Networking the Desktop: Operating Systems, Standards and Protocols

Networking the Desktop: Operating Systems, Standards and Protocols

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This stand alone first installment in the NETWORKING THE DESKTOP series tells the network manager everything about network operating systems, standards, protocols, and LAN access methods necessary to cross-connect heterogeneous networks. The book features hands-on tips and techniques for effective workstation internetworking. "This remarkable book manages to provide a comprehensive, real-world guide to networking while being extremely readable. Every network manager should have this guide in a prominent place." --PC Magazine, Book of the Month, January 1996 Features: * Teaches you what you need to know about cabling and configurating workstations. * Covers all major systems, including NetWare 4.0 Microsoft Windows NT, OS/2 LAN Server, and peer-to-peer networking with Personal NetWare and Windows for Workgroups. * Discusses in detail Data-Link protocols and network access methods such as FDDI, Ethernet, token-ring, and ARCnet. * Provides a useful fold-out chart for easy reference. * Contains a form for a free subscription to NetWare Solutions magazine.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 350 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
  • Ap Professional
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0121858650
  • 9780121858650

Table of contents

Part 1 Networking operating systems: types of networks; Netware; LAN server; Microsoft;Banyan VINES; peer-to-peer. Part 2 Specifications, standards, protocols, and interfaces: protocol and data concepts; ANSI, ITU-T(CCITT), FCC, and EIA/TIA specifications; IEEE standards; the open systems interconnect model; protocol types; network transports, LAN Manager, LAN server, Windows NT advanced server; driver interface specifications, the open data-link interface; protocol suites; IPX/SPX suite. Part 3 Protocal suites: the internet suite; protocol suites, apple talk. Part 4 Network implementation: topologies; media. Part 5 Network access methods: ethernet; token ring; ARCnet; FDDI. Appendices: glossary and acronym list; vendor list; network publications; CD-ROM contents.
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