Mike Meyers' CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 22, 2009 - Computers - 592 pages
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Written by CompTIA certification and training expert Mike Meyers, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass the CompTIA Network+ exam and become an expert networking technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, Second Edition is completely up-to-date with the new CompTIA Network+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations.

Learn how to:

  • Build a network with the OSI seven-layer model
  • Configure network hardware, topologies, and cabling
  • Connect multiple Ethernet components
  • Configure wireless networks
  • Work with network protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SIP, and IMAP
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 routing protocols
  • Share and access network resources
  • Interconnect network operating systems-Windows, Mac OS, UNIX/Linux
  • Set up clients and servers for remote access
  • Monitor and troubleshoot networks
  • Secure networks with firewalls, packet filtering, encryption, authentication, and other methods

The CD-ROM features:

  • CompTIA Network+ exam simulation available in Practice or Final mode
  • Video introduction to CompTIA Network+
  • A collection of Mike's favorite shareware and freeware networking tools and utilities
  • Complete electronic book

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning objectives
  • Photographs and illustrations
  • Real-world examples
  • Try This! and Cross Check exercises
  • Tech tips, notes, and warnings
  • End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Building a Network with the OSI Model
8
Chapter 3 Cabling and Topology
38
Chapter 4 Ethernet Basics
58
Chapter 5 Modern Ethernet
80
Chapter 6 Installing a Physical Network
96
Chapter 7 TCPIP Basics
136
Chapter 8 The Wonderful World of Routing
170
Chapter 9 TCPIP Applications
210
Chapter 13 IPv6
338
Chapter 14 Remote Connectivity
362
Chapter 15 Network Troubleshooting
402
Chapter 16 Wireless Networking
427
Chapter 17 Protecting Your Network
458
Chapter 18 Network Management
484
Objectives Map CompTIANetwork+
510
About the CDROM
520

Chapter 10 Network Naming
244
Chapter 11 Securing TCPIP
278
Chapter 12 Advanced Networking Devices
312
Glossary
522
Index
554
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About the author (2009)

Mike Meyers, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCP, is the bestselling author of six editions of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and several other computer books. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.

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