Mastering Network+: Certification and Laboratory Manual Package

Mastering Network+: Certification and Laboratory Manual Package

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For courses in Network+ Certification and Computer Networking Fundamentals.This text is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in all the information required to prepare for the Network+ Certification exam--network hardware, software, and troubleshooting. Written by two Network+ certified authors with 10 years of network experience, it demystifies the computer network, its hardware and software components, how it connects with other networks, the services it provides, network design and implementation, and how network problems can be solved. Throughout, real-world situational examples follow the exploits of Joe Tekk, a fictitious network technician working, as he encounters the successes and failures commonly associated with computer networks and their operation, and also interacts with many different individuals regarding their networking more

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  • Hardback | 613 pages
  • 213.4 x 279.4 x 30.5mm | 1,678.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130970549
  • 9780130970541

Table of contents

I. NETWORK HARDWARE. Exercise 1. What is a Computer Network? Exercise 2. Network Topology. Exercise 3. Networking Hardware. Exercise 4. Ethernet Technology. Exercise 5. Token Ring, FDDI, and Other LAN Technologies. Exercise 6. Network Design and Troubleshooting Scenarios. II. NETWORK PROTOCOLS. Exercise 7. Low Level Protocols. Exercise 8. The TCP/IP Protocols. Exercise 9. IPX/SPX, AppleTalk, and Other Network Protocols. Exercise 10. Switching and Routing. Exercise 11. Network Management and Security. III. NETWORK APPLICATIONS. Exercise 12. Electronic Mail. Exercise 13. FTP and Telnet. Exercise 14. Voice, Video and Other Applications. Exercise 15. The Internet. Exercise 16: Writing a Network Application. IV. NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS. Exercise 17. An Introduction to Networking with Windows. Exercise 18. Windows NT Domains. Exercise 19. Unix and Linux. Exercise 20. Other Network Operating Systems. Glossary. APPENDICES. A. Internet Milestones. B. Web Resources. C. ASCII Character Set. D. RFC Index. E. Modems. F. Using a Protocol Analyzer. G. Network Certification. H. Telecommunication Technologies. I. Windows NT/2000 Fault Tolerance. J. Setting Up a Networking Repair Shop. Answers to Odd Self-Test Questions. more