Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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Author: Lowe, Doug

Brand: Brand: For Dummies

Edition: 2

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Number Of Pages: 864

Release Date: 30-09-2005

Details: Product Description If you're setting up a network at home or creating and managing one for business, there are dozens of things to consider. Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition replaces a whole shelf full of reference books with one handy volume that covers just what you need to know. And with technology changing faster than the colors in a rock band’s light show, you'll be glad this updated edition includes the latest information. Written by Doug Lowe, who's been managing corporate networks for more than 20 years, this helpful guide shows you how to work with all Windows XP service packs as well as Fedora Linux. It's made up of nine minibooks that cover Networking basics Building a network Network administration and security Troubleshooting and disaster planning TCP/IP and the Internet Home networking Wireless networking Windows 2003 server reference Linux reference If you're a networking newbie, the first two minibooks gives you all the startup information to get your network up and running. If you've already done that, you're probably interested in keeping it running at peak performance. Book IV is loaded with information about finding, diagnosing, and fixing problems you might encounter. Looking for the scoop on keeping your network safe from online bad guys? Check Book III. Want to go wireless? Book VII tells you what you need to know. In these pages, you’ll find out how to Plan your network, select interface cards, hubs, and routers, and install all the hardware and software Set up your network so it’s easy to use but hard to break into Create a disaster recovery plan Understand IP addresses, subnetting, routing, DHCP, DNS, and other TCP/IP protocols and tools Incorporate other gadgets into your home network, including VoIP Internet-based telephone service Take advantage of the economical Linux networking alternative Best of all, it's easy to locate what you need. There's even a handy "cheat sheet" that puts really important information about cabling rules, private IP address ranges, valuable network administration tips, and helpful Web sites at your fingertips. With this book on hand, you’ll experience a net increase in your networking prowess! From the Back Cover Covers all Windows® XP service packs and Fedora Linux® Your one-stop guide to building and managing a business or home network Why take up a whole shelf with networking books when all the essentials are right here in one handy volume? Here's how to put a network together, choose the hardware and software, set up a server, troubleshoot problems, keep your network secure, understand Internet protocols, go wireless, and even set up a Linux alternative. Discover how to Select interface cards, hubs, and routers Configure client computers Choose firewalls and virus protection Develop a business continuity plan Understand DHCP, DNS, and FTP Set up a wireless network About the Author Doug Lowe has written a whole bunch of computer books, including more than 35 For Dummies books, among them Networking For Dummies, 7th Edition, Java All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, PowerPoint 2003 For Dummies, and Word 2003 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. He lives in sunny Fresno, California, where the motto is “No, we aren’t really the Armpit of California,” with his wife, the youngest of his three daughters, and a goofy-looking six-month-old Shar-Pei/Black Lab mix named Lucy. He’s one of those obsessive-compulsive decorating nuts who puts up tens of thousands of lights at Christmas and creates computer-controlled Halloween decorations that rival Disney’s Haunted Mansion. Last year he actually built a pirate ship in his backyard.

EAN: 9780764599392

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

Item Condition: UsedVeryGood