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CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Hands-on Lab Simulator

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5517-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5517-9

Gain hands-on experience for the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 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.

  • 63 hands-on labs
  • Includes matching, drag and drop, network cable manipulation, operating system GUI and command line administration, and Cisco router and switch configuration and troubleshooting labs
  • Covers the new performance based questions
  • Includes Coupon that Saves you 10% on  your Exam Voucher

CompTIA Network+ N10-006 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 60 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 solutions. Manipulate cables and other hardware and organize network devices on network topology maps. Configure workstations through the Windows GUI and PC command line interfaces. Troubleshoot real-world networking issues with Cisco routers and switches. Configure VPN clients, determine optimal placement for wireless antennas, and much more.

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 configuration tasks. 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.

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

  • Computer network fundamentals
  • The OSI reference model
  • Network components
  • Ethernet technology
  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • Routing IP packets
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Wireless LANs
  • Network optimization
  • Command-line tools
  • Network management
  • Network security
  • Network troubleshooting

Limited Time Offer: Buy the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Simulator and receive a 10% off discount code for the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 exam. To receive your 10% off discount code login to your pearsonITcertification.com Account page, locate the product and click on “Access Bonus Content.”

CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Hands-on Lab Simulator Minimum System Requirements:

Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit) with SP2, Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) with SP1, or Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit, x86 processors);

Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10; Intel Pentium III 1 GHz or faster processor; 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended);

1 GB hard disk space; 32-bit color depth at 1024x768 resolution; Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or later

Other applications installed during installation: Adobe AIR 3.8; Captive JRE 6

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

Sample Content

Table of Contents

1 Computer Network Fundamentals

Network Topologies

2 The OSI Reference Model

Matching Well-Known Port Numbers

TCP/IP Protocols and Their Functions

DHCP Technology

Network Application Protocols

OSI Model Layer and Network Devices

OSI Model Layer Functions

Application Layer Network Server Descriptions

3 Network Components

Create a Straight Cable and Test It

Create a Crossover Cable

Create a Console Cable

Contrast Virtualization Technologies and Services

Using ARP to Discover a MAC Address

Details of DHCP Client Address Configuration Process

Configuring Static Hostname Resolution on a Workstation

Workstation Virtualization

4 Ethernet Technology

Connect to Switch Console Port using PuTTY

Connect to a Switch and Reconfigure the Hostname and Password

Switch Management via Telnet

Configuring Port Security

5 IPv4 & IPv6 Addresses (

IPv4 Address Types and Classes

IPv6 Addressing Terminology

Truncating IPv6 Addresses

Intermediate IPv4 Addressing Practice 1

Configuring a Client Network Adapter with an IPv4 Address

Configuring a Network Adapter with an IPv6 Address

Using ipconfig to Discover Network Settings

Configure an IP Address on a Switch with a Default Gateway

Configuring an Ethernet Interface on a Router

Connecting Two Routers to Each Other

6 Routing IP Packets

Configuring Small Office/Home Office Router- Network User Security Settings

Connecting to the Router’s Console Port

Verifying a Router-to-Router Connection with Cisco Discovery Protocol

Static and Default Routing

Configuring Dynamic Routing

Reading a Routing Table

Using the route print Command

7 Wide-Area Networks

Configuring a VPN client

8 Wireless LANs

Matching Wireless Standards and Terminology

Wireless Security Terminology

Wireless Antenna Placement

Manually Configuring Wireless Signals on a Small Office/Home Office Router

9 Network Optimization

Identifying Network Performance Terminology

10 Command-Line Tools

Using ipconfig, ping, arp, and tracert Together to Troubleshoot Connectivity

Using netstat to Troubleshoot Connectivity

Using Basic Linux Troubleshooting Commands

11 Network Management

Creating Network Users on a Domain Controller

12 Network Security

Security Terminology and Descriptions

Network Vulnerabilities - the Hacker and Network Admin Perspectives

Secure Protocols vs. Unsecure Protocols

Types of Network Threats and Attacks

Security Appliance Terminology and Methods

13 Network Troubleshooting

Identifying Troubleshooting Commands to Use for Various Tasks

Reordering Troubleshooting Steps

Identify Common Cat5 Wiring Problems

Matching Command Output to Commands

Verify a Data Link Connection from a Computer to a Network

Using Extended ping (Command Switches) to Troubleshoot Connectivity

Troubleshooting Practice

Using NSLookup for DNS Troubleshooting

Using ping to Troubleshoot Connectivity

DNS Troubleshooting Simulation

Using tracert to Troubleshoot Connectivity


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