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What are the basics every technician should know about networking?  Within this section you will find information and additional resources to help any technician gain a foundational level of understanding networking components and functions.

Topics Found In This Category:

For Basic Networking, we are focusing on the following main topics:

  1. What is structured cabling?
  2. What is TCP/IP and why is it important?
  3. What is DNS and why is it important?
  4. What is DHCP and why is it important?
  5. Network Hardware: Switches vs Routers

Each topic has one or more sub-pages that go into some more depth.