DOMAIN 3.0: Network Implementation

3.1 Identify the basic capabilities (i.e. client support, interoperability, authentication, file and print services, application support, and security) of the following server operating systems:

3.2 Identify the basic capabilities of client workstations (i.e., client connectivity, local security mechanisms, and authentication).

3.3 Identify the main characteristics of VLANs.

3.4 Identify the main characteristics of network attached storage.

3.5 Identify the purpose and characteristics of fault tolerance.

3.6 Identify the purpose and characteristics of disaster recovery.

3.7 Given a remote connectivity scenario (e.g., IP, IPX, dial-up, PPPoE, authentication, physical connectivity etc.), configure the connection.

3.8 Identify the purpose, benefits and characteristics of using a firewall.

3.9 Identify the purpose, benefits and characteristics of using a proxy.

3.10 Given a scenario, predict the impact of a particular security implementation on network functionality (e.g. blocking port numbers, encryption, etc.).

3.11 Given a network configuration, select the appropriate NIC and network configuration settings (DHCP, DNS, WINS, protocols, NETBIOS/host name, etc.).