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networking-essentials-4e : Pearson: Networking Essentials, 4/E

Pearson: Networking Essentials, 4/E
ISBN : 978-1-61691-730-2
Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Network+ certification exam with Networking Essentials 4th edition course. The course covers all the objectives of CompTIA Network+ certification exam and provides expertise and technical knowledge required to identify network limitations and weaknesses; establish basic network design and connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network wireless and wired devices; and implement network security, standards, and protocols.

Here's what you will get

CompTIA Network+ is a globally recognized, foundational-level credential designed for IT professionals, IT network practitioners. CompTIA Network+ exam contains topics that are mostly generic and can apply to networking equipment regardless of vendor. The Network+ exam was designed to test the skills of network technicians with 18 to 24 months of experience in the field. It tests areas of networking technologies such as the definition of a protocol, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and its layers, and the concepts of network design and implementation.

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? There is no official prerequisite for CompTIA N10-006 certification exam, but the candidate should hold CompTIA A+ Certification and nine months of networking experience.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 302
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice, drag and drop, and performance-based questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 90 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 720

(on a scale of 100-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Network+ examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA Network+ certification is valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the networking-essentials-4e, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • IT Cable Installer
  • Network Installer
  • Network Technician
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Network Administrator

Here's what you will learn

  • Organization of the Text
  • Introduction
  • Network Topologies
  • The OSI Model
  • The Ethernet LAN
  • Home Networking
  • Assembling an Office LAN
  • Testing and Troubleshooting A LAN
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Structured Cabling
  • Unshielded Twisted-Pair Cable
  • Terminating CAT6/5E/5 UTP Cables
  • Cable Testing and Certification
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Over Copper
  • Troubleshooting Cabling Systems
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Nature of Light
  • Fiber Attenuation and Dispersion
  • Optical Components
  • Optical Networking
  • Safety
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
  • 802.11 Wireless Networking
  • Bluetooth, WiMAX, RFID, and Mobile Communications
  • Securing Wireless LANs
  • Configuring a Point-To-Multipoint Wireless LAN: A Case Study
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Network Bridge
  • The Network Switch
  • The Router
  • Interconnecting LANs with the Router
  • Configuring the Network Interface—Auto-Negotiation
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The TCP/IP Layers
  • Number Conversion
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Subnet Masks
  • CIDR Blocks
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Router Fundamentals
  • The Console Port Connection
  • The Router's User Exec Mode (Router>)
  • The Router's Privileged Exec Mode (Router#)
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to VLANs
  • Introduction to Switch Configuration
  • Spanning-Tree Protocol
  • Network Management
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Distance Vector Protocols
  • Configuring RIP And RIPv2
  • Link State Protocols
  • Configuring the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Routing Protocol
  • Hybrid Protocols: Configuring the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Line Connection
  • Remote Access
  • Metro Ethernet/Carrier Ethernet
  • Network Services—DHCP and DNS
  • Internet Routing—BGP
  • Analyzing Internet Data Traffic
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Analyzing Computer Networks
  • Analyzing Computer Networks—FTP Data Packets
  • Analyzing Campus Network Data Traffic
  • Troubleshooting the Router Interface
  • Troubleshooting the Switch Interface
  • Troubleshooting Fiber Optics—The OTDR
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Intrusion (How an attacker gains Control of a Network)
  • Denial of Service
  • Security Software and Hardware
  • Introduction to Virtual Private Network
  • Wireless Security
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Safety Standards and Codes
  • Industry Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Policies and Procedures
  • Summary
  • 1.0 Network Architecture
  • 2.0 Network Operations
  • 3.0 Network Security
  • 4.0 Troubleshooting
  • 5.0 Industry standards, practices, and network theory