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CompTIA Network+ Certification Kit: Exam N10-006, 4th Edition

CompTIA Network+ Certification Kit: Exam N10-006, 4th Edition

Todd Lammle, Jon Buhagiar

ISBN: 978-1-119-02115-5

Jun 2015

1200 pages

Select type: Paperback

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CompTIA Network+ Deluxe Study Guide, 3e--Building on the popular Sybex Study Guide approach, this book will provide 100% coverage of the Network+ exam objectives. The book will contain clear and concise information on crucial networking maintenance and troubleshoot topics. It will include practical examples and insights drawn from real-world experience, as well as exam highlights and end-of-chapter review. The book will contain a Glossary of the most important terms readers will need to understand. Readers will have access to leading-edge exam preparation software, including a test engine and electronic flashcards. Finally, it will provide authoritative coverage of key exam topics.

CompTIA Network+ Review Guide, 3e--Organized by exam objectives, this is a focused, concise review guide that works hand-in-hand with any learning tool, including the Sybex Network+ Study Guide. The book is broken into 5 parts, with each part corresponding to one of the 5 objective domain areas of the Network+ exam.

CompTIA Network+ Deluxe Study Guide: Exam N10-006

Introduction xxix

Assessment Test xli

Chapter 1 Introduction to Networks 1

Chapter 2 The Open Systems Interconnection Specifications 27

Chapter 3 Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards 55

Chapter 4 The Current Ethernet Specifications 91

Chapter 5 Networking Devices 127

Chapter 6 Introduction to the Internet Protocol 171

Chapter 7 IP Addressing 205

Chapter 8 IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT 233

Chapter 9 Introduction to IP Routing 277

Chapter 10 Routing Protocols 297

Chapter 11 Switching and Virtual LANs 333

Chapter 12 Wireless Networking 377

Chapter 13 Authentication and Access Control 429

Chapter 14 Network Threats and Mitigation 469

Chapter 15 Physical Security and Risk 525

Chapter 16 Wide Area Networks 573

Chapter 17 Troubleshooting Tools 615

Chapter 18 Software and Hardware Tools 671

Chapter 19 Network Troubleshooting 711

Chapter 20 Management, Monitoring, and Optimization 755

Appendix A Answers to the Written Labs 813

Appendix B Answers to Review Questions 827

Appendix C Subnetting Class A 857

Index 865

CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: Exam N10-006

Introduction xxvii

Chapter 1 Domain 1.0 Network Architecture 1

1.1 Explain the Functions and Applications of Various Network Devices 11

1.2 Compare and Contrast the Use of Networking Services and Applications 15

1.3 Install and Configure the Following Network Services and Applications 20

1.4 Explain the Characteristics and Benefits of Various WAN Technologies 28

1.5 Install and Properly Terminate Various Cable Types and Connectors Using Appropriate Tools 39

1.6 Differentiate between Common Network Topologies 57

1.7 Differentiate between Network Infrastructure Implementations 62

1.8 Given a Scenario, Implement and Configure the Appropriate Addressing Schema 66

1.9 Explain the Basics of Routing Concepts and Protocols 79

1.10 Identify the Basic Elements of Unified Communication Technologies 85

1.11 Compare and Contrast Technologies That Support Cloud and Virtualization 87

1.12 Given a Set of Requirements, Implement a Basic Network 90

Chapter 2 Domain 2.0 Network Operations 95

2.1 Given a Scenario, Use Appropriate Monitoring Tools 100

2.2 Given a Scenario, Analyze Metrics and Reports from Monitoring and Tracking Performance Tools 106

2.3 Given a Scenario, Use Appropriate Resources to Support Configuration Management 110

2.4 Explain the Importance of Implementing Network Segmentation 112

2.5 Given a Scenario, Install and Apply Patches and Updates 116

2.6 Given a Scenario, Configure a Switch Using Proper Features 119

2.7 Install and Configure Wireless LAN Infrastructure and Implement the Appropriate Technologies in Support of Wireless Capable Devices 125

Chapter 3 Domain 3.0 Network Security 135

3.1 Compare and Contrast Risk Related Concepts 141

3.2 Compare and contrast common network vulnerabilities and threats 145

3.3 Given a Scenario, Implement Network Hardening Techniques 154

3.4 Compare and Contrast Physical Security Controls 163

3.5 Given a Scenario, Install and Configure a Basic Firewall 165

3.6 Explain the Purpose of Various Network Access Control Methods 169

3.7 Summarize Basic Forensic Concepts 171

Chapter 4 Domain 4.0 Troubleshooting 177

4.1 Given a Scenario, Implement the Following Network Troubleshooting Methodology 183

4.2 Given a Scenario, Analyze and Troubleshoot the Output of Troubleshooting Tools 186

4.3 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Wireless Issues 200

4.4 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Copper Cable Issues 206

4.5 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Fiber Cable Issues 210

4.6 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Network Issues 211

4.7 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common Security Issues 216

4.8 Given a Scenario, Troubleshoot and Resolve Common WAN Issues 222

Chapter 5 Domain 5.0 Industry Standards, Practices, and Network Theory 229

5.1 Analyze a Scenario and Determine the Corresponding OSI Layer 235

5.2 Explain the Basics of Network Theory and Concepts 237

5.3 Given a Scenario, Deploy the Appropriate Wireless Standard 246

5.4 Given a Scenario, Deploy the Appropriate Wired Connectivity Standard 249

5.5 Given a Scenario, Implement the Appropriate Policies or Procedures 251

5.6 Summarize Safety Practices 253

5.7 Given a Scenario, Install and Configure Equipment in the Appropriate Location Using Best Practices 256

5.8 Explain the Basics of Change Management Procedures 260

5.9 Compare and Contrast the Following Ports and Protocols 263

5.10 Given a Scenario, Configure and Apply the Appropriate Ports and Protocols 267

Appendix Answers to Review Questions 273

Index 279


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