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Overview

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789737965 ISBN-13: 9780789737960

Attention Network + Candidates: Stop spending valuable study time sorting through confusing study aids. Network + Exam Cram 2 is the second edition of a best-selling Network + study guide that gives you unique insight into exam concepts. Packed with test-taking strategies, time-saving tips and Exam Notes, only the information that you need to know for the test is included in a logical, easy-to-follow format. You will also receive a CD that includes over 100 practice test questions and the Cram Sheet tear card for last-minute test review. Network + Exam Cram 2 is the smarter, more efficient way to get certified.

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Getting ready to take your Network+ exam, but you need one last careful review, one last reality check to make sure you’re ready? Or maybe you’re starting your review process and you want a solid overview of the exam’s objectives that’ll tell you where you stand? Either way, check out Network + Exam Cram 2, Second Edition.

This is speedy, concise review, thoroughly updated for CompTIA’s just-released 2005 exam. Everything’s here: WANs, LANs, network layouts, hardware, cabling, TCP/IP, routing, security, remote access, fault tolerance, disaster recovery, network support, troubleshooting, and much more. Test yourself fast, with 10 questions at the end of every chapter and nearly 100 on the accompanying CD-ROM. When you’re really ready, look over the last-minute review card. Then go into that exam room, and get certified. Bill Camarda, from the July 2005 Read Only

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  • ISBN-13: 9780789732545
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 6/10/2005
  • Series: Exam Cram 2
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Meet the Author

Network+ Exam Cram 2About the Author

Mike Harwood (MCSE, A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+) has held a number of roles in the computer field including PC repair, network management, consulting, and technical writing. Mike is also the coauthor of numerous computer books, including the Network+ Exam Prep from Que Publishing. He is also a courseware developer, and a regular technology presenter for CBC Radio. When not working, Mike stays as far away from keyboards as possible.

Drew Bird (MCSE, MCNE, Network+, Linux+, Server+) has been in the IT industry since 1988. Over the years he has designed, implemented, and administered networks of all shapes and sizes. In addition to technical training and consulting assignments, Drew has authored a number of technical articles and is a frequent contributor to technology websites. Away from work, Drew enjoys most outdoor activities but is especially keen on mountain biking, kayaking, and skiing.

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IntroductionIntroduction

Welcome to the Network+ Exam Cram. This book is designed to prepare you to take—and pass—the CompTIA Network+ exam. The Network+ exam has become the leading introductory-level network certification available today. It is recognized by both employers and industry giants (such as Microsoft and Novell) as providing candidates with a solid foundation of networking concepts, terminology, and skills. The Network+ exam covers a broad range of networking concepts to prepare candidates for those technologies they are likely to be working with in today's network environments.

About Network+ Exam Cram

Exam Crams are specifically designed to give you the "what-you-need-to-know" information to prepare for the Network+ exam. They cut through the extra information, focusing on the areas you need to get through the exam. With this in mind, the elements within the Exam Cram titles are aimed directly at providing the exam information you need in the most succinct and accessible manner.

In this light, this book is organized to closely follow the actual CompTIA objectives. As such, it is easy to find the information required for each of the specified CompTIA Network+ objectives. The objective focus design used by this Exam Cram is an important feature because the information you need to know is easily identifiable and accessible. To see what we mean, compare the CompTIA objectives to the book's layout, and you will see that the facts are right where you would expect them to be.

Within the chapters themselves, potential exam hotspots are clearly highlighted with Exam Alerts. Exam Alerts have been carefully placed to let you know that the surrounding discussion is an important area for the exam. To further help you prepare for the exam, a Cram Sheet is included that can be used in the final stages of test preparation. Be sure to pay close attention to the bulleted points provided in the Cram Sheet, as they pinpoint the technologies and facts you are likely going to encounter on the test.

Finally, great effort has gone into the end-of-chapter questions and practice tests to ensure that they accurately represent the look and feel of the ones you will have on the real Network+ exam. Be sure, before taking the exam, that you are comfortable with both the format and content of the questions provided in this book.

About the Network+ Exam

The Network+ N10-003 exam is a revised version of the original exam. The new Network+ objectives are aimed toward those who have nine months experience in network support and administration. CompTIA believes that new Network+ candidates will require more hands-on experience in network administration and troubleshooting, but this should not discourage those who do not. Quite simply, the nature of the questions on the new exam is not dissimilar to the old, and you can get by without the actual hands-on experience. Still, a little hands-on experience never hurt anyone and will certainly add to your confidence going into the exam.

