory Performance
     Service Logs & System Monitor
   Performance Logs & Alters
   Optimizing and Troubleshooting ADS
   Using windows 2003 Support Tools
     Designing Microsoft Windows
    Server 2003 Active Directory
    And Network Infrastructure (70-297)

   Introduction to Active Directory &
     Network Infrastructure
   Active Directory Overview
   DNS Overview ,TCP/IP Overview
   Remote Access Overview
   Analyzing and Existing Infrastructure
   Analyzing the Company
   Analyzing the Existing Network Topology
   Analyzing the Existing Directory Structure
   Planning an Active Directory Structure
   Designing a Forest & Domain Model
   Defining a Naming Strategy
   Designing an Administrative
   Security Structure
   Designing an OU Structure
   Planning an Account Strategy
   Designing a GPO Implementation
   Designing a Site Plan
   Designing a Site Topology
   Planning a Domain Controllers
   Planning a Replication Strategy
   Designing a Migration Path
   Designing a DNS Structure
   Analyzing the Existing DNS Implementation
   Designing a DNS Name Resolution Strategy
   Designing a DNS Implementation
   Designing a DNS Service Placement Strategy
   Designing a WINS Structure
   Understanding WINS
   Designing a WINS Infrastructure
   Designing a WINS Replication Strategy
   Designing a Network and
   Routing Infrastructure
   Creating an IP Addressing Scheme
   Designing a Perimeter Network
   Creating a DHCP Strategy
   Designing Internet Connectivity
   Identifying Redundancy Requirements
   Identifying Bandwidth Requirements
   Designing NAT
   Designing a Remote Access Strategy
   Designing Remote Access Strategy
   Designing the Remote Access Infrastructure
   Designing Security for Remote Access Users

     Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server
      Implementation and Administration (70-284)
   Understanding Messaging System
   Introduction to Microsoft Exchange ‘03 Server
   Integration with Microsoft Windows ‘03 Server
   Microsoft Exchange ‘03 Server Architecture
   Co-existence with previous versions of Ex :Servers
   Backward Compatibility and Interoperability
   Planning and Installing Exchange 2003 Server
   Prerequisite for installing Exchange 2003 Server
   Preparing Windows 2003 Server for
   Exchange 2003 Installation
   Testing Exchange 2003 Installation
   Installing and Upgrading
   Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server to
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server Client
   Microsoft Outlook Express
   Microsoft Outlook,Web Access
   Creating and Managing
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server Configuration
   Recipients,Address List,SMTP Transport
   Message Routing,POP3,IMAP,HTTP,NNTP
   Routing & Administrative Groups
   Implementing Advanced Security
     Mail Box,Digital Certificates
   Public Folder Management & Replication
   Disaster Recovery
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Client Side Backup & Restores
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server Side Backup & Restores
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server in Clustered Environment
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server Front End & Back End Configuration
   Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server Maintenance & Troubleshooting

    Microsoft 70-680 Windows 07,

       Introduction to Windows 7 Administration
       Deploying Windows 7
      Configuring User and Computer Policies
      Automating Windows 7Configuratiton
      Managing User Access and Security
      Configuring Windows 7 Computers
      Customizing the Desktop and the User Interface
      Managing Hardware Devices and Drivers
      Installing and Maintaining Programs
      Managing Firmware, Boot
       Configuration and Start up

      Using TPM and Bit Locker Drive Encryption
      Managing Disk Drives and File Systems
      Managing File Security and Resource Sharing
      Maintaining Data Access and availability
      Configuring and Trouble shooting
      TCP / IP Networking
      Handling Maintenance and support tasks

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Ra2 Active Directory (70-640)
      Installation and Administration .
      Active Directory objects.
      (Users, computers, groups, printers….)
      Group policy Infrastructure.
      Group policy settings
      Authentication.
      ADDS and DNS integration
      Domain controllers
      Sites and replications
      Domain and forest
      Active Directory light weight directory service (ADLDS)
      Active Directory certificate services (ADCS)
      Active Directory rights management services (ADRMS)
      Active Directory federation services (ADFS)
Configuring Windows Serve 2008 R2 Network Infrastructure
     Understanding and configuring IPv4 and IPv 6
     Configuring name resolutions (WINS & DNS)
     Configuring DNS zone infrastructure
     Creating DHCP infrastructure
     Configuring IP routing
     Protecting Network traffic with IPSec
     Connecting to Networks
     Branch cache (BC)
     Direct access (DA)
     Configuring firewall and network access protection
     Managing software updates (WSUS)
     Managing files
     Managing Printer.
      Windows 2008 Server R2
      Administration (70-646)
     Installing , Upgrading and deploying
       Windows Server 2008 R2
      Configuring network connectivity
      Active Directory and Group policy
      Application Server & Services
      Terminal services
      Server Virtualization (hyper -v)
      File and Print Server.
      Windows 2008 R2 Management,
       Monitoring and delegation
      Patch management and security.
      Remote access and network
        Access protection (NAP)
      Certificate services and SAN
      Clustering and high availability
      Backup and Recovery.
    Installing and configuring Microsoft Exchange Servers
    Prepare the Servers for Exchange installation
    Configure Exchange Server roles
    Configuring recipient and public folders
    Configure mail-enabled groups
    Configure resource mail boxes
    Configure public folders
    Move mail boxes
    Configuring the Exchange Infrastructure
    Configure connectors
    Configure the antivirus and anti-spam system
    Configure transport rules and message compliance
    Configure policies
    Configure public folders and client connectivity
    Monitor mail queues and system performance
    Perform message tracking
    Create server and usage reports
    Configuring disaster recovery
    Configure backups
    Recover messaging data and server roles
    Configure high s availability

