Network+ Guide to Networks (with Printed Access Card)

Network+ Guide to Networks (with Printed Access Card)

Language: English

Pages: 912

ISBN: 1133608191

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition gives readers the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks. The text also prepares readers for CompTIA's Network+ N10-005 certification exam with fundamentals in protocols, topologies, hardware, and network design. After exploring TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security concepts, as well as an all-new chapter on virtual networks, readers can increase their knowledge with the practical "On-the Job" stories, Review Questions, Hands-On Projects, and Case Projects. NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition also includes reference appendices, a glossary, and full-color illustrations. The features of the text combined with its emphasis on real-world problem solving, provides readers with the tools they need to succeed in any computing environment.

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Require news servers that act as a central collection and distribution point for newsgroup messages. News servers are organized hierarchically across the Internet, similar to the way DNS servers are organized. Clients can use e-mail, Internet browsers, or special newsgroup reading software to receive newsgroup messages. NNTP supports the process of reading newsgroup messages, posting new messages, and transferring news files between news servers. PING (Packet Internet Groper) 5.1 PING (Packet.

Is converted to electromagnetic waves and how obstacles can impair wireless communication. Finally, this chapter teaches you how to perform a wireless site survey, install and configure a wireless access point, and troubleshoot wireless connectivity problems. Chapter 9, “Network Operating Systems,” covers the purpose and design of NOS (network operating system) software. It then provides an overview of the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 network operating system, including Active Directory, the.

Network+ exam pertain to client/server networks. Next, you will learn how networks are classified according to size. LANs, MANs, and WANs As its name suggests, a LAN (local area network) is a network of computers and other devices that is confined to a relatively small space, such as one building or even one office. Small LANs first became popular in the early 1980s. At that time, LANs might have consisted of a handful of computers connected in a peer-to-peer fashion. Today’s LANs are typically.

Stream of data into many packets allows a network to deliver that data more efficiently and reliably. • Addressing—The scheme for assigning a unique identifying number to every node on the network. The type of addressing used depends on the network’s protocols and network operating system. Each network device must have a unique address so that data can be transmitted reliably to and from that device. • Transmission media—The means through which data is transmitted and received. Transmission media.

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