This chapter covers the following official Network+ objectives:
• Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing.
• Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching.
• Identify common TCP and UDP default ports.
• Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches.
Without question, the TCP/IP suite is the most widely implemented protocol on networks today. As such, it is an important topic on the Network+ exam. To pass the exam, you definitely need to understand the material presented in this chapter.
This chapter deals with the individual protocols within the ...