N10-005 : Pearson CompTIA: Network+ N10-005

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Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Network+ certification exam by Pearson CompTIA: Network+ N10-005 course. Network+ is a globally recognized, foundation-level credential designed for IT professionals and IT network practitioners to implement a defined network architecture with basic network security. CompTIA Network+ N10-005 exam validates the expertise and technical knowledge in the following domains: network installation and configuration, network media and topologies, network concepts, network management, and network security.

 
network-plus-ps
Pearson CompTIA: Network+ N10-005
ISBN : 978-1-61691-181-2

Lessons

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

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Exercise Questions
224+
Quizzes
130+
Flashcards
287+
Glossary of terms
287+
Lessons
14+
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Videos
28+
Hours
07:08+

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Pre-assessments Questions
100+
Full Length Tests
3+
Post-Assessments Questions
100+

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Exam Information

The CompTIA Network+ certification exam is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code N10-005. The certification is targeted at network professionals, system administrators and technicians involved with setting up and troubleshooting IT networks. The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security.

The current version of CompTIA Network+, exam code N10-005 was released on Dec. 1, 2011. The revised objectives address virtual networking and give increased attention to network security and coverage of the seven-layer OSI (Open System Interconnection) model.

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • Network Installer
  • Helpdesk Technician and
  • IT Cable Installer

Companies such as Dell, HP, Ricoh, Sharp and Xerox recommend or require CompTIA Network+ for their networking technicians.

Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 277

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The CompTIA Network+ exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites for the N10-005 exam, both CompTIA and uCertify strongly recommend candidates to have nine months of networking experience along with CompTIA A+ certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 100 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
What is the passing score?
720

(on a scale of 100-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Network+ certification examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • There is no limit to the number of retakes for a candidate who has failed their exam
  • There is no waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need athird or subsequent attempt to pass the certification, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If you have already passed the exam, it cannot be taken again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer any free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Network+ certification expires after three years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the network-plus-ps, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introducing Computer Networks

  • Foundation Topics: Defining a Network
  • Networks Defined by Geography
  • Networks Defined by Topology
  • Networks Defined by Resource Location
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Dissecting the OSI Model

  • Foundation Topics: The Purpose of Reference Models
  • The OSI Model
  • The TCP/IP Stack
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Identifying Network Components

  • Foundation Topics: Media
  • Network Infrastructure Devices
  • Specialized Network Devices
  • Virtual Network Devices
  • Voice over IP Protocols and Components
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Understanding Ethernet

  • Foundation Topics: Principles of Ethernet
  • Ethernet Switch Features
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Working with IP Addresses

  • Foundation Topics: Binary Numbering
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Assigning IPv4 Addresses
  • Subnetting
  • IP Version 6
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Routing Traffic

  • Foundation Topics: Basic Routing Processes
  • Sources of Routing Information
  • Routing Protocol Characteristics
  • Routing Protocol Examples
  • Address Translation
  • Multicast Routing
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Introducing Wide-Area Networks

  • Foundation Topics: WAN Properties
  • WAN Technologies
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Connecting Wirelessly

  • Foundation Topics: Introducing Wireless LANs
  • Deploying Wireless LANs
  • Securing Wireless LANs
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Optimizing Network Performance

  • Foundation Topics: High Availability
  • QoS Technologies
  • Case Study: SOHO Network Design
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Using Command-Line Utilities

  • Foundation Topics: Windows Commands
  • UNIX Commands
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Managing a Network

  • Foundation Topics: Maintenance Tools
  • Configuration Management
  • Monitoring Resources and Reports
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Securing a Network

  • Foundation Topics: Security Fundamentals
  • Defending Against Attacks
  • Remote Access Security
  • Firewalls
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 13: Troubleshooting Network Issues

  • Foundation Topics: Troubleshooting Basics
  • Physical Layer Troubleshooting
  • Data Link Layer Troubleshooting
  • Network Layer Troubleshooting
  • Wireless Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Complete the Tables and Lists from Memory
  • Memory Tables Answer Key
  • Define Key Terms
  • Review Questions

Lesson 14: Final Preparation

  • Tools for Final Preparation
  • Pearson Cert Practice Test Engine and Questions
  • End-of-Chapter Review Tools
  • Suggested Plan for Final Review and Study
  • Summary

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