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Networking Essentials Pearson uCertify Course and Textbook Bundle

By Jeffrey S. Beasley, Piyasat Nilkaew

Published by Prentice Hall Certification

Published Date: Feb 10, 2014

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This bundle inlcudes the Pearson uCertify course and the text, Beasley: Networking Essentials. The course inlcudes:

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Table of Contents

Network Essentials Table of Contents:

Introduction xxii

Chapter 1 Introduction to Computer Networks 2

1-1 INTRODUCTION 5

1-2 NETWORK TOPOLOGIES 7

    Section 1-2 Review 11

    Test Your Knowledge 12

1-3 THE OSI MODEL 12

    Section 1-3 Review 14

    Test Your Knowledge 15

1-4 THE ETHERNET LAN 15

    IP Addressing 19

    Section 1-4 Review 21

    Test Your Knowledge 22

1-5 HOME NETWORKING 22

    Securing the Home Network 34

    IP Addressing in the Home Network 36

    Section 1-5 Review 37

    Test Your Knowledge 38

1-6 ASSEMBLING AN OFFICE LAN 38

    Section 1-6 Review 43

    Test Your Knowledge 44

1-7 TESTING AND TROUBLESHOOTING A LAN 44

    Section 1-7 Review 46

    Test Your Knowledge 47

Summary 48

Questions and Problems 48

    Section 1-1 48

    Section 1-2 49

    Section 1-3 50

    Section 1-4 51

    Section 1-5 52

    Section 1-6 54

    Section 1-7 55

    Certification Questions 55

Chapter 2 Physical Layer Cabling: Twisted Pair 58

2-1 INTRODUCTION 61

2-2 STRUCTURED CABLING 62

    Horizontal Cabling 65

    Section 2-2 Review 68

    Test Your Knowledge 69

2-3 UNSHIELDED TWISTED-PAIR CABLE 69

    Shielded Twisted-pair Cable 72

    Section 2-3 Review 72

    Test Your Knowledge 72

2-4 TERMINATING CAT6/5E/5 UTP CABLES 73

    Computer Communication 74

    Straight-through and Crossover Patch Cables 76

    Section 2-4 Review 85

    Test Your Knowledge 85

2-5 CABLE TESTING AND CERTIFICATION 86

    Section 2-5 Review 90

    Test Your Knowledge 90

2-6 10 Gigabit Ethernet over Copper 90

    Overview 91

    Alien Crosstalk 91

    Signal Transmission 93

    Section 2-6 Review 94

    Test Your Knowledge 94

2-7 TROUBLESHOOTING CABLING SYSTEMS 94

    Installation 94

    Cable Stretching 95

    Cable Failing to Meet Manufacturer

    Specifications 95

    CAT5e Cable Test Examples 96

Section 2-7 Review 103

    Test Your Knowledge 104

Summary 105

Questions and Problems 105

    Section 2-1 105

    Section 2-3 106

    Section 2-4 107

    Section 2-5 109

    Section 2-6 109

    Certification Questions 112

Chapter 3 Physical Layer Cabling: Fiber Optics 114

3-1 INTRODUCTION 117

3-2 THE NATURE OF LIGHT 119

    Graded-Index Fiber 123

    Single-Mode Fibers 124

    Section 3-2 Review 125

    Test Your Knowledge 125

3-3 FIBER ATTENUATION AND DISPERSION 126

    Attenuation 126

    Dispersion 127

    Dispersion Compensation 129

    Section 3-3 Review 130

    Test Your Knowledge 130

3-4 OPTICAL COMPONENTS 130

    Intermediate Components 132

    Detectors 132

    Fiber Connectorization 134

    Section 3-4 Review 135

    Test Your Knowledge 135

3-5 OPTICAL NETWORKING 136

    Defining Optical Networking 136

    Building Distribution 138

    Campus Distribution 141

    Section 3-5 Review 144

    Test Your Knowledge 145

3-6 SAFETY 145

    Section 3-6 Review 146

    Test Your Knowledge 146

Summary 147

