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Networking Complete, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-7821-4143-6
898 pages
October 2002
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This third edition of the best-selling Networking Complete is a one-of-a-kind computer book—valuable for its broad content and its low price. This book contains updated coverage of the essential information you need to know about networking, both in the office and in the home.

With Networking Complete, you'll learn about designing, installing, maintaining, and administering networks using a variety of operating systems, including Windows 2000, Mac OS, NetWare 6, Linux, and UNIX. You'll quickly take advantage of all that networking has to offer. Get up to speed with the basics, then move on to develop intranet systems. Finally, an extensive section on network security and firewalls will help you ensure the reliability and security of your home or business network.

The reference section contains a comprehensive networking glossary, which you'll find to be an invaluable daily tool. Finally, you can examine the exciting IT consulting career opportunities awaiting you.

Networking Complete introduces you to the work of some of Sybex's finest authors, so you'll know where to go to learn even more about what's possible with your network.

Inside:
Networking Fundamentals

  • An Introduction to Networking
  • Networks in the Workplace
  • Topologies and Network Types
  • OSI Model and Major Protocol Suites
  • Wireless—Cell, Radio, Satellite

Networking Hardware and Software

  • Installing Cards and Cables
  • Repeaters, Hubs, Routers, Switches, and Bridges
  • Network Operating Systems and Client Software
  • Networking with Windows 2000 and Windows XP
  • Thin Client Networking Using Citrix MetaFrame XP
  • Web Applications

Network Design, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

  • Principles of Network Design
  • Home Networking Choices
  • Managing Windows 2000 Networks
  • Network Troubleshooting and Disaster Recovery

Intranets and Interconnecting Networks

  • Building an Intranet Infrastructure
  • Remote Access Concepts
  • Java, E-Commerce, ASP

Network Security

  • Security Concepts and Terminology
  • NetWare 6 Network Security
  • Unix Security
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • L2TP, PPTP, RADIUS
  • Firewalls, Proxy Servers, and Encryption

Networking References

  • How to Become an IT Consultant
  • Glossary
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Introduction xxv

Part I Networking Fundamentals 1

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Networks 3

Adapted from A+ Complete Study Guide, Deluxe Edition by David Groth and Dan Newland

ISBN 0-7821-4052-1 976 pages

Chapter 2 Networks in the Workplace 21

Written Expressly for Networking Complete by Brad Price

Chapter 3 Network Topologies and Types 29

Adapted from MCSE: Networking Essentials Study Guide, Third Edition by James Chellis, Charles Perkins, and Matthew Strebe

ISBN 0-7821-2695-2 720 pages

Adapted from Mastering Local Area Networks by Christa Anderson with Mark Minasi

ISBN 0-7821-2258-2 784 pages

Chapter 4 The OSI Model 79

Adapted from the Network+ Study Guide, Third Edition by David Groth

ISBN 0-7821-4014-9 624 pages

Chapter 5 Major Protocol Suites 115

Adapted from MCSE: Networking Essentials Study Guide, Third Edition by James Chellis, Charles Perkins, and Matthew Strebe

ISBN 0-7821-2695-2 720 pages

Part II Network Hardware and Software 143

Chapter 6 Installing Cards and Cables 145

Adapted from Mastering Local Area Networks by Christa Anderson with Mark Minasi

ISBN 0-7821-2258-2 784 pages

Chapter 7 Network Connectivity Devices 171

Adapted from Cabling: The Complete Guide to Network Wiring, Second Edition by David Groth, Jim McBee, and David Barnett

ISBN 0-7821-2958-7 816 pages

Chapter 8 Network Operating Systems 183

Written Expressly for Networking Complete by Mark Lierley

Chapter 9 Configuring Network Hardware 203

Adapted from MCSE: Networking Essentials Study Guide, Third Edition by James Chellis, Charles Perkins, and Matthew Strebe

ISBN 0-7821-2695-2 720 pages

Chapter 10 Controlling Network Applications 217

Adapted from MCSA/MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Management Study Guide by Michael Chacon, James Chellis, Anil Desai, and Matthew Sheltz

ISBN 0-7821-4105-6 832 pages

Chapter 11 Thin Client Networking 245

Adapted from Mastering Local Area Networks by Christa Anderson with Mark Minasi

ISBN 0-7821-2258-2 784 pages

Chapter 12 Extending Terminal Services 265

Adapted from CCA: Citrix MetaFrame XP 1.0 Administration Study Guide by Brad Price and John Price

ISBN 0-7821-4057-2 768 pages

Part III Network Design, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting 295

Chapter 13 The Principles of Network Design 297

Adapted from MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure Design Study Guide, Second Edition by William Heldman

