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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.

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Very clear and easy to read.

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  • Inspirational
  • Relevant
  • Well Written

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    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): 23.37 x 18.8  x 4.6
    Edition Number: 1