          Describe functions of Network Devices
          Describe the components require
          Networks and Internet Communications
          Differentiate between LAN/WAN
             Operations and features
          Connect Switches to Hosts and Devices
          Explain Switching concepts and
          Router and Switch Configuration
          Configure , verify and troubleshoot
          VLANs and inter VLAN Routing
          Describe Public and Private IP Addressing
             Explain the advantages
                And operations of DHCP and DNS
             Configure, verify and troubleshoot
             DHCP and DNS operation on a router
             Describe IPv6 addressing
             Identify and correct problems with
                IP addressing and Host configurations
             Configure IP routing using different
                 Routing protocols
             Manage Cisco IOS and configuration files
             Identify and describe the purpose of the components in a small wireless
             Identify common issues with
                Implementing wireless Network and
             Describe the functions of common
                 Security appliances and applications
             Configure and apply ACLs based on
                 Network Filtering requirements
             Configure and troubleshoot NAT
                For a given Network requirements
             Describe different methods for
                Connecting to a WAN.
             Configure and Verify a basic
                 WAN serial connection
             Configure and verify frame relay on
                Cisco Routers.
             Troubleshoot WAN
             Implementation issues
             Describe VPN technology

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Routing (642-902)
    Implement EIGRP-Operations
    Implement multi area OSPF Operations
    Describe integrated IS – IS
    Implement Cisco IOS routing features
    Configure or verify route redistribution
    Configure or verify route filtering
    Describe and configure DHCP services
    Implement BGP for enterprise ISP connectivity
    Implement Multicast forwarding
      Implement IPv6
      Branch Office N / W

    Implementing VLANs
    Conduct the operation of Spanning
       Tree protocols in a hierarchical network
    Implement Inter-VLAN routing
    Implement gateway redundancy
    Describe and configure wireless client access
    Describe and configure security Features
    In a switched network
    Configure support for voice

Troubleshooting (642-832)
    Introduction to Network Maintenance
    Introduction to troubleshooting processer
    The Maintenance and troubleshooting toolbox
    Basic Cisco catalyst Switch troubleshooting
    Advanced Cisco catalyst switch troubleshooting
    Introduction to troubleshooting routing protocols
    OSPF and route redistribution troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting BGP and Router performance issues
    Security Troubleshooting
    IP services troubleshooting
    IP communications troubleshooting
    IPv6 troubleshooting
    Advanced services troubleshooting
    Large enterprises network troubleshooting
    Final preparation

        640-553 IINS- IMPLEMENTING

      Introduction to network Security
      Creating the Secure Network
      Securing the Administrative Access
      Configuring AAA Services.
   Securing Your Router.
   Layer 2 Securities.
   Implementing Cisco IOS Firewall.
   Implementing Cisco IOS
   Intrusion Prevention.
   Understanding Cryptographic Solutions.
   Using Digital Signatures.
   Using Asymmetric Encryption
   And PKI. Implementing Site-to-
   Site IPSec VPN Solutions


   Configure Security Appliances for secured
   Network connectivity
   Configure and verify Routing and switching
   on Security Appliances
   Configure and verify Authentication,
   Authorization,
   Accounting services for Security Appliances
   Configure and verify Layer 3 & 4 protocol inspection,
   Modula Policy Framework, and threat detection
   For Security Appliances
   Configure, Verify and secure connectivity using VPNs
   Configure and verify active/standby
   Active/active failover features on
   Security Appliances
   Configure transparent firewall
   And virtual firewall features
   On a Security Appliance
   Monitor and manage installed
   Security Appliances

     310-200 PART 1

 Introduction to the Solaris 10 OS
    Directory Hierarchy.
 Describe / (Root) Sub Directories,
    File Components and File Types
 Manage and Configure Local Disk Devices
 Describe the Solaris Management Console
 Manage Solaris OS File System
 Create a New UFS File System
 Performing Mounts and Unmounts
 Installation Requirements for the Solaris 10 OS
    Identify fundamentals of DVD installation
 Solaris 10 OS installation and Upgrade options
 Hardware Requirements for the Solaris
   OS Installation
 Administer Packages Using the
    Command-Line Interface.
 Managing Software
    Patches on the Solaris 10 OS
 Perform both and Shutdown Procedures
 Performing User Administration
 Manage User Accounts and Initialization Files
 Monitor System Access
 Control System Access and Restrict Access to
    Data in Files.
 Configure and Administer
    Printer Services.
 Control System Processes
 View System Processes and
    Kill Frozen Processes
 Schedule an Automatic One-Time
    And Recurring Execution of a command.
 Perform File Systems Backups.
 Perform Backup and File System Restore
 Backing up a Mounted File System with
    A UFS Snapshot
    310-202 PART -2

