Network+™ Fast Pass

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Get the Perfect Preparation and Review Resource

Network+ Fast Pass is the streamlined tool you need to hone in on the Network+ exam. The accompanying CD-ROM lets you practice, practice, practice, and you'll keep the book--packed with concise, objective-focused coverage and review questions--at your side until the minute you sit down to take the test.

Coverage includes:

  • Media and Topologies: Components, Cabling, Connections, Wireless.

  • Protocols and Standards: the OSI Model, Routing and Addressing Schemes, the TCP/IP Suite, Common Ports, Access and Authentication.

  • Network Implementation: Operating Systems, Security, Fault Tolerance, Disaster Recovery.

  • Network Support: Utilities, Diagnostic Procedures, Remedies, Documentation.

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Table of contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Wiley Publishing, Inc. End-User License Agreement
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Introduction
  6. Domain 1 Media and Topologies
    1. Recognizing Logical and Physical Network Topologies
    2. Specifying the Main Features of Networking Technologies
    3. Specifying the Characteristics of Cable Standards
    4. Recognizing Media Connectors
    5. Recognizing Media Types
    6. Identifying Network Components
    7. Specifying the Characteristics of Wireless Technologies
    8. Identifying Wireless Service Performance Factors
    9. Review Questions
    10. Answers to Review Questions
  7. Domain 2 Protocols and Standards
    1. Identifying a MAC Address and Its Parts
    2. Identifying the Seven Layers of the OSI Model and Their Functions
    3. Identifying the OSI Layers at Which Various Components Operate
    4. Differentiating Between Network Protocols
    5. Identifying the Components and Structure of IP Addresses
    6. Identifying Classful IP Ranges and Their Subnet Masks
    7. Identifying the Purpose of Subnetting
    8. Identifying the Differences Between Public and Private Addressing Schemes
    9. Identifying and Differentiating Between Addressing Methods
    10. Using Protocols in the TCP/IP Suite
    11. Defining the Function of TCP/UDP Ports
    12. Identifying Well-Known Ports Associated with Services and Protocols
    13. Identifying the Purpose of Network Services and Protocols
    14. Identifying the Basic Characteristics of Various WAN Technologies
    15. Identifying the Basic Characteristics of Various Internet Technologies
    16. Defining the Function of Remote Access Protocols and Services
    17. Identifying the Purpose and Function of Various Security Protocols
    18. Identifying Authentication Protocols
    19. Review Questions
    20. Answers to Review Questions
  8. Domain 3 Network Implementation
    1. Identifying Server Operating System Access to Network Resources
    2. Identifying Capabilities Clients Need to Use Network Resources
    3. Identifying Tools Used for Wiring
    4. Configuring a Remote Connection
    5. Identifying the Purpose, Benefits, and Characteristics of Firewalls
    6. Identifying the Purpose, Benefits, and Characteristics of Using a Proxy Service
    7. Determining the Impact of Network Configurations
    8. Identifying the Main Characteristics of VLANs
    9. Identifying Characteristics and Purposes of Extranets and Intranets
    10. Using Antivirus Software
    11. Identifying the Purpose and Characteristics of Fault Tolerance
    12. Identifying the Purpose and Characteristics of Disaster Recovery
    13. Review Questions
    14. Answers to Review Questions
  9. Domain 4 Network Support
    1. Troubleshooting Using the Appropriate Network Utility
    2. Identifying Network Utilities and Their Output
    3. Interpreting Visual Indicators in a Network
    4. Troubleshooting Client Access to Remote Services in a Network
    5. Identifying Common Network Problems
    6. Determining the Impact of Modifying, Adding, or Removing Network Services
    7. Troubleshooting Various Network Topologies
    8. Troubleshooting Various Network Infrastructures
    9. A Troubleshooting Strategy for Network Problems
    10. Review Questions
    11. Answers to Review Questions
  10. Glossary
    1. Numbers
    2. A
    3. B
    4. C
    5. D
    6. E
    7. F
    8. G
    9. H
    10. I
    11. K
    12. L
    13. M
    14. N
    15. O
    16. P
    17. R
    18. S
    19. T
    20. U
    21. V
    22. W
    23. X
    24. Z

Product information

  • Title: Network+™ Fast Pass
  • Author(s): Bill Ferguson
  • Release date: May 2005
  • Publisher(s): Sybex
  • ISBN: 9780782144079