CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide

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CompTIA Network+ N-7 Cert Guide contains proven study features that enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. Best-selling author and epert instructors Anthony Sequeira and Keith Barker share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This complete study package includes:

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams
  • Do I Know This Already? quizzes, which enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section
  • Chapter-ending and part-ending exercises, which help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • A 7% discount off the Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test
  • A free copy of the CompTIA Network+ Simulator Lite software, complete with meaningful lab exercises that help you hone your hands-on skills with the command-line interface for routers and switches
  • More than minutes of video mentoring from the author
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
  • Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

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Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. About This E-Book
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Inside Front Cover
  6. Contents at a Glance
  7. Table of Contents
  8. About the Author
  9. About the Technical Reviewers
  10. Dedication
  11. Acknowledgments
  12. Command Syntax Conventions
  13. We Want to Hear from You!
  14. Reader Services
  15. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book?
    2. Resources
    3. Pearson Test Prep Practice Test Software
      1. Installing the Pearson Test Prep Software
      2. Activating and Downloading the Practice Exam
      3. Activating Other Exams
      4. Premium Edition
    4. Goals and Methods
    5. Strategies for Exam Preparation
    6. CompTIA Network+ Exam Topics
    7. How This Book Is Organized
  16. Chapter 1. Computer Network Fundamentals
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Defining a Network
      2. Networks Defined by Geography
      3. Networks Defined by Topology
      4. Wireless Topologies
      5. Networks Defined by Resource Location
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 1 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  17. Chapter 2. The OSI Reference Model
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. The Purpose of Reference Models
      2. Real-World Case Study
      3. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 2 Hands-On Labs in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  18. Chapter 3. Network Components
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Media
      2. Network Infrastructure Devices
      3. Specialized Network Devices
      4. Virtual Network Devices
      5. Voice over IP Protocols and Components
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  19. Chapter 4. Ethernet Technology
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Principles of Ethernet
      2. Ethernet Switch Features
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  20. Chapter 5. IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Binary Numbering
      2. IPv4 Addressing
      3. Assigning IPv4 Addresses
      4. Subnetting
      5. IP Version 6
      6. Real-World Case Study
      7. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 5 Hands-On Labs in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  21. Chapter 6. Routing IP Packets
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Basic Routing Processes
      2. Sources of Routing Information
      3. Routing Protocol Characteristics
      4. Routing Protocol Examples
      5. Address Translation
      6. Multicast Routing
      7. Real-World Case Study
      8. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  22. Chapter 7. Wide Area Networks (WANs)
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. WAN Properties
      2. WAN Technologies
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  23. Chapter 8. Wireless Technologies
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Introducing Wireless LANs
      2. Deploying Wireless LANs
      3. Securing Wireless LANs
      4. Real-World Case Study
      5. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 8 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  24. Chapter 9. Network Optimization
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. High Availability
      2. QoS Technologies
      3. Case Study: SOHO Network Design
      4. Real-World Case Study
      5. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 9 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  25. Chapter 10. Command-Line Tools
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Windows Commands
      2. UNIX Commands
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 10 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  26. Chapter 11. Network Management
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Maintenance Tools
      2. Network Documentation
      3. Monitoring Resources and Reports
      4. Remote Access Methods
      5. Real-World Case Study
      6. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  27. Chapter 12. Network Security
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Security Fundamentals
      2. Categories of Network Attacks
      3. Defending Against Attacks
      4. Remote-Access Security
      5. Firewalls
      6. Virtual Private Networks
      7. Intrusion Detection and Prevention
      8. Real-World Case Study
      9. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 12 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  28. Chapter 13. Network Policies and Best Practices
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Policies
      2. Best Practices
      3. Real-World Case Study
      4. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  29. Chapter 14. Network Troubleshooting
    1. Foundation Topics
      1. Troubleshooting Basics
      2. Physical Layer Troubleshooting
      3. Data Link Layer Troubleshooting
      4. Network Layer Troubleshooting
      5. Wireless Troubleshooting
      6. Specialized Networks
      7. Real-World Case Study
      8. Troubleshooting Scenarios
      9. Summary
    2. Exam Preparation Tasks
      1. Review All the Key Topics
      2. Complete Tables and Lists from Memory
      3. Define Key Terms
      4. Complete Chapter 14 Hands-On Lab in Network+ Simulator Lite
      5. Additional Resources
    3. Review Questions
  30. Chapter 15. Final Preparation
    1. Tools for Final Preparation
      1. Video Training
      2. Memory Tables
      3. Simulations and Performance-Based Exercises
      4. End-of-Chapter Review Tools
    2. Suggested Plan for Final Review and Study
    3. Strategies for Taking the Exam
    4. Summary
  31. Appendix A. Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
  32. Appendix B. CompTIA Network+ N10-07 Cert Guide Exam Updates
    1. Always Get the Latest at the Book’s Product Page
    2. Technical Content
  33. Glossary
  34. Index
  35. Appendix C. Memory Tables
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 14
  36. Appendix D. Memory Tables Answer Key
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 14
  37. Appendix E. Study Planner
  38. Code Snippets
  39. Where are the companion content files? - Login
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  41. Inside Back Cover

Product information

  • Title: CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide
  • Author(s): Anthony J. Sequeira
  • Release date: February 2018
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 9780134861081