Microsoft's 98-366

MTA: Networking Fundamentals

The Microsoft's MTA certification is an industry recognized credential. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including various types of applications that run on Windows Server, Windows based networking, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for 98-366 exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:

• 100% Exam Coverage • Interactive E-Book • Pre-Assessment • 237 Practice Questions with Full Explanations • 192 Interactive Quizzes • Test History and Performance Review and Powerful Analytics • Study Planner • Continuously Updated



Prepare for the following certification

The MTA: Networking Fundamentals certification is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-366. This certification is targeted at professionals who want to prove their caliber in networking fundamentals.

Skills Measured

  • Understanding Network Infrastructures
  • Understanding Network Hardware
  • Understanding Protocols and Services

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98-366 Course Duration

uCertify's 98-366 course is a self-paced, preparation course. The amount of time taken to prepare for the exam depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience. We recommend you to spend 3-4 hours for 2-3 weeks if you have good knowledge of Networking.

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98-366 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Networking
    • Overview
    • Comparing Logical and Physical Networks
    • Networking Home Computers
    • Networking Small Offices and Home Offices
    • Networking Large Offices
    • Networking Enterprises
    • Understanding Standards Organizations
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 2: Overview of Networking Components
    • Overview
    • Comparing Unicast, Broadcast, and Multicast Traffic
    • Understanding Network Hardware
    • Exploring Protocols and Services
    • Understanding Basic Topologies
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 3: Understanding the OSI Model
    • Understanding the OSI Model
    • Understanding the OSI Model
    • Understanding the TCP/IP Model
    • Mapping Devices on the OSI and TCP Models
    • Mapping Protocols on the OSI and TCP/IP Models
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 4: Exploring Common Protocols
    • Core TCP/IP Protocols
    • Understanding TCP and UDP
    • Exploring Common Protocols
    • Understanding Ports
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 5: Identifying the Default Gateway
    • Exploring IPv4
    • Exploring the Components of an IPv4 Address
    • Exploring an IPv4 Address in Binary
    • Subnetting IPv4 Addresses
    • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv4 Addresses
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 6: Understanding Hexadecimal
    • Exploring IPv6
    • Exploring IPv6 Addresses
    • Exploring the Components of an IPv6 Address
    • Understanding the Dual IP Stack
    • Comparing Manual and Automatic Assignment of IPv6
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 7: Connecting Computers to a Network
    • Although the process of connecting a computer t...
    • Identifying Potential Problems with Connectivity
    • Exploring Cable Types and Their Characteristics
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 8: Networking Computers with Switches
    • Overview
    • Connecting Multiple Computers
    • Understanding Physical Ports
    • Comparing Hubs and Switches
    • Comparing Managed and Unmanaged Switches
    • Exploring Switch Speeds
    • Understanding Security Options
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 9: Connecting Networks with Routers
    • Overview
    • Connecting Multiple Networks
    • Routing Traffic on a Network
    • Identifying Transmission Speeds
    • Routing Software in Windows Server 2008
    • Understanding Other Routing Protocols
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 10: Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks
    • Resolving Names to IP Addresses
    • Exploring Types of Names Used in Networks
    • Exploring Types of Name Resolution
    • Identifying the Steps in Name Resolution
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 11: Understanding Network Security Zones
    • Overview
    • Understanding Risks on the Internet
    • Exploring an Intranet
    • Understanding Firewalls
    • Identifying a Perimeter Network
    • Understanding Extranets
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 12: Understanding Wireless Networking
    • Overview
    • Exploring Basic Wireless Components
    • Comparing Networking Standards and Characteristics
    • Comparing Network Security Methods
    • Using Wireless Networks
    • Understanding Point-to-Point Wireless
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 13: Understanding Internet Access Methods and Wide Area Networks
    • Overview
    • Comparing Connectivity Methods Used in Homes and SOHOs
    • Comparing Connectivity Methods in Enterprises
    • Exploring Remote Access Services
    • Using RADIUS
    • Review questions
  • Lesson 14: Using the Command Prompt
    • Troubleshooting TCP/IP
    • Using the command Prompt
    • Checking the TCP/IP Configuration with ipconfig
    • Troubleshooting Connectivity with ping
    • Identifying Routers with tracert
    • Verifying the Routed Path with pathping
    • Viewing TCP/IP Statistics with netstat
    • Installing Telnet
    • Review questions

Career Prospects

An MTA: Networking Fundamentals Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Database Administrator
  • Server Administrator
  • Computer Support Technician


98-366 Exam FAQs

What certificate do I earn on passing the 98-366 exam?
If you pass Microsoft's 98-366 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Technology Associate certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have knowledge and skills in Windows Server, Windows based networking, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 115

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft Networking Fundamentals exam is administered by Certiport, Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Certiport: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you. here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The 98-366 exam consists of linear, multiple choice, hot area, drag and drops, build list and reorder, and build a tree questions. The exam questions can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
50 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 98-366 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, there is no waiting period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year. This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an MTA exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Technology Associate does not expire. This certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 98-366 exam, click here.

At a Glance

98-366 Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 14
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 4
Total Questions 50 237
Interactive Quizzes 0 192
Final Test No Yes

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