Chapter 19. Exploring Cables and Connectivity

Chapter 18, covers the basic hardware used in networks, such as network interface cards, switches, and routers. You connect this hardware together using cables. There are several different types of cables and connectors you can use depending on the characteristics of your network. Just as you can’t put a square peg into a round hole, you can’t put an RJ-45 connector into a fiber port, so it’s important to know the differences, which you’ll learn in this chapter.

Exam 220-801 objectives in this chapter:

  • 1.7 Compare and contrast various connection interfaces and explain their purpose.

    • Physical connections

      • Other connector types: RJ-45, RJ-11

  • 1.11 Identify connector types and associated cables.

    • Display Connector ...

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