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Assess your readiness for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam objective, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation.

Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these objectives:

  • Network Concepts
  • Network Installation and Configuration
  • Network Media and Topologies
  • Network Management
  • Network Security

This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press® Training Kit and other exam-prep resources for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735666832
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 12/26/2012
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 958,031
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Craig Zacker is a writer, editor, and educator who has written or contributed to dozens of books on operating systems, networking, and PC hardware, as well as several college texts and online training courses. Craig is the author of the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, and co-authored the MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows 7 Desktop Administrator.

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Table of Contents

CompTIA Professional Certification Program;
Support and feedback;
Preparing for the exam;
Chapter 1: Network Concepts;
1.1 Objective 1.1: Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models;
1.2 Objective 1.2: Classify how applications, devices, and protocols relate to the OSI model layers;
1.3 Objective 1.3: Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing;
1.4 Objective 1.4: Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching;
1.5 Objective 1.5: Identify common TCP and UDP default ports;
1.6 Objective 1.6: Explain the function of common networking protocols;
1.7 Objective 1.7: Summarize DNS concepts and its components;
1.8 Objective 1.8: Given a scenario, implement the following network troubleshooting methodology;
1.9 Objective 1.9: Identify virtual network components;
1.10 Answers;
Chapter 2: Network Installation and Configuration;
2.1 Objective 2.1: Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches;
2.2 Objective 2.2: Given a scenario, install and configure a wireless network;
2.3 Objective 2.3: Explain the purpose and properties of DHCP;
2.4 Objective 2.4: Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless problems;
2.5 Objective 2.5: Given a scenario, troubleshoot common router and switch problems;
2.6 Objective 2.6: Given a set of requirements, plan and implement a basic SOHO network;
2.7 Answers;
Chapter 3: Network Media and Topologies;
3.1 Objective 3.1: Categorize standard media types and associated properties;
3.2 Objective 3.2: Categorize standard connector types based on network media;
3.3 Objective 3.3: Compare and contrast different wireless standards;
3.4 Objective 3.4: Categorize WAN technology types and properties;
3.5 Objective 3.5: Describe different network topologies;
3.6 Objective 3.6: Given a scenario, troubleshoot common physical connectivity problems;
3.7 Objective 3.7: Compare and contrast different LAN technologies;
3.8 Objective 3.8: Identify components of wiring distribution;
3.9 Answers;
Chapter 4: Network Management;
4.1 Objective 4.1: Explain the purpose and features of various network appliances;
4.2 Objective 4.2: Given a scenario, use appropriate hardware tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues;
4.3 Objective 4.3: Given a scenario, use appropriate software tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues;
4.4 Objective 4.4: Given a scenario, use the appropriate network monitoring resource to analyze traffic;
4.5 Objective 4.5: Describe the purpose of configuration management documentation;
4.6 Objective 4.6: Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization;
4.7 Answers;
Chapter 5: Network Security;
5.1 Objective 5.1: Given a scenario, implement appropriate wireless security measures;
5.2 Objective 5.2: Explain the methods of network access security;
5.3 Objective 5.3: Explain methods of user authentication;
5.4 Objective 5.4: Explain common threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques;
5.5 Objective 5.5: Given a scenario, install and configure a basic firewall;
5.6 Objective 5.6: Categorize different types of network security appliances and methods;
5.7 Answers;
Network+ Acronyms;
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