CompTIA Network+ Certification Guide (Exam N10-008): Unleash Your Full Potential as A Network Administrator

  • 8h 48m
  • Eithne Hogan
  • BPB Publications
  • 2023

The CompTIA Network+ Certification Guide (Exam N10-008) is designed to assist you in learning and mastering the content of the Network+ exam while preparing for CompTIA's valuable network certification.

The main focus of this book revolves around the duties and responsibilities associated with being an entry-level network administrator. It provides you with the essential set of skills required to proficiently handle tasks such as installing, configuring, maintaining, and monitoring network hardware and software. Additionally, it effectively teaches you how to utilize troubleshooting tools to resolve network issues. The book also places significant emphasis on the importance of network security within the broader context of network operations.

By the end of the book, you will have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the Network+ exam content and will be well-prepared to obtain CompTIA's valuable network certification.

KEY FEATURES

  • Develop confidence and proficiency in various networking tasks and responsibilities.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of essential network concepts, including networks, security, and cloud computing.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply troubleshooting methodologies in network environments.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the OSI Model and its relevance in networking.
  • Learn how to effectively work with IP addressing and subnetting for efficient network configuration.
  • Adhere to business plans, policies, and procedures to ensure smooth network administration.
  • Learn about network performance monitoring techniques and strategies.
  • Explore security concepts, vulnerabilities, threats, and attacks, and learn network hardening techniques to safeguard against potential risks.

WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR

This book is designed for individuals who aspire to pursue a rewarding career in network administration. It caters to those who are interested in entering the field and aim to acquire the essential knowledge and skills necessary for success. Additionally, it serves as a valuable resource for emerging Network Support Technicians who are currently working in or transitioning into this role.

About the Author

With over 28 years’ experience as an educator, Eithne Hogan has accomplished a wide diversity of roles. She is currently the coordinator of the Datacenter Academy Program supported by Microsoft, in the college she teaches in. With Microsoft’s partnership and expertise, there is a fully functional 3 rack mini scale datacenter lab in the college, which was built in November 2019, to support the teaching and learning of datacenter technologies and server administration to aspiring technicians. Eithne is the coordinator and instructor of this program and coordinates the traineeship. She is also is a part-time lecturer in other higher education universities, and delivers the content of several CompTIA certifications there. Additionally, she currently manages the college’s local Cisco Network Academy, personally holding certificates of recognition in Instructor Excellence and 9 years of active service and participation. Furthermore, the CompTIA Academy partnership is now operational 23 years in the college. Eithne oversees this affiliation. Regarding IT, Eithne has written and developed curriculum that is nationally recognised and delivered. This curriculum includes network infrastructure, network topologies, network administration, and switching, routing and wireless technologies. Eithne is the Digital Lead for the community college and alongside other colleagues, she collaborates and drives the transformation to the digital landscape in teaching and learning practices.

In this Book

  • Coloured Images
  • The OSI Model
  • Network Topologies
  • Cables and Connectors
  • IP Addressing and Subnetting
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Implementing and Troubleshooting Network Services
  • Data Center Technologies
  • Cloud Concepts
  • Managing Network Devices
  • Managing Switching Protocols
  • Managing Routing Protocols
  • Installing and Configuring Wireless Technologies
  • Managing and Monitoring a Network
  • Policies and Procedures in Practice
  • Resilience, Fault Tolerance, and Recovery
  • Security Concepts
  • Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Attacks
  • Network Hardening Techniques
  • Remote Management
  • Implementing Physical Security
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Cable Connectivity
  • Network Utilities
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Networks
  • Troubleshooting General Networking Issues
  • Network + Practice Exams
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