CompTIA Network+: N10-008: CompTIA Network+

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  • 8 Books | 105h 2m
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Prepare to become Network+ certified by acquiring knowledge to design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot a network infrastructure

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CompTIA Network+: OSI Model Layers & Data Encapsulation

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CompTIA Network+: OSI Model Layers & Data Encapsulation
The Open Systems Interconnection, or OSI, model is used to describe how computer systems communicate with each other. Frequently used for troubleshooting network problems, the seven layers of the OSI model are concepts with which all networking professionals should be familiar In this course, you’ll learn about each layer of the OSI model. You’ll outline how human-readable information, such as emails and chat messages, are transferred over a network, as well as the path this information takes along the OSI model. You’ll also examine data encapsulation and decapsulation within the context of the OSI model. You’ll outline characteristics for Ethernet headers, IP headers, and TCP/UDP headers, and learn to differentiate between synchronization (SYN) and acknowledgement (ACK) flags. Lastly, you’ll recognize the primary differences between maximum transmission unit, or MTU, and maximum segment size, or MSS, and how these concepts relate to data being transmitted over a network.
14 videos | 1h 21m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Network Types
Network topologies represent how computers are interconnected to form a network. There are five main network topology types - mesh, star, bus, ring, and hybrid - and each offers unique advantages and disadvantages that technicians need to be aware of. In this course, you'll explore the five topologies in detail and learn when to implement each. You’ll learn about computer networks such as local area networks, metropolitan area networks, and wide area networks. Next, you explore other computer network types including peer-to-peer, client/server, wireless local area network, personal area network, and campus area network. You'll examine Multiprotocol Label Switching and how it can be used as an efficient alternative to traditional Internet Protocol routing. Lastly, you'll learn about common service related entry points, virtual networking concepts, and the common network provider links such as satellite, digital subscriber line, cable, leased line, and metro-optical
17 videos | 1h 51m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Cables & Connectors
Networking cables and connectors are network hardware components that allow devices to connect and communicate with each other. Different types of network cables exist, each offering different standards, limitations, and speeds. In addition to connecting devices, network cables and connectors are essential for transferring data and information between computers, routers, switches, and storage area networks. In this course, you’ll examine common network cabling implementations such as copper and fiber. You'll discover how to differentiate between the different cable types, including twisted pair, coaxial, and twinaxial. You'll also explore the many different connector and transceiver types and learn common cable management responsibilities including working with patch panels and punchdown blocks. Finally, you'll learn how to differentiate between 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T, 10GBASE-T, and 40GBASE-T copper Ethernet standards, as well as the 100BASE-FX, 100BASE-SX, 1000BASE-SX, 1000BASE-LX, 10GBASE-SR, and 10GBASE-LR fiber Ethernet standards. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam
10 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: IP Addressing Schemes and Subnetting
Computers and devices each require a unique identifier, known as an IP address, in order to participate on an IP network. Using a subnet mask, the IP address is divided into a network portion and a host portion. This practice is called subnetting and it allows for an IP network to be logically subdivided or segmented. In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of public and private IP addresses and how to use Network Address Translation and Port Address Translation to translate addresses. Next, you'll examine the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, as well as various types of addresses including unicast, multicast, and anycast. You'll learn the basics of base-2 conversions and binary values and examine classes A, B, C, D, and E, which respectively allow you to portion a network into various different sizes. Finally, you’ll learn about supernetting, a more advanced form of subnetting, as well as IPv6 concepts, subinterfaces, and virtual IP addresses
18 videos | 2h 35m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Well-known Ports & Protocols
