CompTIA Network+ Training Kit (Exam N10-005)


Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit


Ace your preparation for the skills measured by CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, ...

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Your 2-in-1 Self-Paced Training Kit


Ace your preparation for the skills measured by CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This guide is designed to help make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by mastering these objectives:

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


Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735662759
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 1/2/2013
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 561,322
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.60 (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

System Requirements;
Using the Companion CD;
Support & Feedback;
Preparing for the Exam;
Chapter 1: Networking Basics;
1.1 Network Communications;
1.2 The OSI Reference Model;
1.3 The TCP/IP Model;
1.4 Exercise;
1.5 Chapter Summary;
1.6 Chapter Review;
1.7 Answers;
Chapter 2: The Physical Layer;
2.1 Cables and Connectors;
2.2 Topologies and Tools;
2.3 Installing Cables;
2.4 Connecting to the Backbone;
2.5 Exercise;
2.6 Chapter Summary;
2.7 Chapter Review;
2.8 Answers;
Chapter 3: Network Devices;
3.1 Network Interface Adapters;
3.2 At the Other End of the Cable;
3.3 Exercise;
3.4 Chapter Summary;
3.5 Chapter Review;
3.6 Answers;
Chapter 4: The Data-Link Layer;
4.1 Ethernet;
4.2 Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP);
4.3 Address Resolution Protocol (ARP);
4.4 Exercise;
4.5 Chapter Summary;
4.6 Chapter Review;
4.7 Answers;
Chapter 5: Wireless Networking;
5.1 Wireless LAN Standards;
5.2 Wireless LAN Architecture;
5.3 Installing a Wireless LAN;
5.4 Exercise;
5.5 Chapter Summary;
5.6 Chapter Review;
5.7 Answers;
Chapter 6: The Network Layer;
6.1 Internet Protocol (IP);
6.2 IPv4 Addressing;
6.3 IPv6 Addressing;
6.4 Data Encapsulation;
6.5 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP);
6.6 Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP);
6.7 Exercises;
6.8 Chapter Summary;
6.9 Chapter Review;
6.10 Answers;
Chapter 7: Routing and Switching;
7.1 Routing;
7.2 Switching;
7.3 Exercises;
7.4 Chapter Summary;
7.5 Chapter Review;
7.6 Answers;
Chapter 8: The Transport Layer;
8.1 Transmission Control Protocol (TCP);
8.2 User Datagram Protocol (UDP);
8.3 Ports and Sockets;
8.4 Exercise;
8.5 Chapter Summary;
8.6 Chapter Review;
8.7 Answers;
Chapter 9: The Application Layer;
9.1 Application Layer Communications;
9.2 DHCP;
9.3 DNS;
9.4 HTTP;
9.5 FTP;
9.6 TFTP;
9.7 Telnet;
9.8 Email;
9.9 NTP;
9.10 Exercise;
9.11 Chapter Summary;
9.12 Chapter Review;
9.13 Answers;
Chapter 10: Wide Area Networking;
10.1 What Is a WAN?;
10.2 Connecting to the Internet;
10.3 Connecting LANs;
10.4 Remote Access;
10.5 Exercise;
10.6 Chapter Summary;
10.7 Chapter Review;
10.8 Answers;
Chapter 11: Network Security;
11.1 Authentication and Authorization;
11.2 Tunneling and Encryption Protocols;
11.3 Wireless Security Protocols;
11.4 Firewalls;
11.5 Security Threats;
11.6 Exercise;
11.7 Chapter Summary;
11.8 Chapter Review;
11.9 Answers;
Chapter 12: Network Management;
12.1 Network Documentation;
12.2 Network Monitoring;
12.3 Virtualization;
12.4 Performance Optimization;
12.5 Exercise;
12.6 Chapter Summary;
12.7 Chapter Review;
12.8 Answers;
Chapter 13: Network Troubleshooting;
13.1 Troubleshooting Tools;
13.2 Troubleshooting Methodology;
13.3 Network Troubleshooting Scenario: “I Can’t Access a Website”;
13.4 Exercise;
13.5 Chapter Summary;
13.6 Chapter Review;
13.7 Answers;

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