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Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours (Sams Teach Yourself...in 24 Hours)by Joe Casad
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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll discover how to implement, monitor, and manage a TCP/IP network–even the latest cloud-based and IPv6 networks. Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll uncover the essentials of TCP/IP and put that knowledge to work through practical examples. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success. Expert author and network engineer Joe Casad guides you from the basics to advanced techniques—including TCP/IP’s architecture, layers, subnetting, CIDR, routing, security, utilities, remote access, web services, streaming, and much more.
Practical discussions provide an inside look at TCP/IP components and protocols.
Step-by-step instructions walk you through many common tasks.
Q&As at the end of each hour help you test your knowledge.
Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions and help you steer clear of potential problems.
If you’re looking for a smart, concise introduction to the protocols that power the Internet, start your clock and look inside. Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours is your guide to the secrets of TCP/IP.
Learn how to…
Book News Annotation:
The fifth edition of this teach yourself guide to the TCP/IP network protocol suite includes updated information on new technologies and processes including IPv6 and cloud computing technologies. The volume provides beginner and intermediate students of network engineering with detailed information on this all important collection of communications protocols that make up the infrastructure of the modern Internet. Chapters discuss all aspects of TCP/IP including network access, transport and application layers, subnetting, name resolution, security, next generation IPv6 implementations, utilities, and TCP/IP as it relates to common web technologies such as email, streaming and broadcasting, and emerging cloud technologies. Chapters include illustrations and notes as well as practice exercises and quizzes. Casad is a network engineer and system administrator. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will discover how to implement, monitor, and manage any TCP/IP network - even new cloud-based and IPv6 networks. Using this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, you'll learn hands-on, through practical examples. Expert author and network engineer Joe Casad guides TCP/IP newcomers from the absolute basics to advanced techniques and concepts, covering all this and more: -What TCP/IP is and how it works -IPv6 and IPv4: differences, similarities, coexistence, and migration -Flexible addressing with subnetting and CIDR -Efficient routing, connections, and name resolution -Network security and encryption -Automatic client and host configuration -Internet/web services -TCP/IP in cloud environments -Streaming media and webcasting -HTML5 WebSockets -TCP/IP over wireless -Monitoring/troubleshooting -Step-by-step network implementation Every lesson builds on prior chapters, providing a solid foundation for success. Easy instructions walk through key tasks... quizzes and exercises test knowledge... dozens of tips offer insider advice, and "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you're finished, you won't just know the essentials: you'll be comfortable building and running real-world networks.
About the Author
Joe Casad is an engineer who has written widely on PC networking and system administration. His many books on computers and networking include Windows 2000 Active Directory, MCSE Windows NT Server and Workstation Study Guide, and MCSE Networking Essentials Training Guide. He has served as managing editor of Network Administrator magazine, Senior Editor of UNIX Review, and Technical Editor of SysAdmin magazine.
Table of Contents
Hour 1. TCP/IP Basics
Hour 2. How TCP/IP Works
Hour 3. The Network Access Layer
Hour 4. The Internet Layer
Hour 5. Subnetting
Hour 6. The Transport Layer
Hour 7. The Application Layer
Hour 8. Routing
Hour 9. Getting Connected
Hour 10. Name Resolution
Hour 11. TCP/IP Security
Hour 12. Configuration
Hour 13. IPv6. The Next Generation
Hour 14. TCP/IP Utilities
Hour 15. Monitoring and Remote Access
Hour 16. Classic Services
Hour 17. Web Services
Hour 18. Introduction to the Internet
Hour 19. HTTP, HTML, and the World Wide Web
Hour 20. HTML5
Hour 21. Email
Hour 22. Casting, Streaming, and Animation
Hour 23. Living in the Cloud
Hour 24. Implementing a TCP/IP Network — Seven Days in the Life of a Sysadmin
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