CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Infrastructure Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 23m
  • 23 questions
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+): Infrastructure Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your recognition and comprehension of basic IT infrastructure components. You will be evaluated on your knowledge of computer devices and components, local and local network storage, and various networking and wireless technologies. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have proficiency in foundational infrastructure principles.

Topics covered

  • compare and contrast IPv4 and IPv6 protocols
  • identify the basic features of the Domain Name System (DNS)
  • identify the basics of network communication
  • identify the function and features of computer servers
  • identify the purpose and features of computer firewalls, including software vs. hardware-based firewalls
  • identify the various types of local computer storage
  • identify various types and uses of computer peripherals by connection
  • list the various types of local network storage
  • name the common storage types used in computing environments
  • name the purpose and features of the Internet Protocol suite
  • name the various types of common networking devices and their features
  • name various wireless protocols and their features and uses
  • outline considerations for wireless quality and factors that may impede wireless signals
  • outline details about the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
  • outline fiber optic Internet and its core features
  • outline the basic features and characteristics of computer networking
  • outline the role of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP) and their features
  • perform a basic setup of computer devices
  • recognize the features of computer laptops
  • recognize the role and features of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
  • recognize what computer motherboards are and the role they play in computing
  • state the uses of CPUs and RAM in computing and common types of CPUs
  • state what wireless Internet is and its features