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CompTIA® Network+® Review Guide, Second Edition

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Fast, focused review for the latest CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005

CompTIA's Network+ certification is the leading non-vendor networking certification in the world and has become the standard certification for networking professionals. Make sure you're ready for CompTIA's new Network+ certification (exam N10-005) with this new edition of Sybex's CompTIA Network+ Review Guide. This concise guide is efficiently organized by exam objectives and covers all five exam domains. The book also includes 50 chapter review questions, as well as access to two online practice exams, and much more. It's the perfect companion to Sybex's CompTIA Network+ Study Guide, Second Edition or any Network+ study tool.

  • Helps students prepare for the leading non-vendor-specific networking certification, CompTIA Network+

  • This new edition is fully updated for Exam N10-005, the latest revision of the CompTIA Network+ exam

  • Conveniently organized by exam objectives for quick review

  • Features Exam Essentials in each chapter to help you focus on what you need to know for the exam

  • Provides access to practice exams, and other practice tools

Review all Network+ Exam N10-005 exam objectives and reinforce your studies with CompTIA Network+ Review Guide, Second Edition.

Note: The ebook version does not provide access to the companion files.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. About the Author
  7. Contents at a Glance
  8. Contents
  9. Introduction
    1. What Is Network+ Certification?
    2. Is This Book for You?
    3. How Is This Book Organized?
    4. The Exam Objectives
    5. The Network+ Exam Objectives
  10. Chapter 1: Domain 1 Network Technologies
    1. 1.1 Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models
    2. 1.2 Classify how applications, devices, and protocols relate to the OSI model layers
    3. 1.3 Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing
    4. 1.4 Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching
    5. 1.5 Identify common TCP and UDP default ports
    6. 1.6 Explain the function of common networking protocols
    7. 1.7 Summarize DNS concepts and its components
    8. 1.8 Given a scenario, implement the following network troubleshooting methodology
    9. 1.9 Identify virtual network components
    10. Review Questions
  11. Chapter 2: Domain 2 Network Installation and Configuration
    1. 2.1 Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches
    2. 2.2 Given a scenario, install and configure a wireless network
    3. 2.3 Explain the purpose and properties of DHCP
    4. 2.4 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common wireless problems
    5. 2.5 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common router and switch problems
    6. 2.6 Given a set of requirements plan and implement a basic SOHO network
    7. Review Questions
  12. Chapter 3: Network Media and Topologies
    1. 3.1 Categorize standard media types and associated properties
    2. 3.2 Categorize standard connector types on network media
    3. 3.3 Compare and contrast different wireless standards
    4. 3.4 Categorize WAN technology types and properties
    5. 3.5 Describe different network topologies
    6. 3.6 Given a scenario, troubleshoot common physical connectivity problems
    7. 3.7 Compare and contrast different LAN technologies
    8. 3.8 Identify components of wiring distribution
    9. Review Questions
  13. Chapter 4: Network Management
    1. 4.1 Explain the purpose and features of various network appliances
    2. 4.2 Given a scenario, use the appropriate hardware tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues
    3. 4.3 Given a scenario, use the appropriate software tools to troubleshoot connectivity issues
    4. 4.4 Given a scenario, use the appropriate network monitoring resource to analyze traffic
    5. 4.5 Describe the purpose of configuration management documentation
    6. 4.6 Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization
    7. Review Questions
  14. Chapter 5: Domain 5 Network Security
    1. 5.1 Given a scenario, implement appropriate wireless security measures
    2. 5.2 Explain the methods of network access security
    3. 5.3 Explain the methods of user authentication
    4. 5.4 Explain common threats, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques
    5. 5.5 Given a scenario, install and configure a basic firewall
    6. 5.6 Categorize different types of network security appliances and methods
    7. Review Questions
  15. Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1 : Domain 1 Network Technologies
    2. Chapter 2 : Domain 2 Network Installation and Configuration
    3. Chapter 3 : Network Media and Topologies
    4. Chapter 4 : Network Management
    5. Chapter 5 : Domain 5 Network Security
  16. Appendix B: About the Additional Study Tools
    1. Additional Study Tools
    2. System Requirements
    3. Using the Study Tools
    4. Troubleshooting
  17. Index