CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition, 1st edition

  • Anthony J. Sequeira, 
  • Michael D. Taylor

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the print title. It does not provide access to the practice test software that accompanies the print book. Access to the companion website, including the "lite" version of the simulator, is available through product registration at PearsonITCertification.com. Follow instructions in the back pages of your eBook.


Learn, prepare, and practice for CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam success with this CompTIA approved Cert Guide from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner.

  • Master CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-ending quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions
  • Learn from more than 60 minutes of video mentoring

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.

The companion website contains a host of tools to help you prepare for the exam, including:

  • The powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of exam-realistic questions. The assessment engine offers you a wealth of customization options and reporting features, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most. 
  • More than 60 minutes of personal video mentoring
  • 40 performance-based exercises to help you prepare for the performance-based questions on the exam
  • The CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Hands-on Lab Simulator Lite software, complete with meaningful exercises that help you hone your hands-on skills
  • An interactive Exam Essentials appendix that quickly recaps all major chapter topics for easy reference
  • A key terms glossary flash card application
  • Memory table review exercises and answers
  • A study planner to help you organize and optimize your study time
  • A 10% exam discount voucher (a $27 value!)

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this CompTIA approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

 

The CompTIA approved study guide helps you master all the topics on the Network+ exam, including:

  • Computer networks and the OSI model
  • Network components
  • Ethernet
  • IP addressing
  • Routing traffic
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Network performance
  • Command-line utilities
  • Network management
  • Network policies and best practices
  • Network security
  • Troubleshooting

Lab Simulator Minimum System Requirements:

Windows: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 with SP1; Intel Pentium III or faster; 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended); 1.5 GB hard disk space; 32-bit color depth at 1024x768 resolution Mac: Apple macOS 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10; Intel Core Duo 1.83 Ghz or faster; 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended); 1.5 GB hard disk space; 32-bit color depth at 1024x768 resolution Other applications installed during installation: Adobe AIR 3.8; Captive JRE 6

Published by Pearson IT Certification (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137459797

Subject: IT Professional

Category: Certification

Table of contents

Introduction xxviii
Chapter 1 Computer Network Fundamentals 3
    Foundation Topics 4
    Defining a Network 4
    Networks Defined by Geography 7
    Networks Defined by Topology 10
    Wireless Topologies 20
    Networks Defined by Resource Location 21
    Real-World Case Study 24
    Summary 25
    Exam Preparation Tasks 25
    Review Questions 26
Chapter 2 The OSI Reference Model 31
    Foundation Topics 32
    The Purpose of Reference Models 32
    Real-World Case Study 56
    Summary 57
    Exam Preparation Tasks 58
    Review Questions 60
Chapter 3 Network Components 63
    Foundation Topics 64
    Media 6
    Network Infrastructure Devices 79
    Specialized Network Devices 91
    Virtual Network Devices 101
        Software-Defined Networking (SDN) 107
    Voice over IP Protocols and Components 107
    Real-World Case Study 108
    Summary 110
    Exam Preparation Tasks 110
    Review Questions 113
Chapter 4 Ethernet Technology 117
    Foundation Topics 118
    Principles of Ethernet 118
    Ethernet Switch Features 126
    Real-World Case Study 145
    Summary 146
    Exam Preparation Tasks 146
    Review Questions 148
Chapter 5 IPv4 and IPv6 Addresses 153
    Foundation Topics 154
    Binary Numbering 154
    IPv4 Addressing 161
    Assigning IPv4 Addresses 166
    Subnetting 176
    IP Version 6 191
    Real-World Case Study 196
    Summary 197
    Exam Preparation Tasks 197
    Review Questions 200
Chapter 6 Routing IP Packets 205
    Foundation Topics 206
    Basic Routing Processes 206
    Sources of Routing Information 209
    Routing Protocol Characteristics 213
    Routing Protocol Examples 218
    Address Translation 220
    Multicast Routing 224
    Real-World Case Study 230
    Summary 231
    Exam Preparation Tasks 232
    Review Questions 234
Chapter 7 Wide Area Networks (WANs) 239
    Foundation Topics 240
    WAN Properties 240
    WAN Technologies 245
    Real-World Case Study 268
    Summary 269
    Exam Preparation Tasks 270
    Review Questions 271
Chapter 8 Wireless Technologies 275
    Foundation Topics 276
    Introducing Wireless LANs 276
    Deploying Wireless LANs 287
    Securing Wireless LANs 292
    Real-World Case Study 298
    Summary 298
    Exam Preparation Tasks 299
    Review Questions 300
Chapter 9 Network Optimization 305
    Foundation Topics 306
    High Availability 306
    QoS Technologies 313
    Case Study: SOHO Network Design 323
    Real-World Case Study 330
    Summary 331
    Exam Preparation Tasks 331
    Review Questions 333
Chapter 10 Command-Line Tools 337
    Foundation Topics 338
    Windows Commands 338
    UNIX Commands 358
    Real-World Case Study 371
    Summary 371
    Exam Preparation Tasks 371
    Review Questions 374
Chapter 11 Network Management 379
    Foundation Topics 380
    Maintenance Tools 380
    Network Documentation 390
    Monitoring Resources and Reports 392
    Remote Access Methods 400
    Real-World Case Study 401
    Summary 402
    Exam Preparation Tasks 402
    Additional Resources 404
    Review Questions 404
Chapter 12 Network Security 409
    Foundation Topics 410
    Security Fundamentals 410
    Categories of Network Attacks 415
    Defending Against Attacks 427
    Remote-Access Security 439
    Firewalls 442
    Virtual Private Networks 447
    Intrusion Detection and Prevention 454
    Real-World Case Study 459
    Summary 460
    Exam Preparation Tasks 461
    Additional Resources 463
    Review Questions 463
Chapter 13 Network Policies and Best Practices 467
    Foundation Topics 468
    Policies 468
    Best Practices 472
    Real-World Case Study 475
    Summary 475
    Exam Preparation Tasks 476
    Additional Resources 477
    Review Questions 477
Chapter 14 Network Troubleshooting 481
    Foundation Topics 482
    Troubleshooting Basics 482
    Physical Layer Troubleshooting 487
    Data Link Layer Troubleshooting 490
    Network Layer Troubleshooting 492
    Wireless Troubleshooting 497
    Specialized Networks 500
    Real-World Case Study 501
    Troubleshooting Scenarios 501
    Summary 522
    Exam Preparation Tasks 523
    Additional Resources 524
    Review Questions 524
Chapter 15 Final Preparation 529
    Tools for Final Preparation 529
    Suggested Plan for Final Review and Study 531
    Strategies for Taking the Exam 533
    Summary 535
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 537
Appendix B CompTIA Network+ N10-07 Cert Guide Exam Updates 547
Glossary 551

 

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Appendix C Memory Tables
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Exam Essentials Interactive Study Guide
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