CompTIA Network+ N10-008

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36 Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Complete Video Course is a comprehensive training course that brings CompTIA Network+ exam topics to life through the use of real-world demonstrations, live instruction, and configurations, making learning these foundational networking topics easy and fun.

Expert instructor Ryan Lindfield walks you through the full range of topics on the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam, including protocol reference models (network components, network topologies, network services, WAN technologies, networking cables, and connectors), Ethernet switch operation, wireless LAN, IPv4 network addressing, IPv6 networks, IP routing, unified communications fundamentals, virtualization fundamentals, network security, network maintenance, and network troubleshooting. This unique product contains multiple types of video presentations, including live instructor whiteboarding, real-world demonstrations, and hands-on router and switch CLI configuration and troubleshooting in real lab environments, allowing you to learn both the concepts and the hands-on application.

The 200+ videos contained in this product provide you more than 35 hours of instruction. The product concludes with a series of lessons that give you valuable advice to help prepare for the actual exam.

Designed to take you inside Network+ concepts in a unique and interactive way, CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Complete Video Course is guaranteed to help you master the foundational networking topics that will help you succeed on the exam and on the job.

About the Instructor

Ryan Lindfield is a consultant and trainer with a passion for network security and cryptography. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in data centers, internet service providers, and corporate offices to aid clients in the design and operation of resilient infrastructure. Ryan holds more than 30 technical certifications and is always looking forward to new technologies and challenges. Clients include Fortune 100 tech companies; defense contractors and government entities; inventors; treasure hunters; video game developers; and many more.

What You Will Learn
  • Fundamental networking concepts, such as protocol reference models, network devices and theory, network topologies, and network components
  • Network services including GRE, IPsec, DHCP, DNS, Voice over IP, SIP, NTP, NAT, software defined networking, FTP, SNMP, Netflow, RADIUS, TACACS+, Syslog, and more
  • WAN technologies including, cellular, Frame Relay, ISDN, DSL, ATM, PPP, MPLS, Metro-Ethernet, and satellite
  • How to work with different network cables and connectors including copper and fiber
  • Ethernet switch operation including STP, VLAN configuration, trunking, link aggregation, distributed switching, and more
  • Wireless LAN standards, antennas, components, security, site surveying, router setup, and troubleshooting
  • IPv4 addressing and subnetting, and IPv6 networking basics
  • Routing fundamentals including RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP routing protocols; route redistribution; intelligent forwarding operations; and gateway redundancy
  • Unified communications, QoS, classification and marking, congestion management, traffic shaping and policing, SLAs, and more
  • Virtualization fundamentals including hypervisor types, virtual networking, virtual appliances, server and storage infrastructure, cloud computing, Docker, IoT, and VPS
  • Network security attacks, vulnerabilities, policies, defenses, and counter-measures
  • Network monitoring tools and analysis, configuration management, and best practices
  • Network troubleshooting including the 7-step troubleshooting method; Windows, Linux, and MacOS troubleshooting; common LAN issues; and troubleshooting wireless networks and network services
Who Should Take This Course
  • Anyone interested in obtaining their CompTIA Network+ certification or anyone interested in learning basic networking concepts, configuration, and troubleshooting skills.
Course Requirements
  • Although this complete video training product does not assume any prior knowledge of network administration or configuration, you should understand the fundamental purposes of a network and be comfortable working with a computer.
Lesson Descriptions

Lesson 1: Networking a Structured Approach

This lesson introduces the frameworks used to understand network communications. The OSI and DoD models are explained, followed by a deep dive into each layer of the OSI model.

Lesson 2: Network Components

Networks begin with switches and routers, but are quickly enhanced with the use of wireless networking, load distribution, security devices, and many more components. We discuss foundational concepts behind the most common network components.

Lesson 3: Network Topologies

Whether you’re involved with a fresh new “greenfield” deployment or you’ll be coming into an existing infrastructure “brownfield,” you will need to understand the advantages and disadvantages of common network designs. This lesson teaches both physical wiring topologies as well as logical and on-demand networks.

Lesson 4: Network Services

Most of us rely upon networks to access remote services. In this lesson, we explore many common communication protocols and application protocols. Beginning with the raw components of TCP/IP, we journey into the communications occurring at higher levels of the OSI model.

Lesson 5: WAN Technologies

The Wide Area Network is ultimately responsible for providing long distance communications. In this module, we explore technologies leveraged by service providers, which enable wide area connectivity.

