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CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Training Course

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$250

Everything you need

  • Video-based lessons (17 hours)
  • Interactive lab exercises
  • Self-study quizzes
  • Practice tests
  • 1-year access

Course experts

  • Anthony J. Sequeira

    Best-selling Cisco Press author, trainer, and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE No. 15626)

    Anthony J. Sequeira
  • Kevin Wallace

    Best-selling Cisco Press author and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE No. 7945)

    Kevin Wallace

Overview

Everything you need to prepare for and pass the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam.

Overview

The CompTIA Network N10-007 Training Course course is a complete, self-paced study solution that is designed to fit into your busy schedule. Learn through expert video-based lessons enhanced with hands-on labs, selected readings, self-study quizzes, plus exclusive Pearson Test Prep practice exams to help you determine your preparedness for the exam.

Designed to take you inside Network+ concepts in a unique and interactive way, CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Training Course will help you master the foundational networking topics that will help you succeed on the exam and on the job.

The CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Training Course covers the full range of topics on the exam, including protocol reference models; network devices, topologies, and services; WAN technologies; network cables and connectors; network design; LAN technologies; network addressing and routing; unified communication; virtualization; network security; and network maintenance.

Course includes

  • 17 hours of video-based lessons enhanced with selected readings curated by industry experts
  • Hands-on labs to simulate real-world environments
  • Self-study quizzes to test your progress as you work through the course
  • Flash cards to study key terms
  • Exclusive Pearson Test Prep practice exams to determine your preparedness for the exam

What you will learn

  • Fundamental networking concepts, such as protocol reference models, network devices and theory, network topologies, and network services
  • WAN technologies including ISDN, Frame Relay, PPP, MPLS, Metro-Ethernet, and more
  • How to work with different network cables and connectors
  • Network design considerations
  • Switch and wireless LAN configuration
  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • Routing fundamentals including RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP routing protocols; HSRP and VRRP; route aggregation; and routing metrics
  • Unified communications, Voice over IP (VoIP), video, and QoS
  • Virtualized devices, storage area network technologies (SAN), and cloud technologies
  • Network security attacks, vulnerabilities, policies, defenses, and counter-measures
  • Network monitoring tools and analysis, configuration management, and best practices
  • Network troubleshooting

Skill level

  • Beginner

Who should take this course

  • Anyone interested in obtaining their CompTIA Network+ certification
  • Anyone interested in learning basic networking concepts, configuration, and troubleshooting skills

Course requirements

Although this complete video training product does not assume any prior knowledge of network administration or configuration, you should understand the fundamental purposes of a network and be comfortable working with a computer.

Retake guarantee

Retake guaranteeDidn't pass your certification exam on your first try? We'll give you six months' continued access at no cost.

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Course experts

  • Kevin Wallace - Author, network specialist, and technical trainer

    Kevin Wallace

    With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin Wallace (CCIEx2 #7945) has been a Network Design Specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, a Network Manager at Eastern Kentucky University, an instructor for Cisco Learning Partners, an author of multiple Cisco Press books, and a Distinguished Speaker at Cisco Live. Currently, Kevin owns and operates Kevin Wallace Training, LLC (kwtrain.com), a provider of self-paced training materials that simplify computer networking.

  • Anthony Sequeira - Author and technical trainer

    Anthony Sequeira

    Anthony Sequeira (CCIE #15626) began his IT career in 1994 with IBM in Tampa, Florida. He quickly formed his own computer consultancy, Computer Solutions, and then discovered his true passion—teaching and writing about Microsoft, Cisco, and networking technologies.

