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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

Configuring IP addresses

In this section, you will gain the hands-on skills needed to configure and assign IPv4 and IPv6 addresses on various devices such as Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as a Cisco IOS router.

Windows operating system

In this hands-on exercise, you will learn how to configure an IP address on a Windows 10 operating system. To get started with this exercise, follow these steps:

  1. First, on a Windows 10 device, click on the start icon that’s located at the bottom-left corner of the desktop.
  2. Next, within the Windows Search bar, enter Control Panel and click on the application.
  3. Next, within the Windows Control Panel, click on Network and Internet, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 4.40 – Control Panel

  1. Next, within the Network and Internet menu, click on Network and Sharing Center, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 4.41 – The Network...