Local Area Networks

Local Area Networks

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For courses in networking and local area networks. Written by a successful author and experienced teacher, this text provides an up-to-date introduction to fundamental concepts of local area networks, covering selection, management, and interconnection. It uses two network operating systems to illustrate how these concepts are implemented, and is ideal for LAN end-users, administrators, and managers.show more

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  • Hardback | 446 pages
  • 177.3 x 232.2 x 17mm | 721.59g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130183776
  • 9780130183774

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND LOCAL AREA NETWORKS. 1. Introduction to Data Communications. 2. Introduction to Local Area Networks. II. HARDWARE. 3. Hardware Introduction and LAN Media. 4. Topologies and Media Access Control. 5. LAN Hardware. III. SOFTWARE. 6. Software Introduction. 7. LAN System Software. 8. Client/Server Architecture. IV. INSTALLATION AND MANAGEMENT. 9. LAN Installation. 10. LAN Administration: Users, Groups, and Security. 11. LAN Administration: Backup and Recovery. 12. LAN Administration: Reactive and Proactive Management. V. CONNECTING TO OTHER SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS. 13. Wide Area Networks. 14. Making Network Connections. 15. Internet Technology. Acronym Glossary. Key Terms Glossary. Index.show more

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