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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.

Part I: Networking Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Networks.

Chapter 2: Networks in the Workplace.

Chapter 3: Network Topologies and Types.

Chapter 4: The OSI Model.

Chapter 5: Major Protocol Suites.

Part II: Network Hardware and Software.

Chapter 6: Installing Cards and Cables.

Chapter 7: Network Connectivity Devices.

Chapter 8: Network Operating Systems.

Chapter 9: Configuring Network Hardware.

Chapter 10: Controlling Network Applications.

Chapter 11: Thin Client Networking.

Chapter 12: Extending Terminal Services.

Part III: Network Design, Maintenance, andTroubleshooting.

Chapter 13: The Principles of Network Design.

Chapter 14: Home Networking Technologies.

Chapter 15: Network Troubleshooting.

Chapter 16: Diagnosing Real-World Problems.

Chapter 17: Disaster Recovery.

Part IV: Intranets and Interconnecting Networks.

Chapter 18: Managing Network Connections.

Chapter 19: Intranet and Internet Services.

Chapter 20: Website Connectivity.

Part V: Network Security.

Chapter 21: Security with Certificates.

Chapter 22: Firewalls and Your Network.

Chapter 23: Securing Your NetWare 6 Network.

Chapter 24: Remote Connectivity.

Appendices.

Appendix A: Beyond Network Administration.

Appendix B: Glossary of Networking Terms.

Appendix C: Information on the Internet.

Appendix D: Certification Programs.

Appendix E: ASCII Character Set.

Appendix F: EBCDIC Character Set.

Index.

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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
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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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