Guide to TCP/IP

Guide to TCP/IP : IPv6 and IPv4

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Guide to TCP/IP: IPv6 and IPv4 introduces students to the concepts, terminology, protocols, and services that the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite uses to make the Internet work. This text stimulates hands-on skills development by not only describing TCP/IP capabilities, but also by encouraging students to interact with protocols. It provides the troubleshooting knowledge and tools that network administrators and analysts need to keep their systems running smoothly. Guide to TCP/IP covers topics ranging from traffic analysis and characterization, to error detection, security analysis and more. Both IPv6 and IPv4 are covered in detail.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 189 x 233 x 39mm | 1,157g
  • CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
  • Mason, OH, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 1305946952
  • 9781305946958
  • 1,769,501

Table of contents

1. Introducing TCP/IP.
2. IP Addressing and Related Topics.
3. Basic IP Packet Structures: Headers and Payloads.
4. Data Link and Network Layer Protocols in TCP/IP.
5. Internet Control Message Protocol.
6. Neighbors Discovery in IPv6.
7. IP Address Auto configuration.
8. Name Resolution on IP Networks.
9. TCP/IP Transport Layer Protocols.
10. Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6: Interoperation.
11. Deploying IPv6.
12. Securing TCP/IP Environments.
13. [available in MindTap only]: Troubleshooting TCP/IP.
14. [available in MindTap only]: TCP/IP Best Practices and Practical Applications.
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About Jeffrey Carrell

Jeffrey L. Carrell is a network systems and security instructor, and course developer to HP Networking. In addition, Jeff is a network consultant on IPv6 systems interoperability and presents IPv6 lectures and hands-on labs at various technical conferences. His involvement in the computer industry for 32 years has culminated in the concentration of his endeavors in the internetworking portion of the industry for over 25 of those years. His designs are in thousands of networks throughout the world. Jeff has enjoyed successful career advancements with several well-known network equipment manufacturers as a pre-sales consulting engineer and technical instructor. In an end-user position he has designed mission-critical/high-availability networks. Ed Tittel worked as an instructor for Austin Community College from 1997 through 2003 and taught at Interop from 1996 to 2004. He is a Network Certified Professional, and works as a full-time freelance writer and consultant in Austin, TX. He has contributed to over 130 books on computing across a broad range of subjects, and is the author of numerous titles published by Course Technology. He also writes and blogs for numerous and other Websites. Served as Developmental Editor for Global Support Content Operations at Hewlett-Packard. He is currently the technical writer and marketing contributor for Kount.
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