CompTIA A+ Core 2: Scripting & Remote Technologies

CompTIA A+    |    Beginner
  • 12 Videos | 1h 15m 7s
  • Includes Assessment
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Remote access is accessing a computer or device from any location, including remotely administering networks and computing environments. Scripting is the process of automating tasks that would otherwise be performed individually by a human operator. In this course, discover how to leverage remote access technologies. First, learn the basics of scripting, including script file types, use cases, and other considerations for using scripts. Next, explore remote access methods and tools, and examine the security considerations of each access method. Finally, discover how to leverage remote access technologies and recognize remote access methods and tools, including the security considerations of each access method. This course is part of a series that will help you prepare for the CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1102) certification exam.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    differentiate between different script file types, including .bat, .ps1, .vbs, .sh, .js, and .py
    recognize scenarios for scripting, including automation, remapping network drives, updating, and gathering information
    list the considerations for using scripts, including unintentionally introducing malware, inadvertently changing system settings, and causing crashes by mishandling resources
    recognize scenarios where you would use Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
    outline virtual private network (VPN) technology
  • name use cases for Secure Shell (SSH)
    outline remote monitoring and management (RMM)
    list the features of the Microsoft Remote Assistance (MSRA) tool
    identify common remote access third-party tools, including software for screen sharing, video conferencing, file transferring, etc.
    recall the security considerations for remotely accessing a system
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 32s
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    2. 
    Script File Types
    12m 30s
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    3. 
    Scripting Use Cases
    4m 14s
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    4. 
    Considerations for Using Scripting
    6m 6s
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    5. 
    Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
    8m 8s
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    6. 
    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    8m 38s
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    7. 
    Secure Shell (SSH)
    2m 57s
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    Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM)
    10m 2s
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    9. 
    Microsoft Remote Assistance (MSRA)
    7m 42s
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    10. 
    Third-party Tools
    6m 17s
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    11. 
    Secure Remote Access
    6m 27s
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    12. 
    Course Summary
    35s

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