ISBN 0-7821-2953-6 784 pages

Chapter 14 Home Networking Technologies 327

Adapted from Mastering Home Networking by Mark Henricks

ISBN 0-7821-2630-8 544 pages

Chapter 15 Network Troubleshooting 353

Adapted from the Network+ Study Guide, Third Edition by David Groth

ISBN 0-7821-4014-9 624 pages

Chapter 16 Diagnosing Real-World Problems 387

Adapted from Mastering NetWare 6 by James E. Gaskin

ISBN 0-7821-4023-8 864 pages

Chapter 17 Disaster Recovery 453

Adapted from Mastering Local Area Networks by Christa Anderson with Mark Minasi

ISBN 0-7821-2258-2 784 pages

Part IV Intranets and Interconnecting Networks 481

Chapter 18 Managing Network Connections 483

Adapted From MCSA/MCSE: Windows 2000 Professional Study Guide, Second Edition by Lisa Donald with James Chellis

ISBN 0-7821-2946-3 912 pages

Chapter 19 Intranet and Internet Services 511

Adapted from Mastering HTML 4 Premium Edition by Deborah S. Ray and Eric J. Ray

ISBN 0-7821-2524-7 1,216 pages

Chapter 20 Website Connectivity 537

Adapted from Mastering Local Area Networks by Christa Anderson with Mark Minasi

ISBN 0-7821-2258-2 784 pages

Part V Network Security 557

Chapter 21 Security with Certificates 559

Adapted from MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure Administration Study Guide, Second Edition by
Paul Robichaux with James Chellis

ISBN: 0-7821-2949-8 816 pages

Chapter 22 Firewalls and Your Network 569

Adapted from Firewalls 24seven, Second Edition by Matthew Strebe and Charles Perkins

ISBN 0-7821-4054-8 576 pages

Chapter 23 Securing Your NetWare 6 Network 599

Adapted from Mastering NetWare 6 by James Gaskin

ISBN 0-7821-4023-8 864 pages

Chapter 24 Remote Connectivity 649

Adapted from Mastering Windows 2000 Server, Third Edition by Mark Minasi, Christa Anderson, Brian M. Smith, and Doug Toombs

ISBN 0-7821-2872-6 1,872 pages

Appendices

Appendix A Beyond Network Administration 729

Adapted from Serf to Surfer: Becoming a Network Consultant by Matthew Strebe with Marc S. Bragg, Esquire and Steven T. Klovanish, CPA

ISBN 0-7821-2661-8 336 pages

Appendix B Glossary of Networking Terms 743

Adapted from the Network+ Study Guide, Third Edition by David Groth

ISBN 0-7821-4014-9 624 pages

Appendix C Information on the Internet 789

Adapted from Dictionary of Networking by Peter Dyson

ISBN 0-7821-2461-5 464 pages

Appendix D Certification Programs 797

Adapted from Dictionary of Networking by Peter Dyson

ISBN 0-7821-2461-5 464 pages

Appendix E ASCII Character Set 805

Adapted from Dictionary of Networking by Peter Dyson

ISBN 0-7821-2461-5 464 pages

Appendix F EBCDIC Character Set 813

Adapted from Dictionary of Networking by Peter Dyson

ISBN 0-7821-2461-5 464 pages

Index 817

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Coverage Includes:

Networking Fundamentals

  • An Introduction to Networking
  • Networks in the Workplace
  • Topologies and Network Types
  • OSI Model and Major Protocol Suites
  • Wireless—Cell, Radio, Satellite


Networking Hardware and Software

  • Installing Cards and Cables
  • Repeaters, Hubs, Routers, Switches, and Bridges
  • Network Operating Systems and Client Software
  • Networking with Windows 2000 and Windows XP
  • Thin Client Networking Using Citrix MetaFrame XP
  • Web Applications


Network Design, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting

  • Principles of Network Design
  • Home Networking Choices
  • Managing Windows 2000 Networks
  • Network Troubleshooting and Disaster Recovery


Intranets and Interconnecting Networks

  • Building an Intranet Infrastructure
  • Remote Access Concepts
  • Java, E-Commerce, ASP


Network Security

  • Security Concepts and Terminology
  • NetWare 6 Network Security
  • Unix Security
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • L2TP, PPTP, RADIUS
  • Firewalls, Proxy Servers, and Encryption


Networking References

  • How to Become an IT Consultant
  • Glossary
See More

Do you think you've discovered an error in this book? Please check the list of errata below to see if we've already addressed the error. If not, please submit the error via our Errata Form. We will attempt to verify your error; if you're right, we will post a correction below.

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Combined Errata

Page 125

"ARP is a network layer protocol concerned with mapping node names to IP addresses" should read "ARP is a network layer protocol concerned with mapping MAC addresses to IP addresses"


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