By Jeffrey S. Beasley
Jeffrey S. Beasley
This textual content offers a complete examine desktop networking from the perspective of the community administrator. It publications readers from an entry-level wisdom in laptop networks to complicated options in Ethernet networks; router configuration; TCP/IP networks; local-, campus-, and wide-area community configuration; community protection; optical networks; voice over IP; and business networks. vast examples at the home windows Server 2003/2008 configuration and process configuration for the Linux working process also are incorporated. a whole bankruptcy is dedicated to preserving and securing a community from strength community assaults. issues contain denial of carrier assaults, firewalls, intrusion detection, password cracking, packet sniffing, and interpreting unsecured info packets. different key community safeguard matters, resembling configuring router entry lists, configuring a digital deepest community (VPN) connection, and securing instant networks, also are coated. Router configuration is tested, starting from an advent to router configuration to configuring a number of routing protocols for intranet and net information site visitors. Routing protocols key to uncomplicated community operations are tested, together with static, RIP, IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP. The discussions on routing protocols are observed with in-depth steps for configuring the router to run the protocol, ascertain operation, and troubleshoot the router.
Key Pedagogical Features
- NET-CHALLENGE software program presents a simulated, hands-on event in configuring routers and switches. workouts supplied within the textual content and at the CD problem readers to adopt sure router/switch community configuration initiatives. The software program has the appear and feel of really being attached to the router or change console port.
- PROTOCOL ANALYZER software program incorporated with the textual content makes use of the Finisar Surveyor Demo. Examples of utilizing the software program to investigate information site visitors are incorporated during the text.
- ACCOMPANYING CD-ROM contains the Finisar Surveyor Demo software program and captured info site visitors utilized in the textual content, which allows readers to catch info site visitors on their lonesome networks.
- CONFIGURING, examining, or TROUBLESHOOTING sections are incorporated with every one bankruptcy to lead the reader via complex strategies in networking.
- OBJECTIVES and creation initially of every bankruptcy in actual fact define particular targets for the reader.
- EXTENSIVE challenge units, SUMMARIES, and QUESTIONS AND difficulties (including serious pondering questions) are stumbled on on the finish of every chapter.
- KEY phrases and their definitions are highlighted within the margins to foster inquisitiveness and make sure retention.
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