Acing the Network+ Certification Exam

Acing the Network+ Certification Exam

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For Introduction to Networking and/or Local Area Networks courses and preparatory courses for Network + (Net+) Certification. An introduction to local area networks, this book is intended to prepare a student to take and pass the CompTIA's Network+ exam. Starting with the OSI model, going through the popular network protocols, technology, and services, this book covers the three most popular network operating systems-Microsoft Windows Servers, Novell NetWare and Linux-so that students can have an introduction to all three and have the ability to compare and contrast them. With an emphasis on troubleshooting throughout, topic coverage is in-depth.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 576 pages
  • 205.7 x 271.8 x 22.9mm | 1,133.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131121685
  • 9780131121683

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This easy-to-understand book provides readers with the complete knowledge to easily pass the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. It discusses the fundamental concepts of networking, starting with building a simple LAN by connecting the PCs with wiring and topology; the OSI model and WAN technology; and network security and disaster prevention and recovery. "Major topics include: "Loading and running the various network operations systems-Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWareConfiguring the appropriate protocols--TCP/IP, IPX/SPX. NetBIEU/NETBIOS, and AppleTalkEnabling common network services--DNS, WINS, DHCP, Web server, FTP services, file sharing, print sharing, email, remote access, and directory services"Key Features: "Real-world examples motivate interest.Built-in, hands-on exercises provide accessible, easy-to-grasp presentation.End-of-section questions and interactive practice exams prepare users to take the Network+ certification exam.The ReviewMaster Tutorial CD provides practice test questions that simulate the actual certification test.show more

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction to the Network+ Exam. 2. Introduction to Networking. 3. Introduction to the OSI Model. II BUILDING A NETWORK. 4. Media and Topologies. 5. Networking Technologies. 6. WAN and Remote Access Technologies. III. PROTOCOLS SUITES. 7. TCP/IP. 8. IPX, NetBEUI and AppleTalk. IV. NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS. 9. Networking with Microsoft Windows. 10. Networking with UNIX and Linux. 11. Networking with Novell NetWare. 12. Networking with AppleTalk. V. PROTECTING A NETWORK. 13. Security. 14. Disaster Prevention and Recovery.show more