In terms of computer networks, protocols are used to provide a required set of rules that enable computers to exchange information. Well-known Internet protocols include Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, User Datagram Protocol/Internet Protocol, File Transfer Protocol, and Hypertext Transfer Protocol. Ports, by comparison, are used to identify a type of network or specific process. Port numbers, ranging from 0 to 65535, are typically divided into three categories - well-known ports, dynamic ports, and registered ports. In this course, you’ll learn about the most commonly-known ports in use on a computer network today. These include File Transfer Protocol, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, Domain Name System, and Hypertext Transfer Protocol. You'll examine how HTTP uses the reserved port 80 and enables computers to send and receive Web client-based communication and messages from a Web server, including web site pages and data. Next, you'll explore other key ports including, port 25, reserved for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol and how SMTP allows e-mail clients and services to send out e-mails. You'll learn how port 100, reserved for Post Office Protocol v3 and port 143, reserved for Internet Message Access Protocol, allow for e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail messages from a mail server over a TCP/IP connection. Lastly, you'll learn about Secure Sockets Layer and how it can be incorporated into POP3 and IMAP implementations to enable more secure encrypted e-mail communications
23 videos | 2h 39m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Registered Ports
With a range from 0 to 65535 split across three groups (those reserved for TCP/IP applications, registered ports, and dynamic ports), differentiating port numbers can be confusing. In this course, you'll learn how to identify and use the most common registered ports You'll examine port 1433, reserved for Structured Query Language (SQL) Server and when to use SQLnet port 1521, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) port 3306, and port 5060/5061, reserved for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). You'll then outline how IP protocols are used to facilitate Internet Protocol (IP) communication, such as Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), and Gateway Routing Encapsulation (GRE). Lastly, you'll examine connectionless and connection-oriented services, two data transmission services used to establish and terminate connections, exploring how they behave at the network and transport layers of the OSI model.
9 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Network Services & Data Center Architectures
All computers and network devices require an IP address to be able to connect to the Internet or other IP devices on an organizational network. In this course, you'll learn about the fundamentals of both DHCP and DNS and how DHCP can help automate the configuration of devices on an IP network. You’ll explore start of authority records as well as the various DNS record types used to handle requests and translate domain names into IP addresses. You’ll then review key characteristics of both the Network Time Protocol and IP Address Management. Next, you’ll examine basic corporate and data center architectures, and common architectures such as three-tiered, spine and leaf. You'll learn key characteristics of software-defined networking and explore the storage area network and common connections types that include fiber channel, fiber channel over Ethernet, Internet small computer, and Systems Interface. Lastly, you’ll learn about colocations and the benefits and solutions these data centers can offer. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam
16 videos | 1h 38m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Cloud Concepts
Cloud networking is a type of Internet-based network solution that makes resources available to network users via a central, third-party platform that is typically hosted online. In this course, you’ll learn about cloud deployment and service models, and explore how to select the appropriate solution depending on your organizational needs. In addition to SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS, you’ll explore the benefits of using the desktop as a service software technology. You’ll also learn about the relationship between local and cloud resources, as well as relevant security implications and considerations. You’ll also examine how multitenancy allows multiple customers of the same cloud vendor to use the same computing resources. Finally, you will explore the effects of elasticity on cloud computing, with a focus on one of the main features of cloud computing, the ability to increase or decrease (scale) the size or power of a cloud solution. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
18 videos | 1h 56m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Network Implementations