You will have a maximum of 90 minutes to answer the 72 questions on the exam. The allotted time is quite generous, and, by the time you are finished, you are likely going to have time to double-check a few of the answers you are unsure of. By the time the dust settles, you will need a minimum score of 646 to pass the Network+ exam. This is on a scale of 100 to 900.

One of the best things about the Network+ certification is that after you pass the exam, you are certified for life. There is no need to ever recertify. This fact can make the cost of taking the Network+ exam a little easier to swallow. For more information on the specifics of the Network+ exam, refer to CompTIA's main website at http://www.comptia.org/certification/.

Booking and Taking the Network+ Certification Exam

Unfortunately, testing is not free. You'll be charged $207 for each test you take, whether you pass or fail. In the United States and Canada, tests are administered by Sylvan Prometric or VUE testing services. To book a test with Prometric or locate a Prometric testing center near you, refer to the website at http://www.2test.com or call directly at 1-800-776-4276. To access the VUE contact information and book an exam, refer to the website at http://www.vue.com or call directly at 1-877-551-7587. When booking an exam, you will need to identify the following information:

  • Your name as you would like to have it appear on your certificate.
  • Your Social Security or Social Insurance number.
  • Contact phone numbers (to be called in case of a problem).
  • Mailing address, which identifies the address at which you would like your certificate to be mailed.
  • Exam number and title.
  • Email address, once again for contact purposes. This often is the fastest and most effective means of contacting you. Many clients require it for registration.
  • Credit-card payment to pay online. Vouchers can be redeemed by calling the respective testing center.
What to Expect from the Exam

For those who have not taken a certification test, the process can be a little unnerving. For those who have taken numerous tests, it is not much better. Mastering the inner mental game often can be as much of the battle as knowing the material itself. Knowing what to expect before heading in can make the process a little more comfortable.

Certification tests are administered on a computer system at a Prometric or VUE authorized testing center. The format of the exams is straightforward: Each question has several possible answers to choose from. In fact, the questions in this book provide a very good example of the types of questions you can expect on the actual exam. If you are comfortable with them, the test should hold few surprises. Many of the questions vary in terms of length; some of them are longer scenario questions, whereas others are short and right to the point. Read the questions carefully; the longer questions often have a key point in them that will lead you to the correct answer.

Most of the questions on the Network+ exam require you to choose a single correct answer, but a few will require multiple answers. When there are multiple correct answers, a message at the bottom of the screen prompts you to "choose all that apply." Be sure to read the messages.

A Few Exam Day Details

It is recommended to get to the examination room at least 15 minutes early, although a few minutes earlier certainly would not hurt. This is good strategy used to prepare yourself and to allow the test administrator time to answer any questions you might have before the test begins. Many people suggest that you review the most critical information about the test you're taking just before the test. (Exam Cram books provide a reference—the Cram Sheet, located inside the front of this book—that lists the essential information from the book in distilled form.) Arriving a few minutes early will give you some time to compose yourself and to mentally review this critical information.

You will be asked to provide two forms of ID, with one of those being photo ID. Both of the identifications you choose should have a signature. You also might need to sign in when you arrive and sign out when you leave.

Be warned: The rules are very clear about what you can and cannot take into the examination room. Books, laptops, note sheets, and so on, are not allowed in the examination room with you. The test administrator will hold these items, to be returned after you complete the exam. You might receive either a wipe board or a pen and a single piece of paper for making notes during the exam. The test administrator will ensure that no paper is removed from the examination room.

After the Test

Whether you want it or not, as soon as you finish your test, your score is displayed on the computer screen. In addition to the results appearing on the computer screen, a hard copy of the report is printed for you. Like the onscreen report, the hard copy displays the results of your exam and provides a summary of how you did on each section of the exam and on each technology. If you were unsuccessful, this summary can help you determine the areas that you need to brush up on.

When you pass the Network+ exam, you will have earned the Network+ certification and your certificate will be mailed to you within a few weeks. Should you not receive your certificate and information packet within five weeks of passing your exam, please contact CompTIA at fulfillment@comptia.org or call 1-630-268-1818 and ask for the fulfillment department.