Lesson 6: Network Cabling and Connectors

If it’s not a wireless connection, we need to have the proper cabling and adapter. In Lesson 6, we explore the advantages and disadvantages of cabling types and discuss the types of connections and tools required for cabling.

Lesson 7: Ethernet Switch Operations

Switching is one of the most important topics we cover. In this section, we discuss traditional switching operations including loop prevention mechanisms. After building a basic foundation, we explore advanced tuning options that you might be able to perform to enhance the speed of your network.

Lesson 8: Wireless LAN

Wireless networking has become ubiquitous in the current age. Wireless devices are used to extend the edge to user devices as well as perform bridging between separate physical locations. Lesson 8 discusses wireless communication standards, antenna types, security implementations, and more.

Lesson 9: Network Addressing

An IP address doesn’t mean much without a subnet mask. In this lesson, we discover the importance of the subnet mask. After gaining an understanding of how subnet masks function, we discuss how to create custom subnets to enhance security, improve performance, and aid in administrative needs.

Lesson 10: IP Version 6 Networks

IPv6 was created to be the successor of IPv4. Over the last 20 years, it has slowly become more prevalent in our lives, most commonly experienced today in cellular networks. In this lesson, you learn how IPv6 addressing works, how the protocol header is a bit different than in IPv4, and the new roles ICMPv6 will serve. Microsoft Windows has built-in support for IPv6 tunneling. We discuss tunneling implementations as well as IPv6 security.

Lesson 11: IP Routing

Packets are forwarded based on their destination IP addresses. This forwarding, called routing, is made possible through both static and dynamic information. Lesson 11 explores Interior Gateway Protocols (IGP), as well as Exterior Gateway Protocols (EGP). Additionally, we begin with a discussion on gateway redundancy.

Lesson 12: Unified Communications Fundamentals

Today, more than ever, IP networks are being used for real-time collaboration. Modern networks are expected to provide a quality user experience in regards to voice and video applications. In this lesson, we discuss the control mechanisms available to administrators for optimizing network performance.

Lesson 13: Virtualization Fundamentals

The point of demarcation as a network administrator has historically been a port to which the server attaches. However, with the rapid adoption of virtualization networks, engineers are now required to understand what happens to network within a virtualized environment. We begin by taking a look at virtualization technologies,and then dive into the networking aspects of virtualized environments.

Lesson 14: Network Security

With profit-driven cyber attacks on the rise, it’s imperative that network engineers understand security controls that can be used to protect network infrastructure. This lesson introduces offensive techniques used by attackers, as well as defensive countermeasures that can be deployed by administrators. Additionally, we discuss the advantages of centralized authentication, as well the protocols and technologies that make it possible.

Lesson 15: Network Maintenance

Building upon the theory introduced in previous lessons, Lesson 15 focuses on protocols, tasks, and best practices that network administrators are likely to leverage on a typical day. From planning to administering to the logging that happens continuously thereafter, the topics in this lesson should serve you for many years to come.

Lesson 16: Network Troubleshooting

If our network is designed with resiliency and performance in mind, we should not have problems. However, sometimes we do, and sometimes other people blame the network when an application is to blame. Lesson 16 focuses on tools that can be used in common operating systems to troubleshoot network issues. Additionally we discuss error codes and interface counters, and then learn some of the telltale signs of network misconfiguration.

