CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)

Master your skills in networking to attempt the CompTIA Network+ certification exam with the NetworkCerts CompTIA Network+ course and lab. Hands-on labs and interactive lessons comprehensively cover the N10-008 exam-based objectives and provide complete understanding of concepts such as troubleshooting, networking technologies, installation, configuration, peripherals, protocols, and so on. The course is practically useful as the¬†CompTIA Network+ course which will assist you get comprehensive knowledge of the technical issues you’ll encounter as a network administrator.

Here’s what you will get

The CompTIA Network+ N10-008 exam validates that a candidate can demonstrate an organization’s network posture, and recommend and optimize network infrastructure for configuration, troubleshooting, and managing networks. The CompTIA Network+ provides comprehensive knowledge of concepts, such as network topologies, cloud concept, IP addressing, network services, Ethernet switching, and many more.

Lessons

26+ Lessons | 1025+ Exercises | 208+ Quizzes | 546+ Flashcards | 546+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

80+ Pre Assessment Questions| 80+ Post Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 160+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

35+ Live Lab | 35+ Video tutorials | 46+ Minutes

Benefits

CompTIA Network+ is a popular certification that validates the knowledge and skills of IT professionals in the field of networking. Obtaining this certification can offer several benefits:

Enhanced Career Opportunities: CompTIA Network+ certification can open doors to various job opportunities in the IT industry. It is recognized by many employers as a valuable credential for networking roles.

Broad Networking Knowledge: Network+ covers a wide range of networking topics, including network protocols, security, troubleshooting, and more. This comprehensive knowledge can help you excel in your networking career.

Vendor-Neutral: CompTIA Network+ is vendor-neutral, meaning it doesn’t focus on a specific vendor’s products or technologies. This allows you to apply your skills in various networking environments, regardless of the equipment or software used.

Industry Recognition: CompTIA is a well-respected organization in the IT industry, and Network+ is a globally recognized certification. Employers often prefer candidates with CompTIA certifications, which can give you a competitive edge.

Skill Validation: Earning the certification demonstrates your proficiency in networking concepts and practices. It provides evidence to employers that you have the necessary skills to configure, manage, and troubleshoot networks.

Increased Earning Potential: Certified IT professionals often command higher salaries than their non-certified counterparts. CompTIA Network+ certification can lead to better-paying job opportunities.

Career Advancement: Network+ can serve as a stepping stone to more advanced certifications, such as CompTIA Security+ or Cisco’s CCNA, if you wish to specialize further in network security or routing and switching.

Personal Growth: Preparing for and passing the CompTIA Network+ exam can be a challenging and rewarding experience. It allows you to continuously expand your knowledge and stay updated on networking technologies.

Networking Community: Becoming certified can connect you with a community of professionals who have similar interests and goals. You can learn from others, share experiences, and build valuable relationships in the industry.

Job Security: As businesses and organizations rely heavily on their network infrastructure, professionals with networking skills are in demand. Holding a Network+ certification can provide job security in the ever-evolving IT landscape.

It’s important to note that while CompTIA Network+ can be a valuable certification, its relevance may vary depending on your specific career goals and the region or industry in which you work. It’s a good idea to research the job market and the certifications that are most sought after in your desired career path before pursuing any certification.

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Comprehensive, visually engaging, and lighthearted approach to the pursuit of the Network + certification and beyond.
Christopher F.
This course was presented in a concise and informative manner. Information was conveyed in a way that was easy to understand. PDF of study notes and the practice exam were extremely helpful as well.
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Here's what you will learn

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Course Outline

Lessons 1: Introduction

  • Who Should Learn This Course?
  • CompTIA Network+ Exam Topics
  • How This Course Is Organized

Lessons 2: The OSI Model and Encapsulation

  • The Purpose of Reference Models
  • The OSI Model
  • The TCP/IP Stack
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 3: Network Topologies and Types

  • Defining a Network
  • Network Types and Characteristics
  • Networks Defined Based on Resource Location
  • Networks Defined by Topology
  • Virtual Network Concepts
  • Provider Links
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 4: Network Media Types

  • Copper and Fiber Media and Connectors
  • Unshielded Twisted Pair
  • Plenum Versus Nonplenum Cable
  • Multiplexing in Fiber-Optic Networks
  • Cable Management
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 5: IP Addressing

