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Network+ Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram N10-003),9780789732545

Network+ Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram N10-003)

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Attention Network + Candidates: Stop spending valuable study time sorting through confusing study aids.Network + Exam Cram 2is the second edition of a best-selling Network + study guide that gives you unique insight into exam concepts. Packed with test-taking strategies, time-saving tips and Exam Notes, only the information that you need to know for the test is included in a logical, easy-to-follow format. You will also receive a CD that includes over 100 practice test questions and the Cram Sheet tear card for last-minute test review.Network + Exam Cram 2is the smarter, more efficient way to get certified.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxiv
Self-Assessment xxix
Introduction to Networking
1(32)
Introduction
2(1)
LANs, WANs, and PANs
2(2)
LANs
2(1)
WANs
3(1)
PANs
3(1)
Network Models
4(1)
Peer-to-peer Networking
4(1)
Client/Server Networking Model
4(1)
Centralized and Distributed Computing
5(1)
Network Topologies
6(6)
Bus Topology
6(1)
Ring Topology
7(1)
Star Topology
8(1)
Mesh Topology
9(1)
Wireless Topology
10(2)
IEEE and Networking Standards
12(3)
802.2 IEEE Standard
13(1)
802.3 IEEE Standard
13(1)
802.5 IEEE Standard
14(1)
FDDI
15(3)
802.11 IEEE Standards
16(2)
Infrared Wireless Networking
18(1)
Bluetooth
19(1)
Spread Spectrum Technology
19(1)
FHSS, DSSS, and 802.11 Standards
20(2)
Establishing Communications Between Wireless Devices
22(1)
Factors Affecting Wireless Signals
23(3)
Interference Types
23(1)
Wireless Antennas
24(1)
Antenna Coverage
25(1)
Review and Test Yourself
26(6)
The Facts
26(2)
Key terms
28(1)
Exam Prep Questions
29(1)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
30(2)
Need to Know More?
32(1)
Cabling and Connectors
33(26)
Introduction
34(1)
General Media Considerations
34(2)
Broadband Versus Baseband
34(1)
Simplex, Half Duplex, and Full Duplex
34(1)
Media Interference
35(1)
Attenuation
35(1)
Data Transmission Rates
36(1)
Network Media
36(6)
Twisted-pair Cabling
37(2)
Coaxial
39(1)
Fiber-optic Cable
40(2)
Media Connectors
42(5)
BNC Connectors
42(1)
RJ-11 Connectors
43(1)
RJ-45 Connectors
43(1)
F-Type
44(1)
Fiber Connectors
45(1)
IEEE 1394
46(1)
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
46(1)
IEEE 802.3 Standards
47(5)
10 Mbps Networking Standards
47(2)
Fast Ethernet
49(1)
Gigabit Ethernet
50(2)
10 Gigabit Ethernet
52(1)
Review and Test Yourself
52(6)
The Facts
53(1)
Key Terms
54(1)
Exam Prep Questions
55(1)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
56(2)
Need to Know More?
58(1)
Networking Devices
59(28)
Introduction
60(1)
Hubs
60(1)
MSAU
60(1)
Switches
61(3)
Hub and Switch Cabling
62(2)
Bridges
64(2)
Bridge Placement and Bridging Loops
65(1)
Types of Bridges
65(1)
Routers
66(3)
Static Routing
66(1)
Dynamic Routing
67(2)
Gateways
69(1)
CSU/DSU
70(1)
Network Cards
70(1)
ISDN Adapters
71(1)
Wireless Access Points
71(1)
Modems
72(2)
Transceivers (Media Converters)
74(1)
Firewalls
75(2)
MAC Addresses
77(1)
Review and Test Yourself
78(7)
The Facts
79(2)
Key Terms
81(1)
Exam Prep Questions
82(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
84(1)
Need to Know More?
85(2)
OSI Model and Network Protocols
87(24)
Introduction
88(1)
OSI Seven Layer Model
88(4)
Physical Layer (Layer 1)
89(1)
Data-link Layer (Layer 2)
89(1)
Network Layer (Layer 3)
89(1)
Transport Layer (Layer 4)
90(1)
Session Layer (Layer 5)
91(1)
Presentation Layer (Layer 6)
91(1)
Application Layer (Layer 7)
92(1)
OSI Model Summary
92(1)
Identifying the OSI Layers at Which Various Network Components Operate
93(1)
Differentiating Among Protocols
94(9)
Connectionless and Connection-oriented Protocols
94(1)
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange
95(2)
NetBEUI Protocol
97(1)
AppleTalk
97(3)
The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
100(2)
Protocol Summary
102(1)
Review and Test Yourself
103(6)
The Facts
103(1)
Key Terms
104(2)
Exam Prep Questions
106(1)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
107(2)
Need to Know More?
