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CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide, First Edition

Book Description

Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam success with this CompTIA approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner.

  • Master CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions
  • Learn from more than two hours of video mentoring

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

 

The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

 

The companion website contains the powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. The companion website also contains more than two hours of personal video mentoring from the author.

 

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

The CompTIA approved study guide helps you master all the topics on the Network+ exam, including:

  • Computer networks and the OSI model
  • Network components
  • Ethernet
  • IP addressing
  • Routing traffic
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Network performance
  • Command-line utilities
  • Network management
  • Network policies and best practices
  • Network security
  • Troubleshooting

 

Companion Website The website contains two free, complete practice exams and more than two hours of video training.

Includes Exclusive Offer for up to 70% Off Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test and Video Training

 

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Pearson Test Prep offline system requirements: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Inside Front Cover
  6. Contents at a Glance
  7. Table of Contents
  8. About the Author
  9. About the Technical Reviewers
  10. Dedication
  11. Acknowledgments
  12. Command Syntax Conventions
  13. We Want to Hear from You!
  14. Reader Services
  15. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book?
    2. Resources
    3. Pearson Test Prep Practice Test Software
      1. Installing the Pearson Test Prep Software
      2. Activating and Downloading the Practice Exam
      3. Activating Other Exams
      4. Premium Edition
    4. Goals and Methods
    5. Strategies for Exam Preparation
    6. CompTIA Network+ Exam Topics
    7. How This Book Is Organized
  16. Chapter 1. Computer Network Fundamentals
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Defining a Network
      2. Networks Defined by Geography
      3. Networks Defined by Topology
      4. Wireless Topologies
      5. Networks Defined by Resource Location
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 1 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  17. Chapter 2. The OSI Reference Model
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. The Purpose of Reference Models
      2. Real-World Case Study
      3. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 2 Hands-On Labs in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  18. Chapter 3. Network Components
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Media
      2. Network Infrastructure Devices
      3. Specialized Network Devices
      4. Virtual Network Devices
      5. Voice over IP Protocols and Components
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  19. Chapter 4. Ethernet Technology
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Principles of Ethernet
      2. Ethernet Switch Features
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  20. Chapter 5. IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Binary Numbering
      2. IPv4 Addressing
      3. Assigning IPv4 Addresses
      4. Subnetting
      5. IP Version 6
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 5 Hands-On Labs in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  21. Chapter 6. Routing IP Packets
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Basic Routing Processes
      2. Sources of Routing Information
      3. Routing Protocol Characteristics
      4. Routing Protocol Examples
      5. Address Translation
      6. Multicast Routing
      7. Real-World Case Study
      8. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  22. Chapter 7. Wide Area Networks (WANs)
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. WAN Properties
      2. WAN Technologies
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  23. Chapter 8. Wireless Technologies
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Introducing Wireless LANs
      2. Deploying Wireless LANs
      3. Securing Wireless LANs
      4. Real-World Case Study
      5. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 8 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  24. Chapter 9. Network Optimization
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. High Availability
      2. QoS Technologies
      3. Case Study: SOHO Network Design
      4. Real-World Case Study
      5. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 9 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  25. Chapter 10. Command-Line Tools
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Windows Commands
      2. UNIX Commands
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 10 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  26. Chapter 11. Network Management
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Maintenance Tools
      2. Network Documentation
      3. Monitoring Resources and Reports
      4. Remote Access Methods
      5. Real-World Case Study
      6. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  27. Chapter 12. Network Security
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Security Fundamentals
      2. Categories of Network Attacks
      3. Defending Against Attacks
      4. Remote-Access Security
      5. Firewalls
      6. Virtual Private Networks
      7. Intrusion Detection and Prevention
      8. Real-World Case Study
      9. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 12 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  28. Chapter 13. Network Policies and Best Practices
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Policies
      2. Best Practices
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  29. Chapter 14. Network Troubleshooting
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Troubleshooting Basics
      2. Physical Layer Troubleshooting
      3. Data Link Layer Troubleshooting
      4. Network Layer Troubleshooting
      5. Wireless Troubleshooting
      6. Specialized Networks
      7. Real-World Case Study
      8. Troubleshooting Scenarios
      9. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 14 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  30. Chapter 15. Final Preparation
    1. Tools for Final Preparation
      1. Video Training
      2. Memory Tables
      3. Simulations and Performance-Based Exercises
      4. End-of-Chapter Review Tools
    2. Suggested Plan for Final Review and Study
    3. Strategies for Taking the Exam
    4. Summary
  31. Appendix A. Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
  32. Appendix B. CompTIA Network+ N10-07 Cert Guide Exam Updates
    1. Always Get the Latest at the Book’s Product Page
    2. Technical Content
  33. Glossary
  34. Index
  35. Appendix C. Memory Tables
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 14
  36. Appendix D. Memory Tables Answer Key
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 14
  37. Appendix E. Study Planner
  38. Code Snippets
  39. Where are the companion content files? - Login
  40. Where are the companion content files? - Register
  41. Inside Back Cover