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CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide, Sixth Edition (Exam N10-006), 6th Edition by Glen E. Clarke

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Chapter 1

Basic Network Concepts

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

1.01   Identifying Characteristics of a Network

1.02   Identifying Network Topologies

1.03   Network Media and Connectors

1.04   Access Methods

1.05   Network Architectures

1.06   Network Operating Systems

       Two-Minute Drill

Q&A  Self Test

Knowing how computers communicate in a network environment is essential to passing the Network+ certification exam and successfully troubleshooting networking issues. This chapter introduces you to the basics of what makes a network tick, and covers topics and terminology that will set the foundation for the rest of your studies.

We will look at the various topologies, network operating systems, and common terminology used in day-to-day discussions ...

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