Chapter 24. Connecting and Troubleshooting a Network

Previous chapters in this network section covered the basics of networking. In this chapter, the pieces are tied together, showing you common components for a small office home office (SOHO) network. It also includes some basic tools you can use for troubleshooting.

Exam 220-801 objectives in this chapter:

  • 2.3 Explain properties and characteristics of TCP/IP.

    • Client-side DNS

  • 2.10 Given a scenario, use appropriate networking tools.

    • Toner probe

    • Cable tester

    • Loopback plug

Exam 220-802 objectives in this chapter:

  • 1.3 Given a scenario, use appropriate command line tools.

    • Networking

      • PING

      • TRACERT

      • NETSTAT

      • IPCONFIG

      • NET

      • NSLOOKUP

      • NBTSTAT

  • 1.6 Setup and configure Windows networking on a client/desktop.

    • Establish networking ...

Get CompTIA® A+® Training Kit (Exam 220-801 and Exam 220-802) now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.