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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 3

Networking Components

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

3.01   Network Interface Cards

3.02   Hubs, MAUs, and Repeaters

3.03   Bridges and Switches

3.04   Routers and Brouters

3.05   Gateways and Security Devices

3.06   Other Networking Devices

        Two-Minute Drill

Q&A  Self Test

In this chapter, you will learn about popular networking components found in a local area network (LAN) environment, such as network cards, hubs, switches, routers, and other network devices. This chapter is a critical chapter, not only for the Network+ exam, but also for the real world. Be sure to take your time and understand all the concepts presented in this chapter.

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVE 3.01

Network Interface Cards

The network interface card (NIC), or ...

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