Course outline

  1. Overview
  1. Part 1: Introduction
  2. Module 1: Protocols and Reference Modules
    1. Module 1 Learning Objectives
    2. 1.1 The OSI Model
    3. Module 1 Interactive Exercise
    4. 1.2 The DoD Model
    5. 1.3 IP, ICMP, UDP, and TCP
    6. 1.4 Protocol Data Units (PDUs)
    7. 1.5 Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU)
    8. 1.6 Port and Protocols
  3. Module 1: Review
    1. Module 1 Flashcards
    2. Module 1 Quiz
  4. Module 1: Interactive Labs
  5. Module 2: Network Devices and Theory
    1. Module 2 Learning Objectives
    2. 2.1 Analog Modems
    3. 2.2 Hubs. Switches, and Routers
    4. 2.3 Collision Domains
    5. 2.4 Broadcast Domains
    6. 2.5 CSMA/CD vs CSMA/CA
    7. Module 2 Interactive Exercise
    8. 2.6 Wireless Access Points
    9. 2.7 Firewalls
    10. 2.8 Firewall with a DMZ
    11. 2.9 Intrusion Detection Devices
    12. 2.10 VPN Concentrators
    13. 2.11 Load Balancers
    14. 2.12 Advanced Filtering Appliances
    15. 2.13 More Network Appliances
  6. Module 2: Review
    1. Module 2 Flashcards
    2. Module 2 Quiz
  7. Module 2: Interactive Labs
  8. Module 3: Network Topologies
    1. Module 3 Learning Objectives
    2. 3.1 Star
    3. 3.2 Mesh
    4. 3.3 Ring
    5. 3.4 Bus
    6. 3.5 Logical and Physical Topologies
    7. 3.6 Point-to-Point
    8. 3.7 Point-to-Multipoint
    9. 3.8 Hybrid
    10. 3.9 Client-Server
    11. 3.10 Peer-to-Peer
    12. 3.11 LAN
    13. 3.12 WAN
    14. 3.13 MAN
    15. 3.14 CAN
    16. 3.15 PAN
    17. 3.16 WLAN
    18. Module 3 Interactive Exercise
  9. Module 3: Review
    1. Module 3 Flashcards
    2. Module 3 Quiz
  10. Module 3: Interactive Labs
  11. Module 4: Network Services
    1. Module 4 Learning Objectives
    2. 4.1 Virtual Private Networks
    3. 4.2 Dynamic Multipoint VPNs
    4. 4.3 Web Services
    5. 4.4 Voice Services
    6. 4.5 DHCP
    7. 4.6 DNS
    8. 4.7 NAT
    9. 4.8 NTP
    10. 4.9 SDN
    11. 4.10 IoT
    12. 4.11 SIP Trunks
    13. Module 4 Interactive Exercise
  12. Module 4: Review
    1. Module 4 Flashcards
    2. Module 4 Quiz
  13. Module 4: Interactive Labs
  14. Module 5: WAN Technologies
    1. Module 5 Learning Objectives
    2. 5.1 Packet Switched vs. Circuit Switched Networks
    3. 5.2 Cellular Technologies
    4. 5.3 Frame Relay
    5. 5.4 ATM
    6. 5.5 Satellite
    7. 5.6 DSL
    8. 5.7 Cable
    9. 5.8 PPP
    10. 5.9 PPPoE
    11. 5.10 Leased Lines
    12. 5.11 ISDN
    13. 5.12 MPLS
    14. 5.13 Metro-Ethernet
    15. Module 5 Interactive Exercise
  15. Module 5: Review
    1. Module 5 Flashcards
    2. Module 5 Quiz
  16. Module 5: Interactive Labs
  17. Module 6: Network Cables and Connectors
    1. Module 6 Learning Objectives
    2. 6.1 Copper Cables
    3. 6.2 Fiber Cables
    4. 6.3 Copper Connectors
    5. 6.4 Fiber Connectors
    6. 6.5 Media Converters
    7. 6.6 Transceivers
    8. 6.7 Termination Points
    9. 6.8 Cabling Tools
    10. 6.9 EIA-TIA 568 Standards
    11. 6.10 Straight-Through vs. Crossover Cables
    12. 6.11 Ethernet Standards
    13. Module 6 Interactive Exercise
  18. Module 6: Review
    1. Module 6 Flashcards
    2. Module 6 Quiz
