Programming & Development

CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)


CompTIA’s Network+ certification is a foundation-level certification designed for IT professionals with around one year of experience, whose job role is focused on network administration. The CompTIA Network+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to troubleshoot, configure, and manage common network devices; establish basic network connectivity; understand and maintain network documentation; identify network limitations and weaknesses; and implement network security, standards, and protocols. The candidate will have a basic understanding of enterprise technologies, including cloud and virtualization technologies. The Official CompTIA® Network+® (Exam N10-008): will teach you the fundamental principles of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network technologies and help you to progress a career in network administration. In this course, you will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to master the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with a basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of networking concepts and acquire the required skills to prepare for a career in network support or administration, or who wish to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification. CompTIA Network+ is the first certification IT professionals specializing in network administration and support should earn. Network+ is aimed at IT professionals with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician, and IT cable installer. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Network+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Exam.

Course Objectives
In this course, you will describe the major networking technologies and systems of modern networks and configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern networks.
Explain the OSI and TCP/IP Models.
Explain properties of network traffic.
Install and configure switched networks.
Configure IP networks.
Install and configure routed networks.
Configure and monitor ports and protocols.
Explain network application and storage issues.
Monitor and troubleshoot networks.
Explain network attacks and mitigations.
Install and configure security devices.
Explain authentication and access controls.
Deploy and troubleshoot cabling solutions.
Implement and troubleshoot wireless technologies.
Compare and contrast WAN technologies.
Use remote access methods.
Identify site policies and best practices.

Course Outline:

Topic A: Explain OSI Model Layers
Topic B: Explain the TCP/IP Suite
Topic A: Explain Media Types and Access Methods
Topic B: Deploy Ethernet Standards
Topic C: Configure and Monitor Network Interfaces
Topic A: Install and Configure Hubs and Bridges
Topic B: Install and Configure Switches
Topic C: Compare and Contrast Network Topologies
Topic D: Compare and Contrast Network Types
Topic A: Configure IPv4 Addressing Components
Topic B: Test IP Interfaces with Command Line Tools
Topic C: Configure IPv4 Subnets
Topic D: Configure Private and Public IPv4 Addressing Schemes
Topic E: Configure IPv6 Addressing Components
Topic F: Configure DHCP Services
Topic A: Explain Characteristics of Routing
Topic B: Install and Configure Routers
Topic A: Explain the Uses of Ports and Protocols
Topic B: Use Port Scanners and Protocol Analyzers
Topic C: Explain the Use of Name Resolution Services
Topic D: Configure DNS and IPAM Services
7 - Explaining Network Application and Storage Services
Topic A: Monitor Network Interfaces and Logs
Topic B: Explain Network Troubleshooting Methodology
Topic C: Troubleshoot Common Network Services Issues
Topic A: Summarize Common Networking Attacks
Topic B: Explain the Characteristics of VLANs
Topic C: Explain the Characteristics of NAT and Port Forwarding
Topic A: Install and Configure Firewalls and Proxies
Topic B: Explain the Uses of IDS/IPS and UTM
Topic A: Explain Authentication Controls and Attacks
Topic B: Explain the Uses of Authentication Protocols and Directory Services
Topic C: Explain the Uses of Port Security and NAC
Topic D: Implement Network Device Hardening
Topic E: Explain Patch Management and Vulnerability Scanning Processes
Topic A: Deploy Structured Cabling Systems
Topic B: Deploy Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
Topic C: Test and Troubleshoot Twisted Pair Cabling Solutions
Topic D: Deploy Fiber Optic Cabling Solutions
Topic A: Install and Configure Wireless Technologies
Topic B: Troubleshoot Wireless Performance Issues
Topic C: Secure and Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity
Topic A: Compare and Contrast WAN Core Service Types
Topic B: Compare and Contrast WAN Subscriber Service Types
Topic C: Compare and Contrast WAN Framing Service Types
Topic D: Compae and Contrast Wireless and IoT WAN Technologies
Topic A: Use Remote Access VPNs
Topic B: Use Remote Access Management Methods
Topic A: Manage Networks with Documentation and Diagrams
Topic B: Summarize the Purposes of Physical Security Devices
Topic C: Compare and Contrast Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Concepts
Topic D: Identify Policies and Best Practices

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