Networking devices are instrumental to the delivery of data over a network. In this course, you'll learn about comparing and contrasting various networking devices to determine when and where to use them on a network. You’ll also explore common networking devices such as hubs, switches, and routers in addition to network appliances used for more specialized tasks such as the Intrusion prevention system, intrusion detection system, proxy servers, and supervisory control and data acquisition systems. You’ll also examine different routing technologies, including dynamic routing concepts and protocols. And you’ll explore how to recognize the key differences between the Routing Information Protocol and Open Shortest Path First routing protocols, and recognize how to differentiate between link state, distance vector, and hybrid routing protocols. Lastly, you’ll learn about bandwidth management concepts including traffic shaping and quality of service. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam
16 videos | 1h 55m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Ethernet Switching & Wireless Standards
Ethernet switching enables devices such as computers and printers to communicate seamlessly with each other on the same network.In this course, you'll learn about key switching features. You’ll also explore different port configurations, how Address Resolution Protocol works, and examine key features of the Neighbor Discovery Protocol.You’ll also explore how to install and configure the appropriate wireless technologies and standards and learn how to differentiate between 802.11 standards, and recognize when to implement 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless frequencies. You’ll also learn when to deploy a service set identifier as well as basic service sets, the extended service set, independent basic service set (Ad-hoc) and roaming. Lastly, you’ll learn about wireless encryption standards, cellular technologies, and multiple-input multiple-output, and multi-user MIMO. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
20 videos | 2h 19m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Network Operations
The goal of network operations is typically to monitor, manage, and respond to network-related incidents to ensure a network's overall availability and performance is not compromised. In this course, you’ll learn about statistics and sensors available to ensure network availability. You'll explore the Simple Network Management Protocol and how it works, and examine using network device logs. You’ll also learn about interface statistics, errors, and alerts, as well as environmental factors and sensors that relate to temperature, humidity, electrical, and flooding. You'll then learn about organizational documents and policies, and learn how to plan for incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Lastly, you’ll explore hardening and security policy planning strategies, and common documentation every organization should maintain. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 30m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Disaster Recovery & High Availability Concepts
Disaster recovery and high availability are areas of security planning that involve tools, policies, and procedures that ensure the availability and recovery of critical services and infrastructure in the event of a human-induced or natural disaster. In this course, you'll explore high availability and disaster recovery concepts such as load balancing, multipathing, and network interface card teaming. You’ll learn about facilities and infrastructure support concepts including uninterruptible power supply, power distribution units, generators, HVAC, and fire suppression. Lastly, you'll explore redundancy and high availability concepts including cold, warm, and hot sites, as well as network device backup and restore states and configurations.This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
9 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Security Concepts & Threats
Network security encompasses best practices and policies that are put in place to help monitor and prevent malicious attacks against both internal and external threats. In this course, you'll learn about the confidentiality, integrity, and availability triad and other common security concepts. You’ll explore well-known threats, both internal and external, as well as common vulnerabilities and newly discovered software vulnerabilities. Next, you’ll examine authentication methods and how to perform security assessments. You'll also examine common attacks, with a focus on technology-based attacks, and learn to differentiate between denial of service, distributed denial of service and Botnet/command and control attacks. You'll further explore how to prevent and remove ransomware and malware. Lastly, you'll learn about human and environmental attacks, such as social engineering, and how to differentiate between different social engineering attacks. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
20 videos | 2h 14m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Physical Security & Network Hardening
Network security is the practice of protecting and preventing unwelcome access attempts to computer networks. In this course, you’ll learn about network hardening techniques and best practices. You’ll learn to secure networks and about wireless authentication and authorization features You’ll examine remote access methods and security considerations, VPN solutions, and the benefits of using virtual network computing and virtual desktop solutions. You’ll learn about remote authentication and authorization considerations and how to implement out-of-band management.
