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This week: Networking Protocols

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 5, 2021

CompTIA's Network+ certification requires an understanding of networking protocols. From setting up a network inventory to understanding when specific protocols are needed, we covered protocols in depth this week on the blog.

How To Set Up Your First Network Inventory

IT admins setting up a network inventory need to understand what they are trying to accomplish and why. As the saying goes, “You cannot protect what you do not know is there.” Let's take a look at what goes into creating an effective inventory.

FTP/FTPS vs. SFTP vs. TFTP: When Are They Used?

FTP, STFP, and TFTP are network protocols you'll find in most networking certification exams, like Network+ and CCNA. However, in the real world, you'll need a deeper understanding of them to know when to use them. Here we explore the types of protocols and when each is used.

Forward vs. Reverse DNS Lookup Zones: Do You Need Both?

An understanding of network services is required for Network+ certification. Let's take a look at the differences between DNS Lookup Zones and how and when they are used.


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