Last Minute Exam Tips

Studying for a certification exam really is no different from studying for any other exam, but a few hints and tips can give you the edge come exam day:

  • Read all the material—CompTIA has been known to include material not expressly specified in the objectives. This book has included additional information not reflected in the objectives in an effort to give you the best possible preparation for the examination.
  • Watch for the Exam Tips and Notes—The Network+ objectives include a wide range of technologies. Exam Tips and Notes found throughout each chapter are designed to pull out exam-related hotspots. These can be your best friends when preparing for the exam.
  • Use the questions to assess your knowledge—Don't just read the chapter content; use the exam questions to find out what you know and what you don't. If you are struggling, study some more, review, and then assess your knowledge again.
  • Review the exam objectives—Develop your own questions and examples for each topic listed. If you can develop and answer several questions for each topic, you should not find it difficult to pass the exam.

Remember, at the end of the day, the primary object is not just to pass the exam—it is to understand the material. After you understand the material, passing the exam should be simple. Knowledge is a pyramid; to build upward, you need a solid foundation. This book and the Network+ certification are designed to ensure that you have that solid foundation.

Good luck!

© Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to networking 1
Ch. 2 Cabling and connectors 33
Ch. 3 Networking devices 59
Ch. 4 OSI model and network protocols 87
Ch. 5 TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/Internet protocol) 111
Ch. 6 WAN technologies Internet access, and security protocols 143
Ch. 7 Network operating systems and client connectivity 177
Ch. 8 Network security 217
Ch. 9 VLANs, antivirus, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery 241
Ch. 10 Troubleshooting connectivity 271
Ch. 11 Troubleshooting and supporting the network 317
Ch. 12 Practice exam 1 345
Ch. 13 Answer key to practice exam 1 361
Ch. 14 Practice exam 2 373
Ch. 15 Answers to practice exam 2 389
App. A CD contents and installation instructions 401
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Preface

Introduction

Welcome to the Network+ Exam Cram. This book is designed to prepare you to take—and pass—the CompTIA Network+ exam. The Network+ exam has become the leading introductory-level network certification available today. It is recognized by both employers and industry giants (such as Microsoft and Novell) as providing candidates with a solid foundation of networking concepts, terminology, and skills. The Network+ exam covers a broad range of networking concepts to prepare candidates for those technologies they are likely to be working with in today's network environments.

About Network+ Exam Cram

Exam Crams are specifically designed to give you the "what-you-need-to-know" information to prepare for the Network+ exam. They cut through the extra information, focusing on the areas you need to get through the exam. With this in mind, the elements within the Exam Cram titles are aimed directly at providing the exam information you need in the most succinct and accessible manner.

In this light, this book is organized to closely follow the actual CompTIA objectives. As such, it is easy to find the information required for each of the specified CompTIA Network+ objectives. The objective focus design used by this Exam Cram is an important feature because the information you need to know is easily identifiable and accessible. To see what we mean, compare the CompTIA objectives to the book's layout, and you will see that the facts are right where you would expect them to be.

Within the chapters themselves, potential exam hotspots are clearly highlighted with Exam Alerts. Exam Alerts have been carefully placed to let you know that the surrounding discussion is an important area for the exam. To further help you prepare for the exam, a Cram Sheet is included that can be used in the final stages of test preparation. Be sure to pay close attention to the bulleted points provided in the Cram Sheet, as they pinpoint the technologies and facts you are likely going to encounter on the test.

Finally, great effort has gone into the end-of-chapter questions and practice tests to ensure that they accurately represent the look and feel of the ones you will have on the real Network+ exam. Be sure, before taking the exam, that you are comfortable with both the format and content of the questions provided in this book.

About the Network+ Exam

The Network+ N10-003 exam is a revised version of the original exam. The new Network+ objectives are aimed toward those who have nine months experience in network support and administration. CompTIA believes that new Network+ candidates will require more hands-on experience in network administration and troubleshooting, but this should not discourage those who do not. Quite simply, the nature of the questions on the new exam is not dissimilar to the old, and you can get by without the actual hands-on experience. Still, a little hands-on experience never hurt anyone and will certainly add to your confidence going into the exam.

You will have a maximum of 90 minutes to answer the 72 questions on the exam. The allotted time is quite generous, and, by the time you are finished, you are likely going to have time to double-check a few of the answers you are unsure of. By the time the dust settles, you will need a minimum score of 646 to pass the Network+ exam. This is on a scale of 100 to 900.

