Network Operating Systems and Clients

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To describe the features and functions of different network operating systems, and the software clients and tools which enable them to interoperate

Target Audience

Network engineers, network architects, internetworking engineers, LAN and WAN administrators, systems administrators, systems managers, intranet administrators. Network support staff and anybody interested in learning the fundamentals of computer networks.


A basic understanding of computing and internetworking technologies; achievement of i-Net+ and A+ certification is recommended but not required; experience in network support or administration is desirable

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Network Operating Systems and Clients

  • identify the key features and functionality of Windows NT and Window 2000.
  • recognize the features and architecture of Novell NetWare.
  • recognize the functions and features of UNIX and Linux operating systems.
  • recognize features of the Apple Mac operating system.
  • identify the characteristics of network operating systems.
  • install network client software in Windows 2000.
  • recognize the structure and characteristics of network directory services.
  • install Client Services for NetWare in Windows 2000.