Chapter 2

Domain 2 Network Installation and Configuration

COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 2.1 Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches.
    • Routing tables
    • NAT
    • PAT
    • VLAN (trunking)
    • Managed vs. unmanaged
    • Interface configurations
      • Full duplex
      • Half duplex
      • Port speeds
      • IP addressing
      • MAC filtering
    • PoE
    • Traffic filtering
    • Diagnostics
    • VTP configuration
    • QoS
    • Port mirroring
  • 2.2 Given a scenario, install and configure a wireless network.
    • WAP placement
    • Antenna types
    • Interference
    • Frequencies
    • Channels
    • Wireless standards
    • SSID (enable/disable)
    • Compatibility (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  • 2.3 Explain the purpose and properties of DHCP.
    • Static vs. dynamic IP addressing
    • Reservations
    • Scopes
    • Leases
    • Options (DNS servers, suffixes)

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