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Networking All-in-One For Dummies - Doug Lowe

Networking All-in-One For Dummies

By: Doug Lowe

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Published: 16th November 2012
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The bestselling guide for network administrators, fully updated for Windows 8

If you're responsible for a network, large or small, this book is your one-stop resource for all the essential details you need to know. Fully updated to cover Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, it features the latest on broadband technologies, storage, backup procedures, and all the current networking trends. Nine handy minibooks cover the basics, building a network, administration and security, TCP/IP and the Internet, wireless networking, mobile networking, Windows Server 2012, using other Windows servers, and managing Linux systems.

  • A proven bestseller, with more than 111,000 copies sold in four previous editions
  • Written by veteran IT expert Doug Lowe, who has more than 50 technology books to his credit
  • Provides one-stop shopping for everything networking professionals need to keep large or small networks functioning efficiently
  • Updated with the latest information on building and administering a network, security, wireless and mobile networking, using Windows servers, working with Linux systems, and much more

Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition provides what network administrators need to know in a handy, easy-to-use reference.

Introduction 1

Book I: Networking Basics 7

Chapter 1: Understanding Networks 9

Chapter 2: Understanding Network Protocols and Standards 21

Chapter 3: Understanding Network Hardware 41

Chapter 4: Understanding Network Operating Systems 59

Book II: Building a Network 73

Chapter 1: Planning a Network 75

Chapter 2: Installing Network Hardware 93

Chapter 3: Setting Up a Network Server 107

Chapter 4: Confi guring Windows Clients 117

Chapter 5: Macintosh Networking 133

Chapter 6: Confi guring Other Network Features 141

Chapter 7: Verifying Your Network Installation 151

Chapter 8: Going Virtual 157

Chapter 9: Cloudy with a Chance of Gigabytes 169

Book III: Networking Administration and Security 179

Chapter 1: Help Wanted: Job Description for a Network Administrator 181

Chapter 2: Security 101 195

Chapter 3: Managing User Accounts 205

Chapter 4: Firewalls and Virus Protection 213

Chapter 5: Extending Your Network with VPN Access 225

Chapter 6: Managing Network Software 231

Chapter 7: Solving Network Problems 243

Chapter 8: Network Performance Anxiety 259

Chapter 9: Backing Up Your Data 269

Chapter 10: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning 281

Book IV: TCP/IP and the Internet 289

Chapter 1: Introduction to TCP/IP and the Internet 291

Chapter 2: Understanding IP Addresses 299

Chapter 3: Using DHCP 317

Chapter 4: Using DNS 331

Chapter 5: Using FTP 357

Chapter 6: TCP/IP Tools and Commands 381

Book V: Wireless Networking 405

Chapter 1: Setting Up a Wireless Network 407

Chapter 2: Securing a Wireless Network 427

Chapter 3: Hotspotting 439

Chapter 4: Troubleshooting a Wireless Network 443

Chapter 5: Wireless Networking with Bluetooth 449

Book VI: Mobile Networking 455

Chapter 1: Managing Mobile Devices 457

Chapter 2: Managing BlackBerry Devices 461

Chapter 3: Managing iOS Devices 469

Chapter 4: Managing Android Devices 477

Chapter 5: Managing Netbooks 481

Book VII: Windows Server 2012 Reference 485

Chapter 1: Installing and Confi guring Windows Server 2012 487

Chapter 2: Managing Windows Server 2012 501

Chapter 3: Dealing with Active Directory 517

Chapter 4: Managing Windows User Accounts 527

Chapter 5: Managing a File Server 549

Chapter 6: Using Group Policy 563

Chapter 7: Troubleshooting 575

Chapter 8: Windows Commands 587

Book VIII: Using Other Windows Servers 615

Chapter 1: Using Internet Information System (IIS) 617

Chapter 2: Managing Exchange Server 2010 627

Chapter 3: Using SQL Server 2012 647

Chapter 4: Using SharePoint 663

Book IX: Managing Linux Systems 677

Chapter 1: Installing a Linux Server 679

Chapter 2: Getting Used to Linux 693

Chapter 3: Basic Linux Network Configuration 701

Chapter 4: Running DHCP and DNS 713

Chapter 5: Doing the Samba Dance 723

Chapter 6: Running Apache 737

Chapter 7: Running Sendmail 749

Chapter 8: Running FTP 759

Chapter 9: Linux Commands 763

Appendix A: Directory of Useful Websites 791

Appendix B: Glossary 799

Index 825

ISBN: 9781118380987
ISBN-10: 1118380983
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 912
Published: 16th November 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 18.7  x 5.2
Weight (kg): 1.32