Lesson 17: Test Preparation

This final lesson includes study tips, test preparation suggestions, some of my exam experiences, and recommendations for what’s next after the exam.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Introduction
  2. Module 1: Part 1: Networking Foundational Concepts
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Networking: A Structured Approach
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 OSI Model
    3. 1.2 DoD Model
    4. 1.3 Layer 1
    5. 1.4 Layer 2
    6. 1.5 Layer 3
    7. 1.6 Layer 4
    8. 1.7 Common Ports and Services
    9. 1.8 Layers 5-7
    10. 1.9 Authentication and Integrity
  4. Lesson 2: Network Components
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Hubs and Switches
    3. 2.2 Routers and Modems
    4. 2.3 Wireless LANs
    5. 2.4 Firewalls
    6. 2.5 Intrusion Detection / Intrusion Prevention
    7. 2.6 Load Balancers
    8. 2.7 VPN Concentrator
    9. 2.8 Storage Controller
    10. 2.9 Additional Devices
  5. Lesson 3: Network Topologies
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 LAN
    3. 3.2 WLAN
    4. 3.3 MAN
    5. 3.4 WAN
    6. 3.5 VLAN
    7. 3.6 CAN
    8. 3.7 PAN
    9. 3.8 Star, Hub, Mesh, Bus
    10. 3.9 Peer-to-peer, Point-to-point, and Beyond
    11. 3.10 Virtual Private Networks
    12. 3.11 Site-to-site VPN
    13. 3.12 Remote Access VPN
    14. 3.13 Split Tunneling vs. Full Tunneling
    15. 3.14 Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network
    16. 3.15 Hardware VPN Clients
  6. Lesson 4: Network Services
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 IP
    3. 4.2 TCP
    4. 4.3 UDP
    5. 4.4 ICMP
    6. 4.5 GRE
    7. 4.6 IPsec
    8. 4.7 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
    9. 4.8 Domain Name Service
    10. 4.9 DNSCrypt
    11. 4.10 DNSSec
    12. 4.11 Voice Over IP Intro
    13. 4.12 Session Initiation Protocol
    14. 4.13 Network Time Protocol
    15. 4.14 Network Address Translation
    16. 4.15 Software-Defined Networking
    17. 4.16 File Transfer Protocol / SFTP/ TFTP
    18. 4.17 Telnet and Secure Shell (SSH)
    19. 4.18 SNMP
    20. 4.19 NetFlow IPFIX
    21. 4.20 RADIUS
    22. 4.21 TACACS+
    23. 4.22 Syslog
    24. 4.23 LDAP(S)
    25. 4.24 POP3(S) / IMAP(S)
    26. 4.25 SMTP(S)
    27. 4.26 SQL / SQLnet / MySQL
    28. 4.27 VNC / RDP
    29. 4.28 HTTP(S)
  7. Lesson 5: WAN Technologies
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Packet Switching vs. Circuit Switching
    3. 5.2 Cellular Technologies
    4. 5.3 Frame Relay / ISDN / DSL
    5. 5.4 ATM
    6. 5.5 Cable Modem
    7. 5.6 Metro-Ethernet
    8. 5.7 MPLS
    9. 5.8 Satellite
  8. Lesson 5: WAN Technologies
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Copper Cable
    3. 6.2 Fiber Cable
    4. 6.3 Copper Connectors
    5. 6.4 Fiber Connectors
    6. 6.5 Crossover Cables
    7. 6.6 Cabling Tools
    8. 6.7 Termination Points and EIA-TIA Wiring Standards
    9. 6.8 Media Converters
  9. Module 2: Part 2: LAN Technologies
    1. Module introduction
  10. Lesson 7: Ethernet Switch Operation
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Switch Forwarding Logic (Unicast / Multicast/ Broadcast)
    3. 7.2 Port Mirroring for Traffic Analysis
    4. 7.3 Broadcast Storms / Loop Prevention
    5. 7.4 Spanning Tree Protocol
    6. 7.5 VLAN Configuration
    7. 7.6 Link Aggregation
    8. 7.7 Trunking
    9. 7.8 Spaning Tree Protocol Advanced
    10. 7.9 STP Performance Tuning and Troubleshooing
    11. 7.10 Distributed Switching
  11. Lesson 8: Wireless LAN
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Wireless LAN Standards
    3. 8.2 RF Primer
    4. 8.3 Wireless LAN Antennas
    5. 8.4 Wireless LAN Components
    6. 8.5 Wireless LAN Security
    7. 8.6 Wireless Site Survey
    8. 8.7 Wireless Router Setup
    9. 8.8 Wireless Troubleshooting
  12. Module 3: Part 3: Networking Addresses and Forwarding Mechanics
    1. Module introduction
  13. Lesson 9: IPv4 Network Addressing
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Binary Introduction
    3. 9.2 Hexadecimal Introduction
    4. 9.3 MAC Addresses
    5. 9.4 IPv4 Addresses
    6. 9.5 Private Addresses
    7. 9.6 Public Addresses
    8. 9.7 NAT / PAT / Overload
    9. 9.8 Subnetting Introduction
    10. 9.9 Subnetting Operations
    11. 9.10 Subnetting Exercise A
    12. 9.11 Subnetting Exercise B
    13. 9.12 Subnetting Exercise C
