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A Video Overview of the CCENT/CCNA Network Simulator:
Skill Builder Lab Demo:
Subnetting Exercise Lab Demo:
Configuration Scenario Lab Demo:
Troubleshooting Scenario Lab Demo:


  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 10-1/2" x 7-3/4"
  • Edition: 1st
  • Software Download
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-291026-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-291026-2

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Gain hands-on experience for the CompTIA Network+ N10-005 exam without having to invest heavily in hardware, software, or other equipment with this Network+ Simulator from Pearson IT Certification, a leader in IT Certification learning and a CompTIA Authorized Platinum Partner.

The Simulator Series from Pearson IT Certification are the most effective simulators for hands-on skills enhancement and is the perfect learning product to help you prepare for CompTIA’s newly introduced performance-based questions. CompTIA’s performance-based questions require exam candidates to perform a task or solve a problem within a simulated IT environment to demonstrate specific knowledge or skills.

  • Covers all Network + N10-005 objectives
  • Includes coverage of the new performance based questions
  • 153 hands-on labs
  • Five different types of labs
  • More than four hours of LiveLessons video training ($150 value)

CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Simulator helps you reinforce Network+ exam topics and develop and enhance the hands-on skills you will need to succeed on the exam and on the job. This state-of-the-art, interactive simulation software presents you with more than 150 challenging labs that help you learn by doing, which is the most effective method of learning.

Experience realistic operating system and network device response as you work through each of the labs, which include detailed instructions, hints, and solution. Manipulate cables and other hardware and organize network devices on network topology maps. All Network+ N10-005 exam topics are covered, including networking concepts, network installation and configuration, network media and topologies, network management, and network security.

The labs are divided into five different types. Matching labs help you develop a mental map of concepts, enhancing retention and recall. Drag and Drop exercises allow you to work with physical cables and equipment and network designs. Command Line Interface (CLI) labs allow you to get hands-on experience configuring Cisco routers and switches. Graphical User Interface (GUI) labs allow you to work through common Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Linux, and Linksys router configuration tasks. Worksheet exercises help you master numbering system conversions. Most labs conclude with Think About It sections to help you develop critical thinking skills and delve deeper into the concepts you are learning in the lab activities. You can save your grades on each lab in PDF format, and the software tracks your progress on each lab, so you always know exactly where you are in your studies.

In addition to the wealth of hands-on exercises, this software comes complete with more than four hours of video training by expert instructor Anthony Sequeira. Videos for this download product are delivered as streaming videos.

This unique simulation software helps you master the hands-on skills needed to succeed on the Network+ exam. Topics covered include:

  • OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Addressing methods and formats
  • Routing and switching
  • Networking protocols
  • DNS concepts
  • Troubleshooting
  • Virtual network components
  • Wireless networking
  • DHCP
  • SOHO networking
  • Media and connector types
  • LAN and WAN technologies
  • Network topologies
  • Wiring distribution
  • Network monitoring, management, and optimization
  • Common threats and vulnerabilities
  • Wireless security
  • Network access security and user authentication
  • Firewall installation
  • Security appliances and methods

Updated System requirements:
Windows Vista (32 bit/64 bit) with SP2, Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) with SP1, Windows 8 (32 bit/64 bit), or Windows 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit). On Windows 8.0 and 8.1, only the Desktop UI is supported.

Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10

Intel Pentium III 1GHz or faster processor
512MB RAM (1GB recommended)
500MB hard disk space
32-bit color depth at 1024x768 resolution
Adobe Reader XI (11) and above
Connection to the Internet during installation for access code validation

Applications installed during installation:
Adobe AIR 3.8
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6

This product is a single-user license desktop software application. 