Questions and Problems 147

    Section 3-1 147

    Section 3-2 147

    Section 3-3 148

    Section 3-4 148

    Section 3-5 149

    Section 3-6 149

    Certification Questions 150

Chapter 4 Wireless Networking 152

4-1 INTRODUCTION 154

4-2 THE IEEE 802.11 WIRELESS LAN STANDARD 155

    Section 4-2 Review 162

    Test Your Knowledge 162

4-3 802.11 WIRELESS NETWORKING 163

    Section 4-3 Review 171

    Test Your Knowledge 172

4-4 Bluetooth, WiMAX, and RFID 172

    Bluetooth 172

    WiMAX 174

    Radio Frequency Identification 175

    Section 4-4 Review 179

    Test Your Knowledge 179

4-5 SECURING WIRELESS LANS 179

    Section 4-5 Review 182

    Test Your Knowledge 182

4-6 CONFIGURING A POINT-TO-MULTIPOINT

WIRELESS LAN: A CASE STUDY 183

    1. Antenna Site Survey 183

    2. Establishing a Point-to-Point Wireless Link to the Home Network 184

    3—4. Configuring the Multipoint Distribution/Conducting an RF Site Survey 185

    5. Configuring the Remote Installations 187

    Section 4-6 Review 187

    Test Your Knowledge 188

Summary 189

Questions and Problems 189

    Section 4-2 189

    Section 4-3 190

    Section 4-4 191

    Section 4-5 192

    Section 4-6 193

    Critical Thinking 193

    Certification Questions 194

Chapter 5 Interconnecting the LANs 196

5-1 INTRODUCTION 198

5-2 THE NETWORK BRIDGE 199

    Section 5-2 Review 203

    Test Your Knowledge 204

5-3 THE NETWORK SWITCH 204

    Hub—Switch Comparison 206

    Managed Switches 209

    Multilayer Switches 214

    Section 5-3 Review 214

    Test Your Knowledge 215

5-4 THE ROUTER 215

    The Router Interface: Cisco 2800 Series 216

    The Router Interface–Cisco 2600 Series 217

    The Router Interface–Cisco 2500 Series 218

    Section 5-4 Review 220

    Test Your Knowledge 220

5-5 INTERCONNECTING LANS WITH THE ROUTER 221

    Gateway Address 223

    Network Segments 223

    Section 5-5 Review 224

    Test Your Knowledge 224

5-6 CONFIGURING THE NETWORK INTERFACE–AUTO-NEGOTIATION 225

    Auto-Negotiation Steps 225

    Full-Duplex/Half-Duplex 226

    Section 5-6 Review 228

    Test Your Knowledge 228

Summary 229

Questions and Problems 229

    Section 5-2 229

    Section 5-3 230

    Section 5-4 232

    Section 5-5 232

    Section 5-6 233

    Critical Thinking 233

    Certification Questions 234

Chapter 6 TCP/IP 236

6-1 INTRODUCTION 238

6-2 THE TCP/IP LAYERS 239

    The Application Layer 240

    The Transport Layer 241

    The Internet Layer 245

    The Network Interface Layer 248

    Section 6-2 Review 248

    Test Your Knowledge 249

6-3 NUMBER CONVERSION 249

    Binary-to-Decimal Conversion 249

    Decimal-to-Binary Conversion 251

    Hexadecimal Numbers 252

    Section 6-3 Review 255

    Test Your Knowledge 255

6-4 IPv4 ADDRESSING 255

    Private IP Addresses n hj h 258

    IP Address Assignment 258

    Section 6-4 Review 259

    Test Your Knowledge 259

6-5 SUBNET MASKS 259

    Section 6-5 Review 266

    Test Your Knowledge 266

6-6 CIDR BLOCKS 267

    Section 6-6 Review 269

    Test Your Knowledge 270

6-7 IPV6 ADDRESSING 270

    Section 6-7 Review 273

    Test Your Knowledge 273

Summary 274

Questions and Problems 274

    Section 6-2 274

    Section 6-3 276

    Section 6-4 277

    Section 6-5 278

    Section 6-6 280

    Section 6-7 282

    Critical Thinking 282