    14. 9.13 Subnetting Exercise D
    15. 9.14 Subnetting Exercise E
    16. 9.15 Subnetting Exercise F
    17. 9.16 Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
    18. 9.17 Loopback Addressing
    19. 9.18 Multicast
    20. 9.19 Directed Broadcast
    21. 9.20 Anycast
    22. 9.21 IP Address Management (IPAM)
  14. Lesson 10: IPv6 Networks
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 IPv6 Address Format
    3. 10.2 Link Local Address
    4. 10.3 IPv6 Global Unicast
    5. 10.4 IPv6 Address Planning
    6. 10.5 Stateless Addresss Auto-Configuration
    7. 10.6 EUI-64
    8. 10.7 Hierarchical Routing
    9. 10.8 Coexisting with IPv4
    10. 10.9 Dual Stack
    11. 10.10 IPv6 Tunneling
    12. 10.11 IPv6 Security
    13. 10.12 IPv6 in the Real World
  15. Lesson 11: IP Routing
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Intelligent Forwarding Operations
    3. 11.2 Gateway Redundancy
    4. 11.3 Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
    5. 11.4 Open Shortest Path First (OSPF): Introduction
    6. 11.5 OSPF Areas
    7. 11.6 Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
    8. 11.7 Border Gateway Protocol (BGP): Introduction
    9. 11.8 Interior Border Gateway Protocol (iBGP)
    10. 11.9 Exterior Border Gateway Protocol (eBGP)
    11. 11.10 Route Redistribution
  16. Module 4: Part 4: Advanced Networking Concepts
    1. Module introduction
  17. Lesson 12: Unified Communications Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Unified Communications Introduction
    3. 12.2 UC Challenges
    4. 12.3 QoS: Introduction
    5. 12.4 Classification and Marking
    6. 12.5 Congestion Management
    7. 12.6 Traffic Shaping and Policing
    8. 12.7 Service Level Agreements
    9. 12.8 UC Prodcuts and Solutions
    10. 12.9 VoIP Suite of Protocols
  18. Lesson 13: Virtualization Fundamentals
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Introduction to Virtual Machines
    3. 13.2 Types of Hypervisor
    4. 13.3 Virtual Networking
    5. 13.4 Virtual Appliances
    6. 13.5 Server Infrastructure Primer
    7. 13.6 Storage Infrastructure Primer
    8. 13.7 Cloud Computing
    9. 13.8 Docker
    10. 13.9 Internet of Things (IoT)
    11. 13.10 Virtual Private Server (VPS)
  19. Lesson 14: Network Security
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 A Layered Approach to Security
    3. 14.2 Unauthorized Access
    4. 14.3 DoS Attacks
    5. 14.4 DDoS Attacks
    6. 14.5 Access Control Lists
    7. 14.6 Wireless Attacks
    8. 14.7 Layer 1 Attacks
    9. 14.8 Layer 2 Attacks
    10. 14.9 Layer 3 Attacks
    11. 14.10 Layer 4 Attacks
    12. 14.11 Wireless Network Defense
    13. 14.12 Layer 1 Defense
    14. 14.13 Layer 2 Defense
    15. 14.14 Layer 3 Defense
    16. 14.15 Layer 4 Defense
    17. 14.16 Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA)
    18. 14.17 Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)
    19. 14.18 802.1x
    20. 14.19 Control Plane Policing
    21. 14.20 Human Security
  20. Module 5: Part 5: Network Maintenance
    1. Module introduction
  21. Lesson 15: Network Maintenance
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 15.1 Secure Management: Introduction
    3. 15.2 Out of Band Management
    4. 15.3 SSH: Introduction
    5. 15.4 SSH Configuration
    6. 15.5 SSL/ TLS: Introduction
    7. 15.6 Logging
    8. 15.7 Network Monitoring
    9. 15.8 NetFlow and IPFIX
    10. 15.9 Wireless Monitoring
    11. 15.10 Remote Access Methods
    12. 15.11 Environment Monitoring
    13. 15.12 Plans and Procedures
    14. 15.13 Documentation
    15. 15.14 Agreements
    16. 15.15 Asset Disposal
  22. Lesson 16: Network Troubleshooting
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 16.1 7-Step Troubleshooting
    3. 16.2 Windows Troubleshooting
    4. 16.3 Linux Trobleshooting
    5. 16.4 OSX Troubleshooting
    6. 16.5 Common LAN Issues
    7. 16.6 Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
    8. 16.7 Troubleshooting Network Services
  23. Lesson 17: Final Preparation
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 17.1 Study Tips
    3. 17.2 Test Prep
    4. 17.3 Exam Process
    5. 17.4 What's Next?
  24. Summary
    1. CompTIA Network+ N10-008: Summary

Product information

  • Title: CompTIA Network+ N10-008
  • Author(s): Ryan Lindfield
  • Release date: October 2021
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0137507453