Local Area Networks

Local Area Networks

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For courses in Electronic and Computer Technology, with a concentration on Networking and/or Local Area Networks. This text covers in depth the basics of networking, including the OSI model, how to build a network, major protocol suites including TCP/IP and IPX, the most common network operating systems (including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare) and the common network services (including DHCP server, DNS server, email, web server, and file sharing). Using an easy-to-read format, it gives students a good foundation on how to install and configure networks, and troubleshoot network problems. Hands-on exercises reinforce concepts and lists of websites provide further information.
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  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 197 x 245 x 32mm | 1,318.99g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130465771
  • 9780130465771

Table of contents

I. BUILDING A NETWORK. 1. Introduction to Networking. 2. Introduction to the OSI Model. 3. Media and Topologies. 4. Networking Technologies. 5. WAN and Remote Access Technologies. II. PROTOCOLS. 6. TCP/IP. 7. IPX, NetBEUI and AppleTalk. 8. Network Services. 9. Protocol Analyzers. III. NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS. 10. Networking with Microsoft Windows. 11. Networking with Novell NetWare. 12. Networking with UNIX and Linux. IV. MAINTAINING A NETWORK. 13. Network Security. 14. Disaster Prevention and Recovery. Appendix A: Introduction to MacIntosh OS. Appendix B: Answers to Odd Questions. Glossary. Index.
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