Chapter 5

Domain 5.0 Industry Standards, Practices, and Network Theory

COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 5.1 Analyze a scenario and determine the corresponding OSI layer:
    • Layer 1 – Physical
    • Layer 2 – Data Link
    • Layer 3 – Network
    • Layer 4 – Transport
    • Layer 5 – Session
    • Layer 6 – Presentation
    • Layer 7 – Application
  • 5.2 Explain the basics of network theory and concepts.
    • Encapsulation and de-encapsulation
    • Modulation techniques
      • Multiplexing
      • De-multiplexing
      • Analog and digital techniques
      • TDM
    • Numbering systems
      • Binary
      • Hexadecimal
      • Octal
    • Broadband vs. baseband
    • Bit rates vs. baud rate
    • Sampling size
    • CDMA/CD and CSMA/CA
    • Carrier detect/sense
    • Wavelength
    • TCP/IP Suite
      • ICMP
      • UDP
      • TCP
    • Collision
  • 5.3 Given a scenario, deploy the appropriate ...

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