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TCP / IP JumpStart: Internet Protocol Basics, 2nd Edition

TCP / IP JumpStart: Internet Protocol Basics, 2nd Edition

Andrew G. Blank

ISBN: 978-0-782-14101-6

Apr 2002

336 pages

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TCP/IP is the de facto protocol of the Internet, and this protocol is supported by every major network operating system. As more organizations and individuals connect networks and computers to the Internet and one another, there is a growing demand for professionals to have a thorough understanding of this protocol suite. TCP/IP JumpStart Second Edition will explain the fundamentals of TCP/IP in simple terms with tangible examples. New for this edition: updates on Windows XP/2000, Dynamic DNS, CIDR, and subnetting.

Chapter 1: The Origin of TCP/IP and the Internet.

Chapter 2: Protocols.

Chapter 3: The Network Interface and Internet Layers.

Chapter 4: The Transport Layer.

Chapter 5: The Application Layer.

Chapter 6: IP Addressing.

Chapter 7: Addressing IP Hosts.

Chapter 8: Introduction to Subnet Masks.

Chapter 9: Using Custom Subnet Masks.

Chapter 10: Supernetting and CIDR.

Chapter 11: Name Resolution.

Chapter 12: Domain Name System (DNS).

Chapter 13: Dynamic DNS.

Chapter 14: Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS).

Chapter 15: IP Version 6.

Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions.

Appendix B: Glossary.

Appendix C: Acronym Expansion Guide.

Appendix D: What¿s on the Web Site.


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Combined Errata,

Page 90

The binary number 1001 0101 is equal to the decimal 149: ... then the next line also should be 149.

Page 154

On page 154 section #3 refers to 10 and for some reason we switched to 11 in section 4.

To correct this:

In section 4

The line that reads 11 1111 1111.1111 1111.1110 0000.0000 0000

Should read 10 1111 1111.1111 1111.1100 0000.0000 0000


In section 5

The line that reads 11

Should read 10

Page 164

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#3 (Line 4)Currently reads:For = but should read For =