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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 1 (220-1101)

By : Ian Neil, Mark Birch
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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 1 (220-1101)

By: Ian Neil, Mark Birch

Overview of this book

CompTIA A+ certification is a trusted credential that’s highly sought after by professionals looking to prove their mettle in today’s digital world. This book will provide you with exam-oriented practice material mirroring the A+ exam’s level of difficulty to prepare you for every challenge that the exam might throw at you. This book is a compilation of hundreds of carefully curated practice questions on each domain, including mobile devices, networking, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing, as well as hardware and network troubleshooting. The realistic tests are designed in a way to help you accelerate your preparation to achieve the industry-celebrated A+ certification. By the end of this practice book, you’ll be well-prepared to pass the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam with confidence.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Chapter 2: Networking

2.1 Compare and contrast TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purposes

  1. The correct answer is B. Secure Shell (SSH) is used for secure remote access. All other answers are incorrect. Telnet provides unsecure remote access, RDP uses port 3389 and is a secure remote access protocol that can only be used to connect to Microsoft desktops/servers, and SNMP 161 is unsecure and provides status and reports on network devices.
  2. The correct answer is B. Hypertext Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is used when establishing a secure session on a web server. All other answers are incorrect. TFTP is unsecure and is used to transfer configuration files. HTTP is used to make an unsecure session on a web server. SSH is used for secure remote access.
  3. The correct answer is A. Post Office Protocol (POP) is a legacy mail client that stores emails locally and uses port 110. All other answers are incorrect. IMAP is a mail client that provides diaries and calendars, allows you...