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Networking Self-Teaching Guide. OSI, TCP/IP, LANs, MANs, WANs, Implementation, Management, and Maintenance

  • ID: 2251442
  • Book
  • April 2009
  • 864 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Select, design, and implement a network

If you want to make the move into a networking career, this is the resource for you. It covers the technologies you need to know, including the hardware, software, data transfer processes, and more. This guide first takes you through the essentials of networking and progresses through the advanced features and capabilities available in many of the standards. You′ll then delve into network design as well as the important tasks of securing, managing, and troubleshooting issues within a given network.

  • Manage all the components within a node
  • Take advantage of the Ethernet, today′s most prominent LAN technology

  • Utilize the most commonly deployed standards and technologies in networking

  • Ensure that information flows smoothly and without error between the upper layers

  • Allow for direct communication between network nodes over a physical channel

  • Apply and develop design concepts for a given network

  • Prevent network attacks and perform traffic monitoring and analysis

  • Troubleshoot any network problem using proven strategies

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Part I: Networking Nuts and Bolts.

1. Introduction to Networking.

2. LANs, WANs, and MANs.

3. Network Hardware and Transmission Media.

4. Operating Systems and Networking Software.

5. The TCP/IP Protocol Suite.

6. Ethernet Concepts.

7. Not To Be Forgotten.

Part II: The OSI Layers.

8. The Upper Layers.

9. The Transport Layer.

10. The Network Layer.

11. The Data Link Layer.

Part III: Network Design and Implementation.

12. Design Methodologies.

13. Implementation.

Part IV: Managing and Maintaining the Network.

14. Network Security.

15. Network Management.

16. Troubleshooting.

A. Additional Exercises.

B. Exercise Answers.

C. Glossary.

D. Acronyms.

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James Edwards
Richard Bramante
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