22 videos | 2h 18m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Network Troubleshooting Methodologies & Tools
If an incident or outage occurs, network administrators must be able to respond effectively and resolve network problems in a timely fashion. In this course, you’ll learn about best practices for identifying a problem, establishing a theory of probable cause, testing theories, formulating a plan of action to resolve a problem, implementing a solution, or escalating the issue. You'll explore how to verify full system functionality and document findings, actions, outcomes, and lessons learned. You’ll examine how to troubleshoot common cable connectivity issues and explore network specifications and limitations, cable considerations, and common issues such as attenuation, interference, bad ports, and duplexing issues. Lastly, you’ll learn about common cable connectivity tools including cable crimpers, punchdown tools, tone generators, loopback adapters, and cable testers. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
20 videos | 2h 8m has Assessment available Badge
CompTIA Network+: Troubleshooting Network Issues
Troubleshooting network connectivity is a complex responsibility that can require various approaches and techniques in order to resolve issues. In this course, you’ll learn about using the appropriate network troubleshooting software tools and commands. You’ll explore software tools such as Wi-Fi analyzers and port scanners and learn about traditional command line tools and network platform commands. You'll also examine how to troubleshoot common wireless connectivity issues including issues relating to specifications and limitations. Next, you’ll learn about common considerations and issues pertaining to wireless connectivity. You’ll explore general network troubleshooting best practices as they relate to wired networks. Finally, you'll examine considerations such as routing tables, VLAN assignment, and other common issues. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the N10-008: CompTIA Network+ certification exam
23 videos | 2h 44m has Assessment available Badge
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COURSES INCLUDED

Ports, Protocols, & the OSI Model
The OSI model is a conceptual model used to partition network communication. Explore the OSI layers, and discover where devices, services, and protocols reside. Also, explore well-known protocols and their associated port numbers
17 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Concepts & Characteristics of Networking
Networks are the basic interconnections for all computing devices. Discover fundamental elements in network communiction, including routing and switching concepts as well as IP addressing components
15 videos | 1h 43m has Assessment available Badge
IP Addressing
Each device belonging to a network is assigned a unique IP address by which it can be identified. Explore various addressing schemes that are used in networks
8 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
Network Topologies & Technologies
Network architecture is the complete framework of a computer network. Explore architectural concepts, including wired and wireless topologies, network types, technologies facilitating the Internet of Things (IoT), and wireless technologies
15 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Cloud Concepts & Network Services
Explore cloud services, delivery models, and security considerations, and discover networking services, including various DNS record types, as well as DHCP, NTP, and IPAM features
14 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Cabling Solutions
There are many technologies involved in network connections. Explore the different types of cables, connectors, and standards used in a network environment
10 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Networking Devices
Networking devices mediate communications within computer networks. Explore various networking devices, including modems, bridges, hubs, switches, and routers
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
Advanced Networking Devices
Networking devices mediate communications within computer networks. Explore advanced networking devices, including proxy servers, load balancers, VPN concentrators, RADIUS servers, IDSs, and IPSs
12 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Network Storage, Virtualization, & WAN Technologies
Explore virtual networking components, network storage types, and connection types. Also, discover WAN concepts, including service types, transmission mediums, service characteristics, and termination
14 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Documentation and Diagrams & Business Continuity
Documentation helps ensure an efficient business structure, while disaster recovery plans help ensure business continuity. Explore documentation concepts, such as diagrams and SOPs, and business continuity concepts, such as fault tolerance
19 videos | 1h 39m has Assessment available Badge
Network Monitoring & Remote Access Methods
Continuous network monitoring is instrumental in obtaining peak performance. Explore monitoring concepts, including event logs, alerts, and patch management. Also, discover remote access methods, such as VPNs, RDP, SSH, VNC, and telnet
15 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Policies and Best Practices
Best practices and guidelines should be implemented to ensure optimal network performance and security. Explore these guidelines, including password policies, data loss prevention techniques, NDAs, and safety procedures and policies
12 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Security Devices, Wireless Security, & Access Control
Discover how to protect organizational assets, like personnel, devices, and infrastructure. During this course, you will begin by about motion detection and video surveillance, asset tracking, tamper detection, and security risk prevention devices, such as badges, biometrics, smart cards, key fobs, and locks. Next, you will learn when to implement physical security devices. You'll move on to study authentication types, LDAP, certificates, authorization, and accounting features, such as Kerberos, Single Sign-On, auditing, and logging. Other topics include recognizing cyber access control features such as 802.1x, NAC, WPA, WPA2, TKIP-RC4, port security, geofencing, MAC filtering, captive portal, and access control lists. As an exercise, you will review the steps to secure a wireless network
15 videos | 1h 41m has Assessment available Badge
Network Attacks
Explore various types of attacks that can compromise a network, including DoS, insider threats, and ransomware
12 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Network Device Hardening
It's important to make devices on a network secure as possible. Explore network device hardening techniques to reduce vulnerabilities and improve security
10 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Mitigation Techniques
Mitigating security threats can lessen the overall impact that an attack can have on network devices, hosts, and applications. Explore common mitigation techniques
13 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Additional Network Services.
