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Practice Lab for CompTIA Network+ N10-007

Exam Number Exam Name Certification Author
N10-007 CompTIA Network+ Network+ Boson

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Practice Lab

The Practice Lab for CompTIA Network+ N10-007 provides access* to real computer equipment that is networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet. Practice Labs include multiple pieces of equipment that you can configure. This lab includes instructions that will guide you as you learn the concepts and technologies covered on the N10-007 certification exam.
The CompTIA Network+ Practice Lab will provide you with the necessary platform to gain hands-on skills in networking technologies. By completing the lab tasks, you should be able to give a clear explanation of infrastructure, networking concepts, network operations, security, networking troubleshooting and tools.
These tasks will help you understand the objectives and competencies required to pass the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 certification exam.
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Exam Info

The CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) exam earns you credit towards the CompTIA Network+ certification. CompTIA Network+ covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. CompTIA has been updated and reorganized the Network+ N10-007 certification exam to address the current networking technologies with expanded coverage of several domains by adding:
  • Critical security concepts to helping networking professionals work with security practitioners
  • Key cloud computing best practices and typical service models
  • Coverage of newer hardware and virtualization techniques
  • Concepts to give individuals the combination of skills to keep the network resilient
According to CompTIA the Network+ credential ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:
  • Design and implement functional networks
  • Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
  • Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
  • Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
  • Implement network security, standards, and protocols
  • Troubleshoot network problems
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks

Benefits of Online Practice Labs

  • Provide dedicated live equipment without the risk or expense
  • Help improve practical IT skills
  • Can help you learn the knowledge needed to pass the certification exam
  • Allow you to share labs – great for instructors or students
  • Are accessible through the internet anytime, from anywhere

Course Modules

Introduction to the OSI Model

  • Understand the OSI model
  • Layers 1 to 3 of the OSI model
  • Layers 1 to 3 of the OSI model

Configure IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing

  • Configure the Network to use an ISATAP Router
  • Setup Network Connectivity between IPv4 and IPv6 Devices

Network Management – Diagrams, Symbols, and Documentation

  • Introduction to LibreOffice Draw
  • Create Network Diagrams with LibreOffice Draw

Network Services and Protocols (Part 1)

  • Troubleshooting ICMP Related Issues (including Ping and Traceroute)
  • Understand How ARP Works

Network Services and Protocols (Part 2)

  • Verify Port 80 for HTTP
  • Verify Port 443 for HTTPS
  • Contrast TCP and UDP Protocols
  • Using a Port Scanner

Network Services and Protocols (Part 3)

  • Configuring Port 21 for FTP
  • Configuring Port 161 for SNMP
  • Configuring Port 23 for Telnet
  • Configuring Port 445 for SMB
  • Configuring Port 3389 for RDP
  • Using VNC and SSH

Install OS Updates and Configure Security Policy

  • Configure and Run Windows Update
  • Configure Network Security Policy

Understand Common Network Vulnerabilities

  • Spoofing a DNS Server
  • Exploring DNS Server Vulnerabilities
  • Using Anti-Phishing configuration

Implement a Host-based Firewall

  • Preliminary Tasks
  • Configuring Firewall Rules Using Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Firewall Rules using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configuring Firewall Rules from the Command Line Interface

Install Hyper-V

  • Enable Hyper-V Feature

Troubleshoot Internet Connection and DNS Issues

  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity due to DNS settings

Install and Configure DHCP and DNS Servers

  • Installing and Configuring DHCP
  • Installing and Configuring DNS

Introduction to Software as a Service (SaaS)

  • Using OneDrive for Document Storage
  • Using OneDrive for Document Sharing

Detecting System Bottlenecks and Log Management

  • Monitor System Performance
  • Detecting System Bottlenecks

Troubleshoot Network Connectivity with Network Utilities

  • Using ipconfig
  • Using pathping
  • Using route
  • Using iptables
  • Using tcpdump
  • Using nmap

VPN Technologies and Services

  • Install VPN Server
  • Configure VPN Server Properties
  • Using PPTP
  • Using L2TP and IPSec

Install and Configure Network Load Balancing

  • Installing Network Load Balancing Nodes
  • Configuring a New NLB Cluster
  • Adding a Secondary Node to an NLB Cluster
  • Examining the working of an NLB cluster
  • Configuring and validating port rules for NLB cluster

Configure Switching Features

  • Trunk Configuration Part 1
  • VLAN Trunk Protocol
  • Trunk Configuration Part 2
  • Native VLAN Configuration
  • Adding and Removing VLANs from a Trunk
  • Configuring EtherChannel

Configure and Verify Switch Security Features

  • ARP Inspection, DHCP Snooping, and IP Source Guard
  • Private VLANs (PVLANs)

Configure Switching Concepts

  • Examining the functionality of a Switch
  • Examining the MAC Address Table
  • Examining MAC Address Aging
  • Frame Flooding
  • Creating and Managing VLANs

Backup and Restore

  • Restoring a Windows Computer Using System Image Backup
  • Using Windows 10 backup utilities
  • Automating Windows Server Backup

Routing Concepts and Protocols

  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing
  • Static and Dynamic Routing
  • Floating Static Route
  • Configuring Multiple Dynamic Routing Protocols

Configure Gateway Redundancy Protocols

  • Configuring HSRP
  • Priority and Pre-emption
  • Examining HSRP

Configure Email Client Protocols

  • Configuring an Email Service
  • Configuring a Mail Client

Install and Configure SNMP

  • Installing the Monitoring Software
  • Installing and Configuring SNMP
  • Performing a Network Inventory

Controlling VPN Access with RADIUS

  • Install Network Policy Server - Microsoft RADIUS
  • Configure VPN Ports
  • Viewing the NPS Logs

Assess Network Vulnerabilities and Threats using MBSA

  • Running MBSA to Detect System Vulnerabilities

Practice Lab for CompTIA Network+ N10-007


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