Current, essential IT networking skills--made easy!
Thoroughly revised to cover the latest technologies, this practical resource provides you with a solid foundation in networking fundamentals. Networking: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition discusses wired and wireless network design, configuration, hardware, protocols, security, backup, recovery, and virtualization. You'll also get step-by-step instructions for installing, configuring, and managing Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2013, Oracle Linux, and Apache. This is the perfect book for anyone starting a networking career or in need of an easy-to-follow refresher.
Understand network cabling, topologies, hardware, and the OSI seven-layer model
Connect LANs and WANs
Configure network protocols, such as TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, SMTP, DHCP, HTTP, WINS, and more
Explore directory services, such as Microsoft's Active Directory, X.400, and LDAP
Enable and support remote network access
Secure your network and handle backup and disaster recovery
Select, install, and manage reliable network servers, including Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2013, Oracle Linux, and Apache
Manage network workstation computers
Design a robust network from the ground up
Work with virtualization technologies, such as Hyper-V, VMWare, and Oracle VM VirtualBox
- Publication Date:
- 15 / 10 / 2013