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

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

by Anthony Sequeira, Michael TaylorAnthony Sequeira


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CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide, Deluxe Edition contains proven study features that enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. Expert instructor Anthony Sequeira shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improves both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills, essential for successful completion of the performance-based testing items on the exam. This complete, CompTIA-approved study package includes the following:

  • A test-preparation routine proven to help you pass the exam approved by CompTIA
  • Clearly defined chapter learning objectives covering all N10-007 exam topics
  • Chapter-ending review questions and exam preparation exercises, which help you drill on key concepts youmust know thoroughly
  • The powerful Pearson Test Prep practice test software, complete with hundreds of well-reviewed, exam-realistic questions, customization options, and detailed performance reports
  • More than 60 minutes of video mentoring
  • 40 performance-based practice question exercises to help you prepare for the hands-on exam questions
  • A final preparation chapter, which guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your review and test-taking strategies
  • An interactive, exam essentials appendix that quickly recaps all major chapter topics for easy reference
  • A key terms Glossary in both print and on the companion website, which acts as an interactive flash-card application
  • Study plan suggestions and templates to help you organize and optimize your study time

This Deluxe Edition also includes two special features:

  • A free copy of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test. This package provides you access to three eBook files (PDF, EPUB, and Mobi/Kindle format), more than 400 exam-realistic practice test questions, and links from all the questions to the specific sections in the PDF eBook file for detailed explanations and review.
  • A free copy of the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Hands-on Lab Simulator, including 75 hands-on practice labs covering real-world network configuration scenarios in Windows GUI and Cisco router and switch CLI environments, hardware activities, network design exercises, and technology mapping tasks.

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

Pearson Test Prep online system requirements:

Browsers: Chrome version 40 and above; Firefox version 35 and above; Safari version 7; Internet Explorer 10, 11; Microsoft Edge; Opera. Devices: Desktop and laptop computers, tablets running on Android and iOS, smartphones with a minimum screen size of 4.7". Internet access required.

Pearson Test Prep offline system requirements:

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Client; Pentium-class 1 GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download exam databases

In addition to the wealth of content and exam preparation exercises, this edition includes a series of free hands-on exercises to help you master several real-world configuration and troubleshooting activities. These exercises can be performed on the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Hands-on Lab Simulator software included free on the companion website that accompanies this book.

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Hands-on Lab Simulator Minimum System Requirements:

Windows: Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit, all versions), Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit, x86 processors only, all versions), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit, all versions) 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

Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this authorized study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789759825
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 02/19/2018
Series: Pearson IT Cybersecurity Curriculum (ITCC) Series
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 632,200
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Anthony Sequeira 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 networking technologies. Anthony has lectured to massive audiences around the world while working for Mastering Computers. Anthony has never been happier in his career than he is now as a trainer for CBT Nuggets. He is an avid tennis player, a private pilot, a semiprofessional poker player, and loves anything at all to do with technology.

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


Appendix C Memory Tables
Appendix D Memory Tables Answer Key
Appendix E Study Planner
Exam Essentials Interactive Study Guide
Key Terms Flash Cards Application
Instructional Videos
Performance-Based Exercises
CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Hands-on Lab Simulator Lite Software

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