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Hands-on Lab Activities:

1.0: Networking Concepts
1. TCP/IP Model Layer Matching
2. TCP/IP Protocols and  Functions
3. OSI Model Layer Functions
4. Transport Layer Header Fields
5. Network Layer Header Fields
6. Data Link Layer Fields
7. Distinguishing between Applications and Protocols
8. OSI Model Layer and Network Devices 
9. Understanding Data Encapsulation 
10. Application Layer Network Server Descriptions 
11. Reference Model Terminology
12.  Network Numbering Systems - Conversions
13.  Network Numbering Systems - Adding
14. Binary Adding 
15. Network Numbering Review Practice
16. Identify Parts of an IPv4 and IPv6 Address 
17. Network Addressing Terminology
18. IPv4 Address Types and Classes
19. Calculating the Number of Hosts in a Given Network 
20. Discovering the Network Number for a Given Host 
21. IPv6 Addressing Terminology  
22. IPv6 Header Field Descriptions 
23. IPv6 Header Field Positioning 
24. IPv6 Address Format Prefix Types and Descriptions
25. Truncating IPv6 Addresses
26. IPv6 Network Numbering 
27. Summary Review of Header Fields
28.Determining if Two Computers Are on the Same Logical Network in IPv4
29. IPv4 Allocating Bits for Network Addresses
30. IPv4 - Create a Custom Subnet Mask (Part 1 )
31. IPv4 - Creating a Custom Subnet Mask (Part 2)
32. IPv4 - Using Variable Length Subnet Masks 
33. IPv4 Scenario-based Test Applet
34.Intermediate IPv4 Addressing Practice 1
35.Intermediate IPv4 Addressing Practice 2
36. IPv4 Advanced - Route Aggregation Planning
37. Routing Protocols 
38. Routed Protocols 
39. Matching Well-Known Port Numbers
40. Network Application Protocols 
41. Configuring an FTP Server
42. Configuring an FTP Client
43. Configuring an Email Client
44. Domain Name Services Terminology 
45. Configuring Static Hostname Resolution on a Workstation
46. Using NSLookup for DNS Troubleshooting
47. DNS Troubleshooting Simulation
48. Reordering Troubleshooting Steps
49. Troubleshooting Practice
50. Virtualization Terminology 
51. Workstation Virtualization
52. Server Virtualization Planning
53. Contrast Virtualization Technologies and Services 
2.0 Network Installation and Configuration
54. Connect to a Switch Console Port and Set the Hostname
55. Connect to a Switch and Reconfigure the Hostname and Password
56. Configure an IP Address on a Switch with a Default Gateway
57. Switch Management via Telnet
58. Understanding Switching Loops
59. Choosing and Configuring a Root Switch
60. Configuring Switched VLANs and Trunk Ports
61. Configuring Port Security
62. Spanning Tree Port Identification
63. Connecting to the Router’s Console Port
64. Configuring Hostname and Passwords
65. Configuring an Ethernet Interface on a Router
66. Using the Show Run Command to Read the Current Configuration
67. 'show' Commands Useful for Troubleshooting Common Router Problems
68. Connecting Two Routers to Each Other
69. Verifying a Router-to-Router Connection with Cisco Discovery Protocol
70. Saving the Router or Switch Configuration
71.: Static and Default Routing
72. Configuring InterVLAN Routing
73. Configuring Dynamic Routing
74. Reading a Routing Table
75. Configure Small Office/Home Office Router for Basic Operation
76. Matching Antenna Types
77. Wireless Antenna Placement
78. Using a Static Address on a Small Office/Home Office Router
79. DHCP Technology
80. Details of DHCP Client Address Configuration Process
81. Configuring Small Office/Home Office Router- Network User Security Settings
82. Manually Configuring Wireless Signals on a Small Office/Home Office Router
83. Configuring a Wireless USB Network Adapter to Connect to a Wireless Router
84. Using NetSh to scan for wireless networks
85. Configuring a Network Adapter with an IPv6 Address
86. Configuring Access Restrictions on a Small Business/Home Office Router
87. Configuring Port Forwarding to Local Services on a Small Office/Home Office Router