    Control and Monitor Network Interfaces
    Configure Internet Protocols Version 4(IPv4)
       Interfaces at Boot Time
    Describe the Client-Server Model
    Describe signed Packages and Patches
    Describe Sun Connection Modes
    Installing Updates with Update Manager
    Describe Virtual Memory
    Configure NFS and Describe the Benefits of NFS
    Manage an NFS server and Client
    Troubleshoot NFS Errors
    Describe and Configure the Auto FS File system
    Describe RAID and the Solaris Volume
       Manager Software.
     Configure Solaris Volume
        Manager Software
     Configure Role-Based
       Access Control (RBAC)
     Configure System
        Messaging and Syslog Messaging
     Using Name Services.
     Configure a DNS
        And an LDAP Client.
    Describe and Configure
      The Network Information Service (NIS)
    Troubleshoot NIS
    Identify the different Zones Features,
    Configure and Install Zones
    Introduction to the ZFS File System
    Create and Destroy Storage Pools
    Create and Destroy ZFS File System

  CCSA NGX 1- Check Point
  Certified Security Administrator
  NGX 1 156-215.1
 Create rules
 Modify A security Policy’s Properties .
 Use Private IP-Address allocation
 Use monitoring Tools to
  Monitor all connections
  Logged by Check Point
 Use monitoring tools to Account for a
  connections Logged by Check Point
    Protect organizations from Known
     Network Attacks using Smart Defence.
    Protect Organizations from emerging
     Or unknown attacks, using Smart Defence.
    Verify the Identity of users logging in to VPN-1 NGX .
    Use VPN-1 NGX Authentication. Schemes
    Implement LDAP Integrate LDAP with VPN-1NGX
     Smartcenter Server
    Back up Critical Files and Directories.
    Perform Timely Recovery of Securities gateway
     And Smartcenter Server
    How VPN-1 NGX and SVNA-
     Secure Virtual Network Architecture
    Protect Information Assets
    Use advanced NGX Features to minimize
     The Information security management
    Compare and contrast common Encryption methods


    Fundamental of Linux: Basic Commands
    Editing files, Changing Users
      and Logging Into the system.
    Understanding and Navigating
      the File Systems.
    Configuring and reading Permissions
       on files and Directories
    Introduction to Linux Shell and using it.
    Introduction to Shell Scripting.
    Redirecting Input and Output from
       Programs and Files.
    Introduction to Text Processing Tools
       And Utilities.
    Using the Advanced Text Editor.
    Using the Graphical
       And Text Based Configuration Tools.
    Listing,Terminating And Scheduling
    Configuring the Bash Shell
       And Customizing It.
    Using Network
      Tools and Diagnostic Utilities.
   Introduction to Advanced File
     System Permissions.
   Partitions And Archiving Tools.

                                                       Security Enhanced Linux (SE Linux).
   Linux Boot Sequence And                            Routing Configuration.
      OS Initialization.                               Securing Linux Network using Net
   Installing And Uninstalling Software.               filter.
   Introducing Red Hat Network Server                 Creating Net filter Rules.
      And Client.                                      Connection Tracking.
   UnderstandingThe Linux Kernel.                     Network Address Translation.
    Accessing Drivers..                               Configure DNS,DNS and DHCP.
   Monitoring Proceses and Resources.                 Configure File Transfer
   Configuring the Network Time                        Protocol(FTP)
     Protocol.                                           And Network File Service (NFS).
   System Logging.                                    Configure the Fire wall.
   Creating, Modifying and Deleting                   Configure Samba Services.
      User and Group Accounts.                         Apache Web Server Overview.
   Switching User Accounts.                           Apache Server Configuration.
   Managing Password Policies.                        Configuring Virtual Hosts.
   Configuring Authentication.                        Apache Encrypted Web Server.
     Mount and Unmount File Systems.                   Configure Send Mail and use Send
   Allocating Disk Space to Users                      Mail
     Using Quota System.                                 To Send and Receive Emails.
   Creating and Resizing Logical Volumes.             Securing Networks using Digital
   IPv4 And IPv6 Configuration.                        Certificates.
   Understand and Configure                             Account Management.
     Host Name Resolution.                             Pluggable Authentication Modules
   Introduction to Linux Installer –                   (PAM).
     Anaconda.                                         Pam Operation Utilities and
   Performing The Red Hat Linux                        Authentication.
   Advanced Partitioning.
   Choosing An Installation Method.
   Virtualization. Recovery Tools and Utilities.


   Identifying Systems and Security Breaches.
   Method of Fault Analysis.
   Services and Network Access Controls.
   Services and Application Access Controls.

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