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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By : Glen D. Singh
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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide - Second Edition

By: Glen D. Singh

Overview of this book

This book helps you to easily understand core networking concepts without the need of prior industry experience or knowledge within this fi eld of study. This updated second edition of the CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Certification Guide begins by introducing you to the core fundamentals of networking technologies and concepts, before progressing to intermediate and advanced topics using a student-centric approach. You’ll explore best practices for designing and implementing a resilient and scalable network infrastructure to support modern applications and services. Additionally, you’ll learn network security concepts and technologies to effectively secure organizations from cyber attacks and threats. The book also shows you how to efficiently discover and resolve networking issues using common troubleshooting techniques. By the end of this book, you’ll have gained sufficient knowledge to efficiently design, implement, and maintain a network infrastructure as a successful network professional within the industry. You’ll also have gained knowledge of all the official CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam objectives, networking technologies, and how to apply your skills in the real world.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Part 1: Networking Concepts
Part 2: Network Implementation
Part 3: Network Operations
Part 4: Network Security and Troubleshooting
Chapter 18: Practice Exam


In this chapter, you learned how to identify the characteristics of various dynamic routing protocols and determine how a router makes its forwarding decisions. Additionally, you explored the concepts of using static routing to forward packets on a router. Then, you discovered how network professionals can improve bandwidth management within a network with limited capacity to support all applications.

Furthermore, you explored various switching technologies such as delivering power over Ethernet, Layer 2 loop prevention mechanisms, link aggregation, and neighbor discover protocols. Lastly, you learned about various switch port configurations and how they are applied to help improve the performance of a network.

I hope this chapter has been informative for you and is helpful in your journey toward learning networking and becoming a network professional. In the next chapter, Chapter 10, Exploring Wireless Standards and Technologies, you will explore various wireless networking...