Network Administrator Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to Comptia Network+ Skills
Develop the skills you need in the real world Hit the ground running with the street-smart training you'll find in this practical book. Using a "year ... Show synopsis Develop the skills you need in the real world Hit the ground running with the street-smart training you'll find in this practical book. Using a "year in the life" approach, it gives you an inside look at network administration, with key information organized around the actual day-to-day tasks, scenarios, and challenges you'll face in the field. This valuable training tool is loaded with hands-on, step-by-step exercises covering all phases of network administration, including: Designing a network Implementing and configuring networks Maintaining and securing networks Troubleshooting a network An invaluable study tool This no-nonsense book also covers the common tasks that CompTIA expects all of its Network+ candidates to know how to perform. So whether you're preparing for certification or seeking practical skills to break into the field, you'll find the instruction you need, including: Designing and drawing an internetwork Identifying devices and components Configuring wireless components Planning for static and dynamic routing Setting up hubs, switches, and routers Maintaining security with encryption, scans, and more Troubleshooting your network The Street Smarts series is designed to help current or aspiring IT professionals put their certification to work for them. Full of practical, real world scenarios, each book features actual tasks from the field and then offers step-by-step exercises that teach the skills necessary to complete those tasks. And because the exercises are based upon exam objectives from leading technology certifications, each Street Smarts book can be used as a lab manual for certification prep.