    Certification Questions 283

Chapter 7 Introduction to Router Configuration 286

7-1 INTRODUCTION 288

7-2 ROUTER FUNDAMENTALS 289

    Layer 3 Networks 290

    Section 7-2 Review 296

    Test Your Knowledge 296

7-3 THE CONSOLE PORT CONNECTION 296

    Configuring the HyperTerminal

    Software (Windows) 298

    Configuring the Z-Term Serial

    Communications Software (Mac) 300

    Section 7-3 Review 302

    Test Your Knowledge 302

7-4 THE ROUTER’S USER EXEC MODE (ROUTER>) 303

    The User EXEC Mode 303

    Router Configuration Challenge: The User

    EXEC Mode 305

    Section 7-4 Review 308

    Test Your Knowledge 308

7-5 THE ROUTER’S PRIVILEGED EXEC MODE (ROUTER#) 308

    Hostname 309

    Enable Secret 310

    Setting the Line Console Passwords 310

    Fast Ethernet Interface Configuration 311

    Serial Interface Configuration 312

    Router Configuration Challenge: The

    Privileged EXEC Mode 314

    Section 7-5 Review 316

    Test Your Knowledge 316

Summary 317

Questions and Problems 317

    Section 7-1 317

    Section 7-2 317

    Section 7-3 320

    Section 7-4 320

    Section 7-5 321

    Critical Thinking 322

    Certification Questions 323

Chapter 8 Introduction to Switch Configuration 326

8-1 INTRODUCTION 328

8-2 Introduction to VLANs 329

    Virtual LAN 329

    Section 8-2 Review 330

    Test Your Knowledge 330

8-3 Introduction to Switch Configuration 330

    Hostname 331

    Enable Secret 332

    Setting the Line Console Passwords 332

    Static VLAN Configuration 333

    Networking Challenge–Switch Configuration 337

    Section 8-3 Review 337

    Test Your Knowledge 338

8-4 Spanning-Tree Protocol 338

    Section 8-4 Review 339

    Test Your Knowledge 340

8-5 Network Management 340

    Configuring SNMP 341

    Section 8-5 Review 344

    Test Your Knowledge 344

8-6 Power over Ethernet 344

    Section 8-6 Review 346

    Test Your Knowledge 347

Summary 348

Questions and Problems 348

    Section 8-2 348

    Section 8-3 349

    Section 8-4 350

    Section 8-5 350

    Section 8-6 352

    Critical Thinking 353

    Certification Questions 353

Chapter 9 Routing Protocols 356

9-1 INTRODUCTION 358

9-2 STATIC ROUTING 359

    Gateway of Last Resort 366

    Configuring Static Routes 366

    Networking Challenge: Chapter 9–

    Static Routes 368

    Section 9-2 Review 369

    Test Your Knowledge 369

9-3 DYNAMIC ROUTING PROTOCOLS 370

    Section 9-3 Review 371

    Test Your Knowledge 371

9-4 DISTANCE VECTOR PROTOCOLS 372

    Section 9-4 Review 374

    Test Your Knowledge 374

9-5 LINK STATE PROTOCOLS 375

    Section 9-5 Review 378

    Test Your Knowledge 378

9-6 HYBRID PROTOCOLS 378

    Section 9-6 Review 379

    Test Your Knowledge 379

9-7 CONFIGURING RIP and RIPv2 379

    Configuring Routes with RIP 381

    Configuring Routes with RIP Version 2 385

    Networking Challenge–RIP V2 387

    Section 9-7 Review 388

    Test Your Knowledge 388

Summary 389

Questions and Problems 389

    Section 9-2 389

    Section 9-3 391

    Section 9-4 392

    Section 9-5 392

    Section 9-6 393

    Section 9-7 394

    Critical Thinking 395

    Certification Questions 395

Chapter 10 Internet Technologies: Out to the Internet 398

10-1 INTRODUCTION 401

10-2 THE LINE CONNECTION 402

    Data Channels 403

    Point of Presence 404

    Section 10-2 Review 406

