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Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Certification Passport, 4th Edition (Exam N10-005)

© 2012
by Mike Meyers, Scott Jernigan

4th Edition Active, In-Print 464 Pages Mixed media product
9780071789059 0071789057

  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • Examination Copy

From the #1 Name in Professional Certification

Prepare for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005 with McGraw-Hill—a Gold-Level CompTIA Authorized Partner offering Authorized CompTIA Approved Quality Content to give you the competitive edge on exam day.

Get on the fast track to becoming CompTIA Network+ certified with this affordable, portable study tool. Inside, networking expert Mike Meyers guides you on your career path, providing expert tips and sound advice along the way. With an intensive focus only on what you need to know to pass the CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-005, this certification passport is your ticket to success on exam day.

CD includes test engine with two comlplete practice exams, Mike's favorite freeware and shareware networking tools, a video introduction to CompTIA Network+, and an Adobe Digital Editions free eBook download (subject to Adobe's system requirements)


  • Itineraries--List of official exam objectives covered
  • ETAs--Amount of time needed to complete each lesson
  • Local Lingo--Concise definitions of key terms and concepts
  • Travel Assistance--Recommended resources for more information
  • Exam Tips--Common exam pitfalls and solutions
  • Checkpoints--End-of-chapter questions, answers, and explanations
  • Career Flight Path--Career options mapped out to maximize the return from your IT journey

Part 1: Network Fundamentals

Objective 1.01: Overview of How Networks Work

Objective 1.02: The OSI Seven-Layer Model

Objective 1.03: The TCP/IP Model


Part 2: Network Media

Objective 2.01: Coaxial Cabling

Objective 2.02: Twisted-Pair Cabling

Objective 2.03: Optical Fiber

Objective 2.04: Wireless Media Types

Part 3: Network Topologies and Standards

Objective 3.01: The Bus Topology and Ethernet

Objective 3.02: The Star Bus Topology

Objective 3.03: Ring Topologies

Objective 3.04: Other Topologies


Part 4: Network Hardware

Objective 4.01: Network Interfaces

Objective 4.02: Repeaters, Hubs, and Bridges

Objective 4.03: Switched Ethernet

Objective 4.04: Connecting Ethernet Segments

Objective 4.05: Routers

Objective 4.06: Wireless Access Points


Part 5: TCP/IP

Objective 5.01: The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

Objective 5.02: IPv4 Addressing

Objective 5.03: CIDR and Subnetting

Objective 5.04: IPv6 Addressing

Objective 5.05: Domain Name System


Part 6: Routing

Objective 6.01: Routing Tables

Objective 6.02: Network Address Translation

Objective 6.03: Dynamic Routing


Part 7: Virtualization

Objective 7.01: Virtual LANs

Objective 7.02: Virtual Computing

Objective 7.03: Virtualization in Modern Networks


Part 8: Wide Area Networking

Objective 8.01: Telephony and Beyond

Objective 8.02: The Last Mile

Objective 8.03: Using Remote Access


Part 9: Network Security

Objective 9.01: Common Threats

Objective 9.02: Securing User Accounts

Objective 9.03: Firewalls

Objective 9.04: Securing Remote Connections


Part 10: The Complete Network

Objective 10.01: Designing and Implementing a SOHO Network

Objective 10.02: Implementing a Wireless Network

Objective 10.03: Specialized Network Devices

Objective 10.04: Network Configuration Management


Part 11: Troubleshooting Networks

Objective 11.01: The Troubleshooting Process

Objective 11.02: Troubleshooting Network Hardware

Objective 11.03: Testing Equipment


Part 12: Network Utilities and Optimization

Objective 12.01: TCP/IP Utilities

Objective 12.02: Troubleshooting Network Performance

Objective 12.03: Monitoring Networks


Appendix A: Career Flight Path

Appendix B: About the CD-ROM


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