  • Binary Numbering
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • Assigning IPv4 Addresses
  • Subnetting
  • Address Translation
  • IP Version 6
  • Real-World Case Study
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 6: Common Ports and Protocols

  • Ports and Protocols
  • IP Protocol Types
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 7: Network Services

  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • NTP
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 8: Corporate and Datacenter Architectures

  • The Three-Tiered Network Architecture
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Deciding on an Architecture
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 9: Cloud Concepts

  • Deployment Models
  • Service Models
  • Key Cloud Concepts
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 10: Various Network Devices

  • Networking Devices
  • Networked Devices
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 11: Routing Technologies and Bandwidth Management

  • Routing
  • Sources of Routing Information
  • Routing Protocol Characteristics
  • Routing Protocol Examples
  • Bandwidth Management
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 12: Ethernet Switching

  • Principles of Ethernet
  • Ethernet Switch Features
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 13: Wireless Standards

  • Introducing Wireless LANs
  • Deploying Wireless LANs
  • Securing Wireless LANs
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 14: Ensure Network Availability

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Additional Monitoring Topics
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 15: Organizational Documents and Policies

  • Plans and Policies
  • Hardening and Security Policies
  • Common Documentation
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 16: High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • High Availability
  • Real-World Case Study: SOHO Network Design
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 17: Common Security Concepts

  • Core Security Concepts
  • Authentication Methods
  • Risk Management and SIEM
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 18: Common Types of Attacks

  • Technology-Based Attacks
  • Human and Environmental Attacks
  • Other Miscellaneous Attacks
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 19: Network Hardening Techniques

  • Best Practices
  • Wireless Security and IoT Considerations
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 20: Remote Access Methods

  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Other Remote Access Technologies
  • Authentication and Authorization Considerations
  • In-Band vs. Out-of-Band Management
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 21: Physical Security

  • Detection Methods
  • Prevention Methods
  • Asset Disposal
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 22: A Network Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Troubleshooting Basics
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resource

Lessons 23: Troubleshoot Common Cabling Problems

  • Specifications and Limitations
  • Cable Considerations and Applications
  • Common Issues
  • Common Tools
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resources

Lessons 24: Network Software Tools and Commands

  • Software Tools
  • Command Line Tools
  • Basic Network Platform Commands
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics
  • Additional Resource

Lessons 25: Troubleshoot Common Wireless Issues

  • Specifications and Limitations
  • Considerations
  • Common Issues
  • Wireless Network Troubleshooting
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics

Lessons 26: Troubleshoot General Network Issues

  • Considerations for General Network Troubleshooting
  • Common Issues
  • Summary
  • Review All the Key Topics

Additional Resources

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Hands-on LAB Activities

The OSI Model and Encapsulation

  • Displaying the Structure of a UDP Segment
  • Displaying the Structure of a TCP Segment

Network Topologies and Types

  • Creating a Virtual Switch

IP Addressing

  • Configuring a Class A IP Address
  • Configuring a Class B IP Address
  • Configuring a Class C IP Address
  • Creating a Subinterface on a Router and Assigning an IP Address
  • Configuring Network Address Translation
  • Configuring Port Address Translation

Network Services

  • Preventing Zone Transfers
  • Configuring Multi-Stratum NTP

Various Network Devices

  • Performing a Proxy Server Operation

Routing Technologies and Bandwidth Management

  • Configuring Directly Connected Routes
  • Configuring Static Routing

Ethernet Switching

  • Creating a VLAN and Viewing its Assignment to Port Mapping
  • Configuring an Access Port
  • Configuring and Viewing a Trunk Port Status
  • Configuring IP and Management Access

Ensure Network Availability

  • Configuring Syslog and Viewing Settings on a Router
  • Viewing the Application, Security, and System Logs
  • Viewing Interface Statistics and Status
  • Configuring NetFlow

Organizational Documents and Policies

  • Configuring a Default Domain Password Policy

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Configuring VRRP

Common Security Concepts

  • Examining Asymmetric Encryption
  • Performing Symmetric Encryption
  • Setting Up a Honeypot

Common Types of Attacks

  • Cracking a Password
  • Using SET

Network Hardening Techniques

  • Implementing Port Security

Remote Access Methods

  • Establishing a VPN Connection

Network Software Tools and Commands

  • Capturing a Packet Using Wireshark
  • Part I: Command Line Tools
  • Part II: Command Line Tools

Part III: Command Line Tools

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