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Network+ N10-004 Certification Exam Details
« on: May 05, 2010, 12:55:08 PM »
CompTIA Network+Exam Details:

CompTIA Network+ is offered by CompTIA and one of the most widely recognized certification in entry level networking technology.

CompTIA Network+ tests the knowledge and skills of a technician to describe the features and functions of networking components and to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate and configure basic network infrastructure.

Exam Information:

Number of Exam Parts        :   One (You need to pass only one exam N10-004 to attain Network+ certification)
Number of Questions         :   100
Exam Format                    :   Conventional
Exam Duration                  :   90 minutes
Minimum Passing Score      :   720 on a scale of 100-900

Further, note that unlike Cisco certifications, CompTIA certifications never expire.

Network+ Objectives (2009): The broad objectives of Network+ exam are given below:

Domain                                % of Examination
Network Technologies                     20%
Network Media and Topologies         20%
Network Devices                           17%
Network Management                     20%
Network Tools                              12%
Network Security                          11%

Total                                            100%

I. Network Theory: Networking Terminology, Network Building Blocks, Physical Network Topologies, Logical Network Topologies, Network Categories

2. Network Communications Methods: Transmission Methods, Media Access Methods, Signaling Methods

3. Network Data Delivery: Data Addressing and Delivery, Delivery Techniques,

4. Network Media and Hardware: Bounded Network Media, Unbounded Network Media, Noise Control
Network Connectivity Devices, Wiring Distribution Components

5. Network Implementations: The OSI Model, Ethernet Networks, Token Ring Networks, Fiber Distributed, Data Interface (FDDI) Networks, Wireless Technologies and Standards

6. Networking with TCP/IP: Families of Protocols, The TCP/IP Protocol, IP Address Basics, Custom IP Addresses, The IP Version 6 Protocol, The TCP/IP Protocol Suite

7. TCP/IP Services: IP Address Assignment Methods, Host Name Resolution, TCP/IP Utilities, TCP/IP Upper-Layer Services, TCP/IP Interoperability Services,

8. Local Area Network Infrastructure: Bridges and Switches, IP Routing, Static IP Routing, Dynamic IP Routing, Control Data Movement with Filters and VLANs

9: WAN Infrastructure:  WAN Switching Technologies,  WAN Transmission Technologies, WAN Connectivity, Methods  Voice Over Data Systems

10: Network Security: Computer Security Basics, Authentication, Data Encryption, Protect Network Traffic with IP Security (IPsec), Internet Security, Local Security, Common Threats, Threat Mitigation Techniques, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Educate Users

11: Remote Networking: Remote Network Architectures, Remote Access Networking Implementations, Virtual Private Networking. Remote Control Computing,

12: Disaster Recovery: Examine Configuration Management Documentation, Plan for Disaster Recovery,  Fault Tolerance Methods, Data Backup,

13: Network Data Storage: Enterprise Data Storage, Network-Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Network (SAN) Implementations, Clustering

14: Network Operating Systems: UNIX and Linux Operating Systems, Apple Mac OS X, Microsoft Operating Systems, Novell Open Enterprise Server

15: Network Management: Monitoring Tools, Network Baselining, Network Optimization

16: Network Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting Models,  TCP/IP Troubleshooting Utilities, Hardware Troubleshooting Tools, Common Connectivity Issues

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