Chapter 8

IP Subnetting, Troubleshooting IP, and Introduction to NAT

The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 1.3 Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing
    • Classless (CIDR)
    • Subnetting
  • 2.1 Given a scenario, install and configure routers and switches.
    • NAT
    • PAT

This chapter’s focus will really zoom in on IP addressing to ensure that you have it nailed down tight. This is an integral aspect of networking, and it’s important to your success on the exams and as a professional too!

We’ll start with subnetting an IP network. You’re going to have to really apply yourself because it takes time and practice in order to do subnetting correctly and quickly. So be patient and do whatever it takes to get ...

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