One of the best things about the Network+ certification is that after you pass the exam, you are certified for life. There is no need to ever recertify. This fact can make the cost of taking the Network+ exam a little easier to swallow. For more information on the specifics of the Network+ exam, refer to CompTIA's main website at http://www.comptia.org/certification/.

Booking and Taking the Network+ Certification Exam

Unfortunately, testing is not free. You'll be charged $207 for each test you take, whether you pass or fail. In the United States and Canada, tests are administered by Sylvan Prometric or VUE testing services. To book a test with Prometric or locate a Prometric testing center near you, refer to the website at http://www.2test.com or call directly at 1-800-776-4276. To access the VUE contact information and book an exam, refer to the website at http://www.vue.com or call directly at 1-877-551-7587. When booking an exam, you will need to identify the following information:

  • Your name as you would like to have it appear on your certificate.
  • Your Social Security or Social Insurance number.
  • Contact phone numbers (to be called in case of a problem).
  • Mailing address, which identifies the address at which you would like your certificate to be mailed.
  • Exam number and title.
  • Email address, once again for contact purposes. This often is the fastest and most effective means of contacting you. Many clients require it for registration.
  • Credit-card payment to pay online. Vouchers can be redeemed by calling the respective testing center.

What to Expect from the Exam

For those who have not taken a certification test, the process can be a little unnerving. For those who have taken numerous tests, it is not much better. Mastering the inner mental game often can be as much of the battle as knowing the material itself. Knowing what to expect before heading in can make the process a little more comfortable.

Certification tests are administered on a computer system at a Prometric or VUE authorized testing center. The format of the exams is straightforward: Each question has several possible answers to choose from. In fact, the questions in this book provide a very good example of the types of questions you can expect on the actual exam. If you are comfortable with them, the test should hold few surprises. Many of the questions vary in terms of length; some of them are longer scenario questions, whereas others are short and right to the point. Read the questions carefully; the longer questions often have a key point in them that will lead you to the correct answer.

Most of the questions on the Network+ exam require you to choose a single correct answer, but a few will require multiple answers. When there are multiple correct answers, a message at the bottom of the screen prompts you to "choose all that apply." Be sure to read the messages.

A Few Exam Day Details

It is recommended to get to the examination room at least 15 minutes early, although a few minutes earlier certainly would not hurt. This is good strategy used to prepare yourself and to allow the test administrator time to answer any questions you might have before the test begins. Many people suggest that you review the most critical information about the test you're taking just before the test. (Exam Cram books provide a reference—the Cram Sheet, located inside the front of this book—that lists the essential information from the book in distilled form.) Arriving a few minutes early will give you some time to compose yourself and to mentally review this critical information.

You will be asked to provide two forms of ID, with one of those being photo ID. Both of the identifications you choose should have a signature. You also might need to sign in when you arrive and sign out when you leave.

Be warned: The rules are very clear about what you can and cannot take into the examination room. Books, laptops, note sheets, and so on, are not allowed in the examination room with you. The test administrator will hold these items, to be returned after you complete the exam. You might receive either a wipe board or a pen and a single piece of paper for making notes during the exam. The test administrator will ensure that no paper is removed from the examination room.

After the Test

Whether you want it or not, as soon as you finish your test, your score is displayed on the computer screen. In addition to the results appearing on the computer screen, a hard copy of the report is printed for you. Like the onscreen report, the hard copy displays the results of your exam and provides a summary of how you did on each section of the exam and on each technology. If you were unsuccessful, this summary can help you determine the areas that you need to brush up on.

When you pass the Network+ exam, you will have earned the Network+ certification and your certificate will be mailed to you within a few weeks. Should you not receive your certificate and information packet within five weeks of passing your exam, please contact CompTIA at fulfillment@comptia.org or call 1-630-268-1818 and ask for the fulfillment department.

Last Minute Exam Tips

Studying for a certification exam really is no different from studying for any other exam, but a few hints and tips can give you the edge come exam day:

  • Read all the material—CompTIA has been known to include material not expressly specified in the objectives. This book has included additional information not reflected in the objectives in an effort to give you the best possible preparation for the examination.
  • Watch for the Exam Tips and Notes—The Network+ objectives include a wide range of technologies. Exam Tips and Notes found throughout each chapter are designed to pull out exam-related hotspots. These can be your best friends when preparing for the exam.
  • Use the questions to assess your knowledge—Don't just read the chapter content; use the exam questions to find out what you know and what you don't. If you are struggling, study some more, review, and then assess your knowledge again.
  • Review the exam objectives—Develop your own questions and examples for each topic listed. If you can develop and answer several questions for each topic, you should not find it difficult to pass the exam.

