Networking the Desktop: Operating Systems, Standards and Protocols
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.
- Mixed media product | 350 pages
- 190.5 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
- 01 Oct 1995
- ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
- Ap Professional
- Oxford, United Kingdom
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.