    Test Your Knowledge 407

10-3 REMOTE ACCESS 407

    Analog Modem Technologies 407

    Cable Modems 408

    xDSL Modems 408

    The Remote Access Server 410

    Section 10-3 Review 411

    Test Your Knowledge 411

10-4 Metro Ethernet/Carrier Ethernet 412

    Ethernet Service Types 413

    Service Attributes 414

    Section 10-4 Review 415

    Test Your Knowledge 416

10-5 NETWORK SERVICES–DHCP AND DNS 416

    The DHCP Data Packets 418

    DHCP Deployment 419

    Network Services: DNS 420

    Internet Domain Name 421

    Section 10-5 Review 423

    Test Your Knowledge 423

10-6 INTERNET ROUTING–BGP 424

    Section 10-6 Review 426

    Test Your Knowledge 427

10-7 ANALYZING INTERNET DATA TRAFFIC 427

    Utilization/Errors Strip Chart 428

    Network Layer Matrix 429

    Network Layer Host Table 430

    Frame Size Distribution 430

    Section 10-7 Review 431

    Test Your Knowledge 432

Summary 433

Questions and Problems 433

    Section 10-2 433

    Section 10-3 434

    Section 10-4 434

    Section 10-5 435

    Section 10-6 435

    Certification Questions 436

Chapter 11 Troubleshooting 438

11-1 INTRODUCTION 440

11-2 ANALYZING COMPUTER NETWORKS 441

    Using Wireshark to Inspect Data Packets 442

    Using Wireshark to Capture Packets 444

    Section 11-2 Review 446

    Test Your Knowledge 446

11-3 ANALYZING COMPUTER NETWORKS–FTP DATA PACKETS 446

    Section 11-3 Review 447

    Test Your Knowledge 448

11-4 ANALYZING CAMPUS NETWORK DATA TRAFFIC 448

    Section 11-4 Review 450

    Test Your Knowledge 450

11-5 TROUBLESHOOTING THE ROUTER INTERFACE 451

    Section 11-5 Review 454

    Test Your Knowledge 454

11-6 TROUBLESHOOTING THE SWITCH INTERFACE 454

    Section 11-6 Review 457

    Test Your Knowledge 457

11-7 TROUBLESHOOTING FIBER OPTICS–The OTDR 457

    Section 11-7 Review 459

    Test Your Knowledge 459

Summary 460

Questions and Problems 460

    Section 11-2 460

    Section 11-3 461

    Section 11-4 462

    Section 11-5 462

    Section 11-6 462

    Section 11-7 463

    Certification Questions 463

Chapter 12 Network Security 466

12-1 INTRODUCTION 468

12-2 INTRUSION (HOW AN ATTACKER GAINS CONTROL OF A NETWORK) 469

    Social Engineering 469

    Password Cracking 470

    Packet Sniffing 470

    Vulnerable Software 471

    Viruses and Worms 473

    Section 12-2 Review 474

    Test Your Knowledge 474

12-3 DENIAL OF SERVICE 475

    Distributed Denial-of-service Attacks 476

    Section 12-3 Review 477

    Test Your Knowledge 477

12-4 SECUITY SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE 477

    Antivirus Software 477

    Personal Firewall 478

    Firewall 484

    Other Security Appliances 485

    Section 12-4 Review 486

    Test Your Knowledge 486

12-5 INTRODUCTION TO VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK 486

    VPN Tunneling Protocols 487

    Configuring a Remote Access VPN Server 489

    Configuring a Remote Client’s VPN

    Connection 489

    Cisco VPN Client 491

    Section 12-5 Review 495

    Test Your Knowledge 495

Summary 497

Questions and Problems 497

    Section 12-2 497

    Section 12-3 498

    Section 12-4 498

    Section 12-5 499

    Critical Thinking 500

    Certification Questions 500

Glossary of Key Terms 503

TOC, 1/31/2012, 9780789749031

 

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