Remember, at the end of the day, the primary object is not just to pass the exam—it is to understand the material. After you understand the material, passing the exam should be simple. Knowledge is a pyramid; to build upward, you need a solid foundation. This book and the Network+ certification are designed to ensure that you have that solid foundation.

Good luck!

© Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

Read More Show Less

Introduction

Introduction

Welcome to the Network+ Exam Cram. This book is designed to prepare you to take--and pass--the CompTIA Network+ exam. The Network+ exam has become the leading introductory-level network certification available today. It is recognized by both employers and industry giants (such as Microsoft and Novell) as providing candidates with a solid foundation of networking concepts, terminology, and skills. The Network+ exam covers a broad range of networking concepts to prepare candidates for those technologies they are likely to be working with in today's network environments.

About Network+ Exam Cram

Exam Crams are specifically designed to give you the "what-you-need-to-know" information to prepare for the Network+ exam. They cut through the extra information, focusing on the areas you need to get through the exam. With this in mind, the elements within the Exam Cram titles are aimed directly at providing the exam information you need in the most succinct and accessible manner.

In this light, this book is organized to closely follow the actual CompTIA objectives. As such, it is easy to find the information required for each of the specified CompTIA Network+ objectives. The objective focus design used by this Exam Cram is an important feature because the information you need to know is easily identifiable and accessible. To see what we mean, compare the CompTIA objectives to the book's layout, and you will see that the facts are right where you would expect them to be.

Within the chapters themselves, potential exam hotspots are clearly highlighted with Exam Alerts. Exam Alerts have been carefully placed to let you know thatthe surrounding discussion is an important area for the exam. To further help you prepare for the exam, a Cram Sheet is included that can be used in the final stages of test preparation. Be sure to pay close attention to the bulleted points provided in the Cram Sheet, as they pinpoint the technologies and facts you are likely going to encounter on the test.

Finally, great effort has gone into the end-of-chapter questions and practice tests to ensure that they accurately represent the look and feel of the ones you will have on the real Network+ exam. Be sure, before taking the exam, that you are comfortable with both the format and content of the questions provided in this book.

About the Network+ Exam

The Network+ N10-003 exam is a revised version of the original exam. The new Network+ objectives are aimed toward those who have nine months experience in network support and administration. CompTIA believes that new Network+ candidates will require more hands-on experience in network administration and troubleshooting, but this should not discourage those who do not. Quite simply, the nature of the questions on the new exam is not dissimilar to the old, and you can get by without the actual hands-on experience. Still, a little hands-on experience never hurt anyone and will certainly add to your confidence going into the exam.

You will have a maximum of 90 minutes to answer the 72 questions on the exam. The allotted time is quite generous, and, by the time you are finished, you are likely going to have time to double-check a few of the answers you are unsure of. By the time the dust settles, you will need a minimum score of 646 to pass the Network+ exam. This is on a scale of 100 to 900.

One of the best things about the Network+ certification is that after you pass the exam, you are certified for life. There is no need to ever recertify. This fact can make the cost of taking the Network+ exam a little easier to swallow. For more information on the specifics of the Network+ exam, refer to CompTIA's main website at comptia.org/certification/.

Booking and Taking the Network+ Certification Exam

Unfortunately, testing is not free. You'll be charged $207 for each test you take, whether you pass or fail. In the United States and Canada, tests are administered by Sylvan Prometric or VUE testing services. To book a test with Prometric or locate a Prometric testing center near you, refer to the website at 2test.com or call directly at 1-800-776-4276. To access the VUE contact information and book an exam, refer to the website at vue.com or call directly at 1-877-551-7587. When booking an exam, you will need to identify the following information:

  • Your name as you would like to have it appear on your certificate.

  • Your Social Security or Social Insurance number.

  • Contact phone numbers (to be called in case of a problem).

  • Mailing address, which identifies the address at which you would like your certificate to be mailed.

  • Exam number and title.

  • Email address, once again for contact purposes. This often is the fastest and most effective means of contacting you. Many clients require it for registration.

