CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Certification Study Guide

Exam Code: N10-006

Learn the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks and prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam with a study guide that is mapped to Network+ exam content.


CompTIA is proud to offer you high quality study materials that are based more than 20 years of experience in helping learners successfully prepare for certification exams.

The Network+ Certification Study Guide will teach you the fundamental principles of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting network technologies and help you to progress a career in network administration. It will prepare you to take the CompTIA Network+ exam by providing 100% coverage of the objectives and content examples listed on the syllabus.

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe the features of different network protocols and products for LANs, WANs, and wireless networks.
  • Understand the functions and features of TCP/IP addressing and protocols.
  • Identify threats to network security and appropriate countermeasures and controls.
  • Install and configure network cabling and appliances.
  • Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot networks.

To get the most out of the CompTIA Network+ Study Guide and be able to prepare for your exam, you should have successfully earned the CompTIA A+ certification, and have about 9-12 months of experience of networking support or IT administration.

It is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • Configure and support PC, laptop, mobile (smartphone / tablet), and print devices.
  • Know basic network terminology and functions (such as Ethernet, TCP/IP, switches, routers).
  • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.
  • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls.
  • Understand TCP/IP addressing, core protocols and troubleshooting tools.

What’s Included

The CompTIA Network+ Study Guide is available in print, an eBook, or in a voucher and training bundle.

The printed version comes as one book – the CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide for the Security+ certification exam N10-006.

The CompTIA Network+ Certification Study Guide includes:

  • Integrated training videos by Professor Messer
  • Review questions designed to test your knowledge of the topics covered in each unit
  • Glossary
  • Content mapping of the course topics with the exam objectives

The eBook is delivered through the Skillpipe eBook reader.

Consider a CompTIA Network+ voucher and training bundle to combine an exam voucher, training as well as a free exam retake in one package.

Course Overview

Topologies and Infrastructure

  • Topologies and the OSI Model
  • Ethernet
  • Hubs, Bridges, and Switches
  • Infrastructure and Design

Addressing and Routing

  • Internet Protocol
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Routing

Troubleshooting and Management

  • Transport Protocols
  • Name Resolution
  • Troubleshooting
  • Applications and Services
  • Management and Monitoring
  • Cloud and Virtualization


  • Network Sites
  • Installing Cable
  • Installing Wireless Networks
  • WAN Technologies
  • Remote Access


  • Vulnerabilities and Threats
  • Security Appliances
  • Authentication
  • Incident Response
  • Change and Configuration Management