109(2)
TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
111(32)
Introduction
113(4)
IP Addressing
113(1)
IPv4
113(1)
IP Address Classes
114(1)
Subnet Mask Assignment
115(1)
Default Gateways
115(1)
IPv6 Addressing
116(1)
Subnetting
117(1)
Identifying the Differences Between Public and Private Networks
117(2)
Private Address Ranges
118(1)
Assigning IP Addresses
119(11)
Static Addressing
119(1)
Dynamic Addressing
119(1)
APIPA
120(1)
TCP/IP Protocols
121(9)
TCP/UDP Port Functions
130(1)
Network Services
131(7)
Domain Name Service (DNS)
132(1)
Network Address Translation (NAT) and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
133(1)
Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)
134(1)
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
134(1)
Network File System (NFS)
135(1)
Zero Configuration (Zeroconf)
135(1)
Server Message Block (SMB)
136(1)
Apple File Protocol (AFP)
136(1)
Line Printer Daemon (LPD)
137(1)
TCP/IP Service Summary
137(1)
Review and Test Yourself
138(4)
The Facts
138(1)
Exam Prep Questions
139(1)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
140(2)
Need to Know More?
142(1)
WAN Technologies Internet Access, and Security Protocols
143(34)
Introduction
144(1)
WAN Technologies
144(8)
Switching Methods
144(2)
Circuit Switching
146(1)
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
146(2)
Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)
148(1)
T-carrier Lines
149(1)
SONET/OC-x Levels
150(1)
X.25
151(1)
Internet Access Technologies
152(7)
xDSL Internet Access
153(1)
Cable Internet Access
154(2)
POTS/PSTN (Plain Old Telephone Service/Public Switched Telephone Network)
156(1)
Satellite Internet Access
157(1)
Wireless Internet Access
158(1)
Remote Access Protocols and Services
159(5)
Remote Access Service (RAS)
159(1)
SLIP
160(1)
PPP
161(1)
PPTP
162(1)
Virtual Private Networks
163(1)
Remote Desktop Protocol
164(1)
Security Protocols
164(5)
IP Security (IPSec)
165(1)
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
166(1)
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
166(1)
WEP
167(1)
WPA
168(1)
802.1x
168(1)
Authentication Protocols
169(2)
Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS)
170(1)
Kerberos
170(1)
Review and Test Yourself
171(5)
The Facts
171(2)
Key Terms
173(1)
Exam Prep Questions
174(1)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
175(1)
Need to Know More?
176(1)
Network Operating Systems and Client Connectivity
177(40)
Introduction
178(1)
Network Operating Systems
178(19)
Linux/UNIX
179(3)
Mac OS X Server
182(4)
Novell NetWare
186(4)
Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003
190(6)
AppleShare IP
196(1)
Operating System Interoperability
197(2)
Using Windows with NetWare
198(1)
Using Windows and Linux Servers
199(1)
Using NetWare and Linux Servers
199(1)
Operating System Client Support
199(2)
Windows Server Client Support
199(1)
NetWare Server Client Support
200(1)
Linux Server Client Support
200(1)
Configuring a Client to Access and Use Network Resources
201(4)
Choosing a NIC
201(4)
Using Network Tools
205(3)
Wire Crimpers
205(1)
Punchdown Tools
206(1)
Tone Generators (and Tone Locators)
206(1)
Media Testers
207(1)
Hardware Loopback Connectors
208(1)
Configuring Remote Connectivity
208(3)
Physical Connections
209(1)
Protocols
210(1)
Review and Test Yourself
211(5)
The Facts
211(1)
Key Terms
212(1)
Exam Prep Questions
213(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
215(1)
Need to Know More?
216(1)
Network Security
217(24)
Introduction
218(1)
Firewalls
218(3)
Packet-filtering Firewalls
219(1)
Circuit-level Firewalls
220(1)
Application Gateway Firewalls
220(1)
Proxy Servers
221(4)
Caching Proxy Servers
223(1)
Using a Proxy Server
224(1)
Understanding How Security Affects a Network
225(6)
Blocking Port Numbers
225(1)
Port Blocking and Network Users
226(1)
Authentication
226(3)
Encryption
229(2)
Extranets and Intranet
231(3)
Intranets
231(2)
Extranets
233(1)
Review and Test Yourself
234(5)
The Facts
234(1)
Key Terms
235(1)
Exam Prep Questions
236(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
238(1)
Need to Know More?
