Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exam N10-007), 5th Edition

Book description

Practice the Skills Essential for a Successful IT Career

•80+ lab exercises challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies
•Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results
•Step-by-step scenarios require you to think critically
•Key term quizzes help build your vocabulary

Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+® Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Editioncovers:
•Network models
•Cabling and topology
•Ethernet basics and modern Ethernet
•Installing a physical network
•TCP/IP
•Routing
•Network naming
•Advanced networking devices
•IPv6
•Remote connectivity
•Wireless networking
•Virtualization and cloud computing
•Mobile networking
•Building a real-world network
•Managing risk
•Protecting your network
•Network monitoring and troubleshooting

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Additional Resources for Teachers
  8. Chapter 1 Network Models
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 1.01: Exploring Network Hardware
    3. Lab Exercise 1.02: Understanding the Data Delivery Process
    4. Lab Exercise 1.03: Examining the Layers of the OSI Seven-Layer Model
    5. Lab Exercise 1.04: Preparing a Presentation of the OSI Seven-Layer Model
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  9. Chapter 2 Cabling and Topology
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 2.01: Identifying Network Topologies
    3. Lab Exercise 2.02: Determining Network Cabling Requirements
    4. Lab Exercise 2.03: Governing Bodies, Part 1
    5. Lab Exercise 2.04: Industry Standards
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  10. Chapter 3 Ethernet Basics
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 3.01: The 802.3 Working Group and Standards
    3. Lab Exercise 3.02: CSMA/CD—Past and Present
    4. Lab Exercise 3.03: Building an Ethernet Patch Cable
    5. Lab Exercise 3.04: Understanding the Differences Between Cat 5e and Cat 6/6A
    6. Lab Exercise 3.05: Enhancing the Performance of Ethernet Networks
    7. Lab Exercise 3.06: Exploring the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    8. Lab Analysis
    9. Key Term Quiz
  11. Chapter 4 Modern Ethernet
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 4.01: Understanding Ethernet Standards
    3. Lab Exercise 4.02: Ethernet Network Design: Implementing Switches
    4. Lab Exercise 4.03: Beyond Gigabit Ethernet: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
    5. Lab Exercise 4.04: Beyond 10 Gigabit Ethernet: 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  12. Chapter 5 Installing a Physical Network
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 5.01: Examining Structured Network Cabling
    3. Lab Exercise 5.02: Implementing a Small Network Infrastructure
    4. Lab Exercise 5.03: Installing Switches, Network Adapters, and PCs
    5. Lab Exercise 5.04: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
    6. Lab Exercise 5.05: Field Trip: A Visit with the IT Department
    7. Lab Analysis
    8. Key Term Quiz
  13. Chapter 6 TCP/IP Basics
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 6.01: Diagramming the IP Address and Subnet Mask
    3. Lab Exercise 6.02: Configuring IP Addresses and Subnet Masks
    4. Lab Exercise 6.03: Configuring Subnetting
    5. Lab Exercise 6.04: Local vs. Remote IP Addresses: The Function of the Default Gateway
    6. Lab Exercise 6.05: Packet Sniffing; IP Addresses and MAC Addresses Working Together
    7. Lab Exercise 6.06: Static IP Addressing vs. Dynamic IP Addressing
    8. Lab Exercise 6.07: Configuring and Testing a DHCP Client and a DHCP Server
    9. Lab Analysis
    10. Key Term Quiz
  14. Chapter 7 Routing
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 7.01: Governing Bodies, Part 2
    3. Lab Exercise 7.02: Installing and Configuring Routers
    4. Lab Exercise 7.03: Exploring NAT and Port Forwarding
    5. Lab Exercise 7.04: Configuring Multiple Routers and Implementing Dynamic Routing
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  15. Chapter 8 TCP/IP Applications
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 8.01: Transport Layer and Network Layer Protocols
    3. Lab Exercise 8.02: Analyzing TCP/IP Ports and Associations
    4. Lab Exercise 8.03: HTTP and Ports
    5. Lab Exercise 8.04: FTP and Ports
    6. Lab Exercise 8.05: The TCP Three-Way Handshake in Action
    7. Lab Analysis
    8. Key Term Quiz
  16. Chapter 9 Network Naming
