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Author Beasley, Jeffrey S., 1955- author.

Title Networking essentials : a CompTIA Network+ N10-007 textbook / Jeffrey S. Beasley and Piyasat Nilkaew
Edition Fifth edition
Published Indianapolis, Indiana : Pearson, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to computer networks -- Physical layer cabling : twisted-pair -- Physical layer cabling : fiber optics -- Wireless networking -- Interconnecting the LANs -- TCP/IP -- Introduction to switch configuration -- Introduction to router configuration -- Routing protocols -- Internet technologies : out to the Internet -- Troubleshooting -- Network security -- Cloud computing and virtualization -- Codes and standards
Summary Thoroughly updated to reflect the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam, Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition is a practical, up-to-date, and hands-on guide to the basics of networking. Written from the viewpoint of a working network administrator, it requires absolutely no experience with either network concepts or day-to-day network management. Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition guides readers from an entry-level knowledge in computer networks to advanced concepts in Ethernet and TCP/IP networks; routing protocols and router configuration; local, campus, and wide area network configuration; network security; wireless networking; optical networks; Voice over IP; the network server; and Linux networking. This edition contains additional coverage of switch security, troubleshooting IP networks, authorization and access control, best practices for disaster recovery, network infrastructure configuration and management, data traffic network analysis, network security, and VoIP. It also covers approximately 250 new terms now addressed by CompTIA's N10-007 exam. Clear goals are outlined for each chapter, and every concept is introduced in easy-to-understand language that explains how and why networking technologies are used. Each chapter is packed with real-world examples and practical exercises that reinforce all concepts and guide you through using them to configure, analyze, and fix networks. KEY PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES NET-CHALLENGE SIMULATION SOFTWARE provides hands-on experience with entering router and switch commands, setting up functions, and configuring interfaces and protocols WIRESHARK NETWORK PROTOCOL ANALYZER presents techniques and examples of data traffic analysis throughout PROVEN TOOLS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE LEARNING AND NETWORK+ PREP, including chapter outlines, summaries, and Network+ objectives WORKING EXAMPLES IN EVERY CHAPTER to reinforce key concepts and promote mastery KEY TERM DEFINITIONS, LISTINGS, AND EXTENSIVE GLOSSARY to help you master the language of networking QUESTIONS, PROBLEMS, AND CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS to help you deepen your understanding
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed February 23, 2018)
Subject Computer networks -- Design and construction -- Textbooks
TCP/IP (Computer network protocol) -- Textbooks
Internetworking (Telecommunication) -- Textbooks
Computer networks -- Design and construction.
Internetworking (Telecommunication)
TCP/IP (Computer network protocol)
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Form Electronic book
Author Nilkaew, Piyasat, author
ISBN 9780134866116
Other Titles CompTIA Network+ N10-007 textbook
CompTIA Network plus N10-007 textbook