  • Credit-card payment to pay online. Vouchers can be redeemed by calling the respective testing center.

What to Expect from the Exam

For those who have not taken a certification test, the process can be a little unnerving. For those who have taken numerous tests, it is not much better. Mastering the inner mental game often can be as much of the battle as knowing the material itself. Knowing what to expect before heading in can make the process a little more comfortable.

Certification tests are administered on a computer system at a Prometric or VUE authorized testing center. The format of the exams is straightforward: Each question has several possible answers to choose from. In fact, the questions in this book provide a very good example of the types of questions you can expect on the actual exam. If you are comfortable with them, the test should hold few surprises. Many of the questions vary in terms of length; some of them are longer scenario questions, whereas others are short and right to the point. Read the questions carefully; the longer questions often have a key point in them that will lead you to the correct answer.

Most of the questions on the Network+ exam require you to choose a single correct answer, but a few will require multiple answers. When there are multiple correct answers, a message at the bottom of the screen prompts you to "choose all that apply." Be sure to read the messages.

A Few Exam Day Details

It is recommended to get to the examination room at least 15 minutes early, although a few minutes earlier certainly would not hurt. This is good strategy used to prepare yourself and to allow the test administrator time to answer any questions you might have before the test begins. Many people suggest that you review the most critical information about the test you're taking just before the test. (Exam Cram books provide a reference--the Cram Sheet, located inside the front of this book--that lists the essential information from the book in distilled form.) Arriving a few minutes early will give you some time to compose yourself and to mentally review this critical information.

You will be asked to provide two forms of ID, with one of those being photo ID. Both of the identifications you choose should have a signature. You also might need to sign in when you arrive and sign out when you leave.

Be warned: The rules are very clear about what you can and cannot take into the examination room. Books, laptops, note sheets, and so on, are not allowed in the examination room with you. The test administrator will hold these items, to be returned after you complete the exam. You might receive either a wipe board or a pen and a single piece of paper for making notes during the exam. The test administrator will ensure that no paper is removed from the examination room.

After the Test

Whether you want it or not, as soon as you finish your test, your score is displayed on the computer screen. In addition to the results appearing on the computer screen, a hard copy of the report is printed for you. Like the onscreen report, the hard copy displays the results of your exam and provides a summary of how you did on each section of the exam and on each technology. If you were unsuccessful, this summary can help you determine the areas that you need to brush up on.

When you pass the Network+ exam, you will have earned the Network+ certification and your certificate will be mailed to you within a few weeks. Should you not receive your certificate and information packet within five weeks of passing your exam, please contact CompTIA at fulfillment@comptia.org or call 1-630-268-1818 and ask for the fulfillment department.

Last Minute Exam Tips

Studying for a certification exam really is no different from studying for any other exam, but a few hints and tips can give you the edge come exam day:

  • Read all the material--CompTIA has been known to include material not expressly specified in the objectives. This book has included additional information not reflected in the objectives in an effort to give you the best possible preparation for the examination.

  • Watch for the Exam Tips and Notes--The Network+ objectives include a wide range of technologies. Exam Tips and Notes found throughout each chapter are designed to pull out exam-related hotspots. These can be your best friends when preparing for the exam.

  • Use the questions to assess your knowledge--Don't just read the chapter content; use the exam questions to find out what you know and what you don't. If you are struggling, study some more, review, and then assess your knowledge again.

  • Review the exam objectives--Develop your own questions and examples for each topic listed. If you can develop and answer several questions for each topic, you should not find it difficult to pass the exam.

Remember, at the end of the day, the primary object is not just to pass the exam--it is to understand the material. After you understand the material, passing the exam should be simple. Knowledge is a pyramid; to build upward, you need a solid foundation. This book and the Network+ certification are designed to ensure that you have that solid foundation.

Good luck!

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    Posted November 29, 2007

    Wrong answers

    A lot of questions on the disk will say a certain answer is correct but the explanation will say a different answer is correct. Usually the explanation is the correct answer.

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    Posted September 13, 2007

    New exam not covered well

    The 2007 updated Network+ exam is not represented well at all in this book. There are many questions that cannot be found anywhere within or can be rationalized from the contents of this book.

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    Posted August 6, 2005

    A masterpiece for net techies

    I so pleased to have a book that covers all of the new stuff for the NET+, questions and scenarios are so realistic. A book to have

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