239(2)
VLANs, Antivirus, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery
241(30)
Introduction
242(1)
Virtual LANs
242(3)
VLAN Membership
243(2)
Viruses, Virus Solutions, and Malicious Software
245(4)
Trojans, Worms, Spyware, and Hoaxes
246(1)
Protecting Computers from Viruses
247(2)
Fault Tolerance
249(8)
Disk-level Fault Tolerance
249(5)
Server and Services Fault Tolerance
254(1)
Link Redundancy
255(1)
Using Uninterruptible Power Supplies
256(1)
Disaster Recovery
257(7)
Full Backup
258(1)
Differential Backup
258(1)
Incremental Backup
259(1)
Tape Rotations
260(1)
Backup Best Practices
261(1)
Hot and Cold Spares
261(2)
Hot, Warm, and Cold Sites
263(1)
Review and Test Yourself
264(5)
The Facts
264(1)
Key Terms
265(1)
Exam Prep Questions
266(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
268(1)
Need to Know More?
269(2)
Troubleshooting Connectivity
271(46)
Introduction
272(1)
Troubleshooting with Diagnostic Utilities
272(21)
The Trace Route Utility (tracert/traceroute)
273(3)
ping
276(4)
ARP
280(1)
The netstat Command
281(5)
nbtstat
286(1)
The ipconfig Command
287(2)
ifconfig
289(1)
The winipcfg Command
290(1)
nslookup
291(2)
Interpreting Visual Indicators
293(3)
LEDs on Networking Devices
293(2)
LEDs on NICs and Other Devices
295(1)
Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity
296(6)
Troubleshooting Physical Connectivity
296(3)
Troubleshooting Authentication Failure
299(1)
Troubleshooting Protocol Configuration Problems
300(1)
Troubleshooting Small Office/Home Office Router
301(1)
Identifying and Troubleshooting Client Connectivity Problems
302(3)
Protocol Errors
302(1)
Authentication
303(1)
Permissions Errors
304(1)
Physical Connectivity Errors
305(1)
Troubleshooting Checklists
305(3)
Troubleshooting Cabling Problems
305(1)
Troubleshooting Operating System Connectivity
306(1)
Troubleshooting Network Printing
306(1)
Troubleshooting Data Access
307(1)
Troubleshooting NICs
308(1)
Review and Test Yourself
308(7)
The Facts
308(2)
Key Terms
310(1)
Exam Prep Questions
311(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
313(2)
Need to Know More?
315(2)
Troubleshooting and Supporting the Network
317(28)
Introduction
318(1)
Predicting the Impact of Modifying, Adding, or Removing Network Services
318(2)
Adding, Modifying, or Removing DHCP
318(1)
Adding, Modifying, or Removing WINS
319(1)
Adding, Modifying, or Removing DNS
320(1)
Identify and Troubleshoot Errors with a Particular Physical Topology
320(5)
Star Topology
321(1)
Ring Topology
321(2)
Bus Network Errors
323(1)
Mesh Network Errors
324(1)
Infrastructure Troubleshooting
325(8)
Troubleshooting Network Media
325(2)
Troubleshooting Infrastructure Hardware
327(1)
Troubleshooting a Wireless Infrastructure
328(5)
Troubleshooting Steps and Procedures
333(5)
Identify the Symptoms and Potential Causes
334(1)
Identifying the Affected Area
334(1)
Establishing What Has Changed
335(1)
Selecting the Most Probable Cause of the Problem
335(1)
Implement an Action Plan and Solution Including Potential Effects
335(1)
Testing the Results
336(1)
Identify the Results and Effects of the Solution
336(1)
Documenting the Solution
337(1)
Review and Test Yourself
338(5)
The Facts
338(1)
Key Terms
339(1)
Exam Prep Questions
340(2)
Answers to Exam Prep Questions
342(1)
Need to Know More?
343(2)
Practice Exam 1
345(16)
Answer Key to Practice Exam I
361(12)
Answers to Exam Questions
361(1)
Answers and Explanations to Practice Exam I
362(11)
Practice Exam 2
373(16)
Answers to Practice Exam 2
389(12)
Answers to Exam Questions
389(1)
Answers and Explanations to Exam Questions
390(11)
Appendix A CD Contents and Installation Instructions
401(6)
Multiple Test Modes
401(1)
Study Mode
401(1)
Certification Mode
401(1)
Custom Mode
402(1)
Missed Question Mode
402(1)
Non-Duplicate Mode
402(1)
Random Questions and Order of Answers
402(1)
Detailed Explanations of Correct and Incorrect Answers
402(1)
Attention to Exam Objectives
402(1)
Installing the CD
403(2)
Creating a Shortcut to the MeasureUp Practice Tests
404(1)
Technical Support
405(2)
Glossary 407(50)
Index 457

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