Hallberg Bruce - Networking
|"Get a solid introduction to networking fundamentals using this practical guide|
Learn the basics of networking with this hands-on introductory resource. You'll get all the core information you need to get started--including design and configuration, hardware, networking protocols, clients, security--plus, you'll get 8 pages of blueprints that map out basic network design topologies. Now updated in a new edition, this guide contains expanded coverage of TCP/IP, firewalls and encryption methods, disaster recovery, NetWare 5.1, Linux, and Windows 2000 Server. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style this book offers the right mix of key concepts and technical know-how to make this invaluable for both novices and more experienced network professionals alike. Whether you're just beginning your career in networking, studying for a networking certification exam, or looking to refresh your current knowledge this is the only book you need.
Gain an understanding of networking from a corporate perspective
Learn the differences between peer-to-peer and client-server networking
Get details on networking hardware components and the OSI model
Understand LAN and WAN connections--including ethernet, token ring, ATM, frame relay, and more
Work with network protocols--TCP/IP, DNS, Telnet, AppleTalk, IPX/SPX and others
Choose backup strategies and learn about disaster recovery methods
Install, set up, and administer NetWare 5.1, Windows 2000 Server, and Linux
Maintain and troubleshoot workstations effectively"