Chapter 3

Networking Topologies, Connectors, and Wiring Standards

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA NETWORK+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 1.0 Network architecture
  • 1.5 Install and properly terminate various cable types and connectors using appropriate tools
    • Copper connectors
      • RJ-11
      • RJ-45
      • RJ-48C
      • DB-9/RS-232
      • DB-25
      • UTP coupler
      • BNC coupler
      • BNC
      • F-connector
      • 110 block
      • 66 block
    • Copper cables
      • Shielded vs unshielded
      • CAT3, CAT5, CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6a
      • PVC vs plenum
      • RG-59
      • RG-6
      • Straight-through vs crossover vs rollover
    • Fiber connectors
      • ST
      • SC
      • LC
      • MTRJ
      • FC
      • Fiber coupler
    • Fiber cables
      • Single mode
      • Multimode
      • APC vs UPC
    • Media converters
      • Single mode fiber Ethernet
      • Multimode fiber Ethernet
      • Fiber coaxial
      • Single mode multimode fiber
  • 4.8 Given a scenario, troubleshoot ...

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