Assess your readiness for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam objective, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation.
Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these objectives:
Network Installation and Configuration
Network Media and Topologies
This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press® Training Kit and other exam-prep resources for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005.
Chapter 1 Network Concepts
Objective 1.1: Compare the layers of the OSI and TCP/IP models
Objective 1.2: Classify how applications, devices, and protocols relate to the OSI model layers
Objective 1.3: Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing
Objective 1.4: Explain the purpose and properties of routing and switching
Objective 1.5: Identify common TCP and UDP default ports
Objective 1.6: Explain the function of common networking protocols
Objective 1.7: Summarize DNS concepts and its components
Objective 1.8: Given a scenario, implement the following network troubleshooting methodology
Craig Zacker is a writer, editor, and educator who has written or contributed to dozens of books on operating systems, networking, and PC hardware, as well as several college texts and online training courses. Craig is the author of the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, and co-authored the MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows 7 Desktop Administrator.
Craig Zacker is the author or co-author of dozens of books on operating systems,networking topics, and PC hardware, including Windows Small Business Server 2011Administrator’s Pocket Consultant and MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit for Exam 70-686: Windows 7 Desktop Administrator, both for Microsoft Learning. He has also beenan English professor, a network administrator, a webmaster, a corporate trainer, adarkroom technician, a library clerk, a student, and a newspaper boy. He lives in theSusquehanna Valley with his wife and a neurotic cat.