Synopses & Reviews
The Lab Manual for Network+ Guide to Networks, Fifth Edition provides students with the hands-on experience they will need to become successful network administrators. Students will gain experience configuring network protocols and services using today's most common network operating systems, including Windows Server 2008 and Fedora Linux. Students will learn how to install and configure network protocols such as TCP/IP, add Windows Vista and XP clients to networks, add users, configure network security policies, install and configure wireless routers, troubleshoot networks, and much more.
About the Author
Michael Grice is the author of CCNP Guide to Advanced Cisco Routing, Lab Manual for CCNP Guide to Advanced Cisco Routing, and Lab Manual for Network+ Guide to Networks, Fifth Edition. He has worked in the networking field with a variety of network devices and network operating systems since 1997. He is currently a systems engineer at Berbee, a technology consulting firm and Internet service provider in Madison, WI. Todd Verge has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Dalhousie University, a Masters Degree in Philosophy from Carleton University, and a Diploma in Adult Education from the Nova Scotia Community College. He has worked as a technologist and teacher for over 20 years and is the author of several Course Technology titles on information technology and mathematics. In 2006 Todd received the NSCC's Excellence in Teaching Award.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Networking 2. Networking Standards and the OSI Model 3. Transmission Basics and Networking Media 4. Network Protocols 5. Networking Hardware 6. Topologies and Access Methods 7. WANs, Internet Access, and Remote Connectivity 8. Network Operating Systems and Windows Server 2003-Based Networking 9. Networking with UNIX-Based Operating Systems 10. NetWare-Based Networking 11. In-Depth TCP/IP Networking 12. Troubleshooting Network Problems 13. Ensuring Integrity and Availability 14. Network Security 15. Implementing and Managing Networks