CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: (Exam: N10-004)
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Chapter 1 Domain 1 Network Technologies.
1.1 Explain the function of common networking protocols.
1.2 Identify commonly used TCP and UDP default ports.
1.3 Identify the following address formats: IPv6, IPv4, MAC addressing.
1.4 Given a scenario, evaluate the proper use of the following addressing technologies and addressing schemes: Classful vs. classless, NAT, PAT, SNAT, Public vs. Private, DHCP, Unicast, Multicast, Broadcast.
1.5 Identify common IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols.
1.6 Explain the purpose and properties of routing.
1.7 Compare the characteristics of wireless communication standards.
Chapter 2 Domain 2 Network Media and Topologies.
2.1 Categorize standard cable types and their properties.
2.2 Identify common connector types.
2.3 Identify common physical network topologies.
2.4 Given a scenario, differentiate and implement appropriate wiring standards.
2.5 Categorize WAN technology types and properties.
2.6 Categorize LAN technology types and properties.
2.7 Explain common logical network topologies and their characteristics.
2.8 Install components of wiring distribution.
Chapter 3 Domain 3 Network Devices.
3.1 Install, configure, and differentiate between common network devices.
3.2 Identify the functions of specialized network devices.
3.3 Explain the advanced features of a switch.
3.4 Implement a basic wireless network.
Chapter 4 Domain 4 Network Management.
4.1 Explain the function of each layer of the OSI model.
4.2 Identify types of configuration management documentation.
4.3 Given a scenario, evaluate the network based on configuration management documentation.
4.4 Conduct network monitoring to identify performance and connectivity issues.
4.5 Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization.
4.6 Given a scenario, implement the following network troubleshooting methodology.
4.7 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common connectivity issues and select an appropriate solution.
Chapter 5 Domain 5 Network Tools.
5.1 Given a scenario, select the appropriate command line interface tool and interpret the output to verify functionality.
5.2 Explain the purpose of network scanners.
5.3 Given a scenario, utilize the appropriate hardware tools.
Chapter 6 Network Security.
6.1 Explain the function of hardware and software security devices.
6.2 Explain common features of a firewall.
6.3 Explain the methods of network access security.
6.4 Explain methods of user authentication.
6.5 Explain issues that affect device security.
6.6 Identify common security threats and mitigation techniques.