  19. Module 6: Interactive Labs
  1. Part 2: Introduction
  2. Module 7: Ethernet Switch Operation
    1. Module 7 Learning Objectives
    2. 7.1 VLAN Theory
    3. 7.2 Trunking Theory
    4. 7.3 Power over Ethernet
    5. 7.4 SPANNING TREE PROTOCOL
    6. 7.4.1 Introduction to STP
    7. 7.4.2 STP Port States
    8. 7.4.3 STP Practice Exercise
    9. 7.4.4 STP Convergence Times
    10. 7.4.5 STP Variants
    11. 7.5 Port Mirroring
    12. 7.6 Distributed Switching
    13. 7.7 Jumbo Frames
    14. Module 7 Interactive Exercise
  3. Module 7: Review
    1. Module 7 Flashcards
    2. Module 7 Quiz
  4. Module 7: Interactive Labs
  5. Module 8: Wireless LAN Operation
    1. Module 8 Learning Objectives
    2. 8.1 Introduction to Wireless LANs (WLANs)
    3. 8.2 WLAN Antennas
    4. 8.3 Wireless Range Extenders
    5. 8.4 WLAN Frequencies and Channels
    6. 8.5 WLAN Standards
    7. 8.6 SOHO Wireless Router Setup
    8. Module 8 Interactive Exercise
  6. Module 8: Review
    1. Module 8 Flashcards
    2. Module 8 Quiz
  7. Module 8: Interactive Labs
  1. Part 3: Introduction
  2. Module 9: Network Addressing
    1. Module 9 Learning Objectives
    2. 9.1 MAC Addresses
    3. 9.2 IPV4 ADDRESSES
    4. 9.2.1 Binary Numbering
    5. 9.2.2 IPv4 Address Formatting
    6. 9.2.3 Address Classes
    7. 9.2.4 Private vs. Public IPv4 Addresses
    8. 9.2.5 IPv4 Unicast
    9. 9.2.6 IPv4 Broadcast
    10. 9.2.7 IPv4 Multicast
    11. 9.2.8 The Need for Subnetting
    12. 9.2.9 Calculating Available Subnets
    13. 9.2.10 Calculating Available Hosts
    14. 9.2.11 Subnetting Practice Exercise #1
    15. 9.2.12 Subnetting Practice Exercise #2
    16. 9.2.13 Subnetting Practice Exercise #3
    17. 9.2.14 Calculating Usable Ranges of IPv4 Addresses
    18. 9.2.15 Subnetting Practice Exercise #4
    19. 9.2.16 Subnetting Practice Exercise #5
    20. 9.2.17 Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
    21. 9.3 IPV6 ADDRESSES
    22. 9.3.1 IPv6 Address Format
    23. 9.3.2 Shortening an IPv6 Address
    24. 9.3.3 IPv6 Address—Practice Exercise
    25. 9.3.4 Global Unicast
    26. 9.3.5 IPv6 Multicast
    27. 9.3.6 Link Local
    28. 9.3.7 Unique Local
    29. 9.3.8 Loopback
    30. 9.3.9 Unspecified
    31. 9.3.10 Solicited-Node Multicast
    32. 9.3.11 EUI-64
    33. 9.3.12 Autoconfiguration
    34. 9.3.13 IPv6 Traffic Flows
    35. 9.4 STRATEGIES TO SUPPORT BOTH IPV4 AND IPV6
    36. 9.4.1 Dual Stack
    37. 9.4.2 Tunneling IPv6 Through an IPv4 Network
    38. 9.4.3 IP Address Management (IPAM)
    39. Module 9 Interactive Exercise #1
    40. Module 9 Interactive Exercise #2
  3. Module 9: Review
    1. Module 9 Flashcards
    2. Module 9 Quiz
  4. Module 9: Interactive Labs
  5. Module 10: Routing Fundamentals
    1. Module 10 Learning Objectives
    2. 10.1 Routing Protocols
    3. 10.2 Packet Flow in a Routed Network
    4. 10.3 RIP
    5. 10.4 OSPF
    6. 10.5 EIGRP
    7. 10.6 BGP
    8. 10.7 Route Redistribution
    9. Module 10 Interactive Exercise
  6. Module 10: Review
    1. Module 10 Flashcards
    2. Module 10 Quiz
  7. Module 10: Interactive Labs
  1. Part 4: Introduction
  2. Module 11: Unified Communication Fundamentals