88. Address Translation Terminology
89. Configuring a Connection to a Network Printer
90. Mapping a Network Drive to the Desktop
91. Configuring a Client Network Adapter with an IPv4 Address
3.0 Network Media and Topologies
92. Media Types and Properties
93. Matching Transceiver Port Functions for Category 5 Cabling
94. Matching Cable to Wire Length 
95. Create a Straight Cable and Test It
96. Create a Crossover Cable
97. Configuring a Network Adapter with an IP Address
98.  Making a Direct Connection Between Two PCs
99. Verify a Data Link Connection from a Computer to a Network
100.  Demonstrate Appropriate Wired Network Connections Between Device Pairs
101.  Drag and Drop Appropriate Cables into a Topology 
102.  Fiber Optic Cabling, Connectors, and Uses
103. Connecting Campus Area Distribution Facilities to Each Other
104. Matching Wireless Standards and Terminology
105. Matching DSL types with descriptions 
106. Matching Broadband Terminology with Descriptions
107. Wide Area Networking Technology
108. Network Topologies
109. Network Types
110. Identify Common Cat5 Wiring Problems
111. IEEE Local Area Network Wire Standards 
112. IEEE LAN Standards and Technologies
113. Components of Wiring Distribution Systems
114. Network Infrastructure Component Placement
4.0 Network Management
115. Functions of Network Appliances/Management Software
116. Hardware Tools and Functions
117. Use of the ipconfig Command with Available Options
118. Using ipconfig to Discover Network Settings
119. Using ping to Troubleshoot Connectivity 
120. Using extended ping (Command Switches) to Troubleshoot Connectivity
121. Using ARP to Discover a MAC Address
122. Using tracert to Troubleshoot Connectivity 
123. Using netstat to Troubleshoot Connectivity
124. Using ipconfig, ping, arp, and tracert Together to Troubleshoot Connectivity
125. Using the route print Command
126. Using Basic Linux Troubleshooting Commands
127. Identifying Troubleshooting Commands to Use for Various Tasks
128. Matching Command Output to Commands
129. Understanding SNMP Functions and Terminology
130. Identifying Network Monitoring Databases and Logs Based on Need
131. Network Documentation
132. Identifying Network Performance Terminology
5.0 Network Security
133. Security Terminology and Descriptions 
134. Wireless Security Terminology
135. Remote Access Terminology
136. VPN Terminology
137. Tunneling Terminology
138. Matching Authentication Terminology with Descriptions
139. Password and Authentication Methodology
140. Creating Network Users on a Domain Controller
141. Secure Protocols vs. Unsecure Protocols
142. Creating a Local Login Database to Secure Access to a Router
143. Network Vulnerabilities the Hacker and Network Admin Perspectives 
144. Types of Network Threats and Attacks
145. Network Protection Mechanisms
146. Firewall Terminology and Functions
147. Folder Sharing and Security
148. Resource Security through a Domain Controller
149. Data Storage and Disaster Recovery Concepts
150. Using Encrypting File System (EFS) to Encrypt Data Files
151. Configuring a VPN Client
152. Small Office/Home Office Router:Wireless MAC Access Security
153. Security Appliance Terminology and Methods

Video Lessons:

Lesson 1: The OSI and TCP/IP Models
Lesson 2: IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing
Lesson 3: IPv4 Subnetting
Lesson 4: Router and Switch Setup
Lesson 5: routing and Routing Protocols
Lesson 6: Common Networking Problems
Lesson 7: Network Troubleshooting
Lesson 8: Virtual Networking
Lesson 9: Wireless Networking
Lesson 10: Networking Media
Lesson 11: Networking Topologies
Lesson 12: Network Management Tools and Techniques
Lesson 13: SNMP
Lesson 14: Quality of Service (QoS)
Lesson 15: Common Network Attacks and Mitigation
Lesson 16: Securing Wireless
Lesson 17: Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention Systems
Lesson 18: VPNs


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