Microsoft 98-366 : Networking Fundamentals Exam
The Microsoft 98-366 (Networking Fundamentals) exam will test knowledge of fundamental networking skills and concepts, including hardware, protocols, and architecture. It is a proctored exam, provided by Certiport and offered through Microsoft, which is ideal for IP professionals who are interested in broadening and certifying their knowledge in the area of networking. The exam is only available in English.
To prepare for the Microsoft 98-366 certification exam, candidates are highly recommended to take and review the practice exam on MeasureUp.com. Additional web resources, including product information, the learning portal for Windows Server 2008, and two interactive websites, can be accessed for further studying purposes. A certain level of practical experience with Windows-based networking, network management tools, and network topologies is required for successful completion of this test.
The Microsoft 98-366 test will consist of three main topic areas. Information and specifics are detailed below:
1. Participants are required to understand the concepts and features of network infrastructures, including LANs and WANs, the intranet and extranet, access methods, and wireless networking.
2. Different networking protocols and services will be covered on this exam. Participants should have a clear understanding of IPv4 and IPv6, TCP/IP, names resolution, networking services, and the OSI model.
3. Three components of network hardware will be tested: switches (including uplinks, ports, and VLAN capabilities), routers (including static/dynamic routing and default routes), and media types.