    1. Module 11 Learning Objectives
    2. 11.1 Voice over IP
    3. 11.2 Video over IP
    4. 11.3 Unified Communications
    5. 11.4 QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS)
    6. 11.4.1 Overview of QoS Mechanisms
    7. 11.4.2 QoS Markings
    8. 11.4.3 Traffic Shaping and Policing
    9. Module 11 Interactive Exercise
  3. Module 11: Review
    1. Module 11 Flashcards
    2. Module 11 Quiz
  4. Module 11: Interactive Labs
  5. Module 12: Virtualization Fundamentals
    1. Module 12 Learning Objectives
    2. 12.1 Virtualized Devices
    3. 12.2 Virtual IP
    4. 12.3 Storage Area Network (SAN) Technologies
    5. 12.4 Using InfiniBand for SANs
    6. 12.5 Cloud Technologies
    7. 12.6 Accessing Cloud Services
    8. Module 12 Interactive Exercise
  6. Module 12: Review
    1. Module 12 Flashcards
    2. Module 12 Quiz
  7. Module 12: Interactive Labs
  8. Module 13: Network Security
    1. Module 13 Learning Objectives
    2. 13.1 General Security and Availability Issues
    3. 13.2 Common Network Attacks
    4. 13.3 Unauthorized Access Attacks
    5. 13.4 Common Defense Strategies
    6. 13.5 Switch Port Defense
    7. 13.6 Access Control Lists
    8. 13.7 Wireless Security Options
    9. 13.8 AAA
    10. 13.9 User Authentication
    11. 13.10 Physical Security
    12. 13.11 Forensic Concepts
    13. 13.12 Device Hardening
    14. 13.13 Mitigating Network Threats
    15. Module 13 Interactive Exercise
  9. Module 13: Review
    1. Module 13 Flashcards
    2. Module 13 Quiz
  10. Module 13: Interactive Labs
  1. Part 5: Introduction
  2. Module 14: Network Monitoring Tools and Analysis
    1. Module 14 Learning Objectives
    2. 14.1 Device Monitoring Tools
    3. 14.2 SNMP
    4. 14.3 Remote Access Methods
    5. 14.4 Environment Monitoring
    6. 14.5 Wireless Network Monitoring
    7. Module 14 Interactive Exercise
  3. Module 14: Review
    1. Module 14 Flashcards
    2. Module 14 Quiz
  4. Module 14: Interactive Labs
  5. Module 15: Network Best Practices
    1. Module 15 Learning Objectives
    2. 15.1 Safety Procedures
    3. 15.2 Wiring Management
    4. 15.3 Power Management
    5. 15.4 Rack Management
    6. 15.5 Change Control
    7. 15.6 High Availability
    8. 15.7 Disaster Recovery
    9. 15.8 Standards, Policies, and Rules
    10. 15.9 Documentation
    11. Module 15 Interactive Exercise
  6. Module 15: Review
    1. Module 15 Flashcards
    2. Module 15 Quiz
  7. Module 15: Interactive Labs
  8. Module 16: Network Troubleshooting
    1. Module 16 Learning Objective
    2. 16.1 7-Step Troubleshooting Methodology
    3. 16.2 CLI Troubleshooting Utilities
    4. 16.3 Common LAN Issues
    5. 16.4 Common Wireless LAN Issues
    6. 16.5 Common Network Service Issues
    7. Module 16 Interactive Exercise
  9. Module 16: Review
    1. Module 16 Flashcards
    2. Module 16 Quiz
  10. Module 16: Interactive Labs
  1. Module 17: Final Preparation
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 17.1 How to Register for the Exam
    3. 17.2 Study Strategies
    4. 17.3 What to do on Exam Day
    5. 17.4 Final Preparation Review

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