Network+ Certification Bible
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The only guide you need for Network+ exam success...
You're holding in your hands the most comprehensive and effective guide available for the CompTIA Network+ exam. A crack team of networking experts delivers incisive, crystal-clear explanations of every Network+ topic, highlighting exam-critical concepts and offering hands-on tips that can help you in your real-world networking career. Throughout, they provide pre-tests, exam-style assessment questions, scenario problems, and labs - everything you need to master the material and pass the exam. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Network+ exam objectives
* Get the scoop on network topologies and technologies, media standards, and network components
* Master the ins and outs of MAC addresses, the OSI model, and common protocols such as TCP/IP, FTP, SMTP, and TFTP
* Get a handle on TCP/UDP port functionality and services such as DHCP, DNS, WINS, and SNMP
* Delve into IP addressing, public and private networks, WANs, remote access, and security protocols
* Find out how to implement VLANs, network-attached storage, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, firewalls, and proxy servers
* Get up to speed on network support, from client/server network configuration to troubleshooting wiring, networks, and remote connectivity
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Part I: Media and Topologies.
Chapter 1: Network Topologies and Technologies.
Chapter 2: Media Standards.
Chapter 3: Network Components.
Part II: Protocols and Standards.
Chapter 4: MAC and IP Addressing.
Chapter 5: The OSI Model.
Chapter 6: Network Protocols.
Chapter 7: TCP/UDP Port Functionality.
Chapter 8: Network Services.
Chapter 9: Public and Private Networks.
Chapter 10: WAN Technologies and Remote Access.
Chapter 11: Security Protocols.
Part III: Network Implementation.
Chapter 12: Network and Client Operating Systems.
Chapter 13: VLANs.
Chapter 14: Data Storage.
Chapter 15: Keeping Your Data Available.
Chapter 16: Configuring Remote Connectivity.
Chapter 17: Firewalls, Proxy Servers, and Security.
Chapter 18: Network Configuration Settings.
Part IV: Operation.
Chapter 19: TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities.
Chapter 20: Small/Home Office Network Troubleshooting.
Chapter 21: Remote Connectivity Troubleshooting.
Chapter 22: Client/Server Network Configuration.
Chapter 23: Wiring.
Chapter 24: Network Troubleshooting.
Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROM.
Appendix B: Exam Objectives.
Appendix C: Practice Exam.
Appendix D: Glossary.
End-User License Agreement.
Diane McMichael Gilster, MCSE, i-Net+, Network+, has worked in computing and networking for more than 20 years. She is currently active as an IT certification trainer, consultant, and author.
Trevor Kay, A+, and Server+, Network+, has worked as an IT helpdesk consultant, technical support specialist, and network administrator. He is also the author of Server+ Certification Bible.
NIIT is a global IT solutions company that creates customized multimedia training products and has more than 2,000 training centers worldwide.
James H. Russell, Linux+, Network+, is a full-time computer-book author. His most recent work is a guide to SAIR Linux and GNU certification.
Ron Gilster, CCNA, A+, Server+, i-Net+, Network+, is the author of more than a dozen bestselling computer books. He has over 35 years of IT experience - most recently at a large regional wireless communications company.
Do you think you've discovered an error in this book? Please check the list of errata below to see if we've already addressed the error. If not, please submit the error via our Errata Form. We will attempt to verify your error; if you're right, we will post a correction below.
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The correct answer should be that the maximum transfer rate for ISDN is 128 Kbps.
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The question is which of the following can you use to check the continuity of a cable? a. digitaql volt meter b. cable tester c. TDR d. oscilliscope Errata: The answer is A, however, Digital Volt Meter should be changed to DMM, or Digital Multi-Meter. A volt meter measures only voltage, whereas a DMM can also measure resistance and/or continuity (diode check). You have to have a voltage applied to measure with a DVM.
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<?xml:namespace prefix="v" /><?xml:namespace prefix="o" /> IPX operates at the Network layer, not the Transport layer.