• wes-bryan

    @ADEBAYO-AKINSIPE that is a couple of great questions, let us see if we can help you with them.

    Q1 - I need a little more context as to what you mean about "the faith of the current students". Can you clarify this for me?
    I am going to try to answer this one, if a student is currently studying for the 900 series, they will have a great body of knowledge already for the 1000 series exams. The student/exam candidate will be responsible for supplementing the additional (new) topics as required by the CompTIA issued objectives. Now with that said usually when CompTIA issues the new objectives they will also set a retirement date for the prior series exam. This is usually 6 months after the new exam series is released, the existing 900 series in this case will still have a valid exam until around July 2019 (This is always subject to change by CompTIA) if the trend of prior series releases stay true.
    Q2- We will have the 220-1000 (Core 1, Core 2) on the site ready to go Jan. 15th 2019.

    If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to ask.

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    @Giovanni-Baldi NVME will be good for your OS and the HDD for your user data, just keep in mind the paging file/swap file will degrade the performance over time. With the hardware you have mentioned you should be ok.

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    One thing to remember that I forgot is that on the Windows partition is the User Profile as there are application files that are stored in the C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp, that might affect performance if you move the entire profile to the HDD.

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    Hey Giovanni,

    Great question, the first configuration will benefit the OS if your system files get corrupt, you can reinstall without restoring the data in Home

    The second configuration is the same thing - if you lose the Windows system partition you can reinstall without losing the user files.

    The big benefit for performance would be to use the SSD for OS & swap/page file, however if you're paging/swapping memory data in and out of the SSD, you will not adhere to your last condition "without destroying it with too many writes." If you have plenty of system memory and page less then this will help as well.

    I will tell you that the SSDs are becoming a lot better with the controllers supporting garbage collection and Trim command the SSDs are lasting a lot longer.

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  • wes-bryan

    Hey @Bedrock1977 ,
    Great question - Here is something I would test, check your Advanced Sharing Settings

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    Then look for File and Printer Sharing0_1541771065606_Screen Shot 2018-11-09 at 8.25.57 AM.png

    The *File and Printer Sharing directly affects the Allow/Deny Rules in the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security see here:

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    Turning this setting on or off reflects whether or not *ping/ICMP Echo Requests" are allowed or denied. Where you can ping outbound from the Windows 10 machine BUT cannot receive ICMP echo replies back , this is my first guess. I could be wrong, maybe some of the other Edutainers might have an idea.

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  • wes-bryan

    Hey Timothy,

    Congratulations on your pass, great job. The accelerated A+ is hard to pick out which of those episodes will be just focused on 901 or 902. Here is why, when we put those shows together we grouped the objective topics based on a their association together across both exams. So the easiest way would be to watch the whole show. I would recommend using other study methods as well, like books, flashcards, notes....etc. This will increase your chance of pass on 902. If you have any other questions please keep them coming!

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    Congrats @Julian-Anderson , this is an amazing accomplishment! Celebration is in order! Keep up the great work.

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    Congrats @Ido-Montia! This is great accomplishment. Keep up the great work!

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    Hey Dom,

    Glad you are enjoying the Network+ 007 content. I have located the spreadsheet you have asked for. I have turned it over to the team and it should be uploaded to the site. If you have any additional questions or help please do not hesitate to let us know!

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  • wes-bryan

    Great question @Robert when it comes to switching, the layer 2 information is going to be MAC address to port mappings. Switches can contain an ARP table for management. However, if the managed switch operates at layer 3, then it will also have an ARP table (Layer 3) to map MAC addresses to IP addresses, like routers do.

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