CompTIA Network+ (N10-005)


Program Description


The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer. Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians. It is a technical prerequisite option for IT technicians seeking to join the Apple Consultants Network and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense. Network+ is the next logical step from A+ to build your skills in the arena of network infrastructure and support.

Course Syllabus

Module 1 – Networking Concepts

Section 1 – Models and Devices

  • Logical vs Physical

  • The OSI Model

  • The TCP/IP Model

  • OSI vs TCP Models

  • Common Devices

  • Bridges

  • Routing and Switching

  • Routing Terms

  • Routing Protocols

  • Switching

  • Summary

Section 2 – Network Addressing

  • Addressing

  • IPV4 and IPV6 Examples

  • IPV4 Classes/Ranges

  • IPV4 Private Address Spaces

  • Special Addresses

  • Binary Primer

  • Classful Addresses

  • Subnetting Basics

  • Classless Addresses

  • Summary

Section 3 – Ports, Protocols, and DNS

  • Ports and Protocols

  • Common Ports

  • Common Protocols

  • Domain Name System

  • Google Servers

  • Record Types

  • Recursive Query

  • Iterative Query

  • Disabling Recursion

  • Summary

Section 4 – Virtual Networks and Troubleshooting

  • Virtual Networks

  • VN Components

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • OSI/TCP Models

  • Ping Demo

  • IPconfig Demo

  • NSlookup Demo

  • NetStat Demo

  • Terminal Demo

  • TelNet Demo

  • Putty Demo

  • Utilities Demo

  • Summary

Module 2 – Installation and Configuration

Section 1 – Switches and Routers

  • Basics

  • Switches

  • Routers

  • Hardware

  • Router and Switch Problems

  • Summary

Section 2 – Wireless

  • Wireless Installation Concepts

  • Wireless Standards

  • Common Wireless Problems

  • Field Experience

  • Summary

Section 3 – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • Basics

  • Process

  • DHCP Options Demo

  • Summary

Section 4 – Small Office/Home Office

  • SOHO Requirements

  • Cable Requirements

  • Device Requirements

  • Equipment Limitations

  • Compatibility Requirements

  • Summary

Module 3 – Media and Topologies

Section 1 – Standard Media and Connectors

  • Types and Properties

  • Transmission Speeds

  • Plenum and Broadband

  • Media Converters

  • Standard Connectors

  • Copper Connectors

  • Ethernet Cables

  • Physical Problems

  • Summary

Section 2 – Wide and Local Area Networks

  • WAN Types

  • WAN Properties

  • LAN Types

  • LAN Properties

  • Wiring Distribution Components

  • Summary

Section 3 – Network Topologies

  • Standards

  • Channelization

  • Latency

  • Network Topologies

  • Star and Hybrid

  • PTP

  • MPLS

  • Summary

  • Topologies Demo

  • Home Office Demo

  • Cloud/NaaS Demo

  • Small Office Demo

  • Medium Office Demo

Module 4 – Network Management

Section 1 – Documentation and Monitoring

  • Documentation

  • Configuration Management

  • Network Monitoring

  • Network Appliances

  • Summary

Section 2 – Hardware and Software

  • Hardware Tools

  • Software Tools

  • Summary

Section 3 – Performance Optimization

  • Reasons

  • Methods

  • Summary

Module 5 – Network Security

Section 1 – Wireless Security

  • Encryption Keys

  • Symmetric Key

  • Asymmetric Key

  • Wireless Encryption

  • Filtering

  • Device Placement

  • Summary

Section 2 – Network Access

  • Access Control List

  • Tunneling/Encryption

  • Remote Access

  • Authentication

  • Summary

Section 3 – Threats and Mitigation

  • Wireless

  • Attack Types

  • Viruses

  • Mitigation

  • Summary

Section 4 – Appliances and Physical Security

  • Firewalls

  • Rules

  • Appliances

  • Physical Security

  • Summary

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Last updated Feb 2018

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