Network administrators need to be familiar with a wide range of different services and functions in the network stack. During this course, you will explore various network technologies and how they are used. Learn about Power over Ethernet (PoE), IPv6 address assignment, Variable-length Subnet Masks (VLSMs), DHCP components, software-defined networks. Explore Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+), and Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS). As an exercise, you will choose the best network services in a given business scenario
7 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Troubleshooting Methodology & Tools
By using the appropriate troubleshooting tools, network problems can be identified and resolved quickly. In this course, you will learn how to quickly identify problems, establish a cause, test theories, determine a plan of action, and recognize potential effects of the treatment. Begin by finding out how to implement an appropriate solution or escalate it, if required. Next, verify that things work after the solution. This involves documenting findings, actions, and outcomes. Conclude by reviewing troubleshooting equipment and software tools, such as network testers, packet sniffers, WiFi analyzers, bandwidth speed testers, command line tools, and Linux commands
16 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Troubleshooting Connectivity & Performance Issues
What do crosstalk, jitter, reflection, and interference have in common? They all cause problems with networks. In this course, you will discover how to troubleshoot common wired and wireless connectivity issues related to attenuation, latency, crosstalk, electromagnetic interference (EMI), opens, shorts, crossed connections, transceiver mismatches and bad ports. Other issues include bottlenecks, VLAN mismatches, damaged cables, and bent pins. Additionally, you will learn how to troubleshoot incorrect antenna types and antenna placements; look at interference, overcapacity, channel overlap, distance limitations, frequency mismatches, wrong SSIDs, and mangled passphrases. Conclude by considering security type mismatches, power levels, and the need for optimized signal to noise ratios
18 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Troubleshooting Common Network Service Issues
Network services, such as DNS and DHCP, help business operations run smoothly. Explore common issues that occur with network services as well as how to resolve them, including incorrect gateways, duplicate IP addresses, and incorrect times
9 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Seventh Edition (Exam N10-007)
Offering clear instruction and real-world examples, this complete reference serves both as a study tool and a valuable on-the-job reference that will serve readers beyond the exam.
Book Duration 15h 11m Book Authors By Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers' CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, Fifth Edition (Exam N10-007)
Containing helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations, this up-to-date text will prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ exam N10-007 and help you become an expert networking technician.
Book Duration 17h 9m Book Authors By Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exam N10-007)
Featuring more than 80 lab exercises that will challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies, this manual provides complete coverage of key skills and concepts, such as network architectures, ethernet basics, routing, IPv6, remote connectivity, managing risk, network security, and much more.
Book Duration 6h 31m Book Authors By Jonathan S. Weissman, Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers' CompTIA Network+ Certification Passport, Sixth Edition (Exam N10-007)
With an intensive focus only on what you need to know to pass the CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-007, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day.
Book Duration 7h 46m Book Authors By Jonathan S. Weissman, Mike Meyers

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CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide, Seventh Edition (Exam N10-007)
With hundreds of practice exam questions, including new performance-based types, this thorough study guide covers everything you need to know to prepare for this challenging exam.
Book Duration 13h 57m Book Authors By Glen E. Clarke

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CompTIA Network+ Study Guide, Fourth Edition (Exam N10-007)
Offering valuable insights and tips drawn from real-world experience, this comprehensive book covers all exam objectives, explains key topics, uses plenty of practical examples and provides everything you need to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ Exam.
Book Duration 18h 20m Book Authors By Todd Lammle

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CompTIA Network+ Practice Tests: Exam N10-007
A smarter, faster review for the CompTIA Network+ exam N10-007.
Book Duration 17h 17m Book Authors By Craig Zacker

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CompTIA Network+ Review Guide: Exam N10-007, 4th Edition
Organized by exam objectives, this is a focused, concise review guide that is your ideal study companion for preparing for the CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-007).
Book Duration 8h 51m Book Authors By Jon Buhagiar
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