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 9.01: DNS Resolver Cache
    3. Lab Exercise 9.02: Using the hosts File for Name Resolution
    4. Lab Exercise 9.03: nslookup
    5. Lab Exercise 9.04: DNS Client and DNS Server in Action
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  17. Chapter 10 Securing TCP/IP
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 10.01: Evaluating Digital Signatures
    3. Lab Exercise 10.02: Configuring and Using GPG Encryption
    4. Lab Exercise 10.03: Analyzing Secure TCP/IP Ports and Associations
    5. Lab Analysis
    6. Key Term Quiz
  18. Chapter 11 Advanced Networking Devices
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 11.01: Exploring Network Terms
    3. Lab Exercise 11.02: Encrypting Through a VPN
    4. Lab Exercise 11.03: Configuring VLANs on a Switch
    5. Lab Exercise 11.04: Exploring Network Protection
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  19. Chapter 12 IPv6
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 12.01: IPv6 Facts, Figures, and Dates
    3. Lab Exercise 12.02: IPv6 Terminology
    4. Lab Exercise 12.03: IPv6 Address Notation Shortcuts
    5. Lab Exercise 12.04: IPv6 Configuration and Communication
    6. Lab Exercise 12.05: IPv6 Tunnel Broker
    7. Lab Analysis
    8. Key Term Quiz
  20. Chapter 13 Remote Connectivity
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 13.01: Identifying WAN Technologies
    3. Lab Exercise 13.02: Explore the “Last Mile”
    4. Lab Exercise 13.03: Using Remote Desktop Connection
    5. Lab Exercise 13.04: Using Windows Remote Assistance
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  21. Chapter 14 Wireless Networking
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 14.01: Wireless Standards and Security
    3. Lab Exercise 14.02: Planning the Wireless Network
    4. Lab Exercise 14.03: Configuring Wireless Networking
    5. Lab Exercise 14.04: Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  22. Chapter 15 Virtualization and Cloud Computing
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 15.01: Identifying Virtualization Technologies
    3. Lab Exercise 15.02: Installing and Configuring VMware Workstation Player
    4. Lab Exercise 15.03: Sending Network Traffic Between the Host System and VM
    5. Lab Exercise 15.04: Sending Network Traffic from the VM to the Internet
    6. Lab Exercise 15.05: Cloud Computing with Google Drive
    7. Lab Analysis
    8. Key Term Quiz
  23. Chapter 16 Mobile Networking
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 16.01: Cellular, Bluetooth, and Other Mobile Technologies
    3. Lab Exercise 16.02: Controlling Users’ Mobile Devices
    4. Lab Analysis
    5. Key Term Quiz
  24. Chapter 17 Building a Real-World Network
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 17.01: Configuration Management Documentation
    3. Lab Exercise 17.02: Industrial Control Systems
    4. Lab Analysis
    5. Key Term Quiz
  25. Chapter 18 Managing Risk
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 18.01: Security Policies
    3. Lab Exercise 18.02: User Training
    4. Lab Exercise 18.03: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
    5. Lab Analysis
    6. Key Term Quiz
  26. Chapter 19 Protecting Your Network
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 19.01: Identifying Common Threats
    3. Lab Exercise 19.02: Implementing and Managing User Authentication
    4. Lab Exercise 19.03: Exploring Hardware Firewalls
    5. Lab Exercise 19.04: Configuring Windows Defender Firewall
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  27. Chapter 20 Network Monitoring
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 20.01: Understanding SNMP
    3. Lab Exercise 20.02: Monitoring Performance and Connectivity
    4. Lab Exercise 20.03: Understanding SIEM
    5. Lab Analysis
    6. Key Term Quiz
  28. Chapter 21 Network Troubleshooting
    1. Lab Exercises
    2. Lab Exercise 21.01: Identifying the Troubleshooting Process
    3. Lab Exercise 21.02: Identifying Hardware Troubleshooting Tools
    4. Lab Exercise 21.03: Using Software Troubleshooting Tools
    5. Lab Exercise 21.04: Exploring Vulnerability Scanners
    6. Lab Analysis
    7. Key Term Quiz
  29. Glossary
  30. Index

Product information

  • Title: Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exam N10-007), 5th Edition
  • Author(s): Mike Meyers, Jonathan S. Weissman
  • Release date: July 2018
  • Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 9781260121216