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Preparing for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam



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CompTIA Network+ is a vendor-neutral networking certification that validates the knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot networks. This training course prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam (N10-006), covering wireless and wired network management, mobility, virtualization, security, protocols, standards, and troubleshooting procedures.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare to pass the CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Certification Exam
  • Implement a troubleshooting methodology
  • Integrate appropriate security elements to ensure network availability and optimum performance
  • Deploy, monitor, and maintain wired/wireless networking environments

Important Course Information


  • Working knowledge of networking to the level of:
  • At least nine to 12 months of experience in IT networking
  • CompTIA A+ or equivalent certification

Course Preparation:

  • This course includes the CompTIA Network+ Authorised Exam Cram book

Exam Information:

  • This course includes a voucher to take the CompTIA Network+ exam at any Pearson VUE Test Centre location

Certification Information:

Course Outline

  • Network Fundamentals and Theory

Network troubleshooting methodology

  • Applying the OSI model
  • Exploring network typologies

Data transmission techniques

  • Distinguishing analogue vs. digital
  • Identifying encapsulation techniques
  • Contrasting access methods
  • Defining Network Architecture

Deploying wireless networks

  • Accessing and connecting to the proper SSID
  • Configuring a WLAN infrastructure
  • Analysing antenna patterns
  • Utilising mobile devices

Wired networks

  • Deploying Ethernet networks
  • Configuring DSL and DOCSIS
  • Connecting tagged vs. untagged networks

Addressing and Routing

  • Deploying IPv4 and IPv6
  • Expanding your network using routers
  • Implementing high availability
  • Analysing the network with troubleshooting tools
  • Outlining Network Operations

Managing the infrastructure

  • Connecting to the main distribution frame
  • Installing rack-based equipment
  • Managing the cable plant

Cabling and wiring

  • Evaluating metallic cables with test equipment
  • Installing copper vs. fiber
  • Identifying and applying cable types and characteristics

Monitoring tools

  • Interpreting data with protocol analyzer
  • Gathering data using SNMP
  • Identifying causes of network bottlenecks
  • Network Security

Identifying common network vulnerabilities

  • Comparing risk concepts
  • Analysing attack vectors

Resolving common security issues

  • Identifying a denial of service attack
  • Protecting wireless network traffic
  • Authenticating access to your network

Implementing hardening techniques

  • Deploying ACLs in the enterprise
  • Enabling port-based authentication
  • Disabling unnecessary access
  • Troubleshooting Networks

Exploring repair strategies

  • Defining the CompTIA troubleshooting model
  • Testing the theory to determine cause
  • Verifying full-system functionality

Deploying LAN media

  • Testing for common copper cable faults
  • Correlating test instrument type with capability
  • Cable faults vs. interface faults

Outlining configuration management

  • Mapping out a network diagram
  • Documenting the network infrastructure
  • Baselining network performance
  • Applying Industry Standards and Practices

Wired standards (802.3)

  • Exploring the various Ethernet standards
  • Contrasting UTP vs. fiber Ethernet
  • Listing EIA/TIA cable catagories

Wireless standards (802.11)

  • Contrasting WiFi versions for speed and distance
  • Identifying version type compatibilities

Defining WAN technologies

  • Deploying long-distance networking
  • Comparing business WAN to SOHO (Small Office Home Office) networking
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