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Network administration survival guide
Plumley, Sue.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : John Wiley, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxxi, 864 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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TK5105.5 .P62 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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"Sue Plumley has taken the full breadth of network administration and drilled down into the detail that's always left out of network operating system vendor manuals. . It's a work of art." -Tom Henderson, Principal Researcher, ExtremeLabs, Inc. Network Administration Survival Guide If you manage a network computing infrastructure, your life just got easier. Each of this book's twelve incisive sections functions like a mini-manual on a different aspect of the network administrator's job. Each features step-by-step guidelines, task lists, and instructive real world examples. Each is backed up by a quick reference appendix that's packed with valuable technical information. An indispensable guide to problem diagnosis and resolution, plus a ready reference for administrators who want to expand their skill set. Network Administration Survival Guide tells you exactly what you need to know about:
* Managing applications
* Configuring and managing network printers
* Configuring and managing Internet clients
* Establishing network policies
* Expanding your network
* Managing remote access
* Outsourcing
* Network maintenance
* Managing intranets and extranets
* Setting up and maintaining security
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Author Notes

Sue Plumley is the founder of Humble Opinions, a consulting group that installs and troubleshoots Novell and microsoft networks. She is also the author of more than 50 books on software and operating systems.

Table of Contents

Organization And Planning
Preliminary Groundwork
Network Foundations
Planning Network Strategies
Networking Technologies
Policies and Procedures
Server Management
Preliminary Groundwork
Terminology and Technology
Planning Server Strategies
Server Preparations
Application Management
Preliminary Groundwork
Planning Network Strategies
Network Applications
Managing Printers
Terminology and Technology
Planning Network Strategies
Server and Network Preparations
Troubleshooting and Optimization
Configuring Network Clients
Preliminary Groundwork
Client Operating Systems
Planning Strategies
Network and Server Preparation
Integrated Networking
User Preparation and Help
Configuring Internet Clients
Preliminary Groundwork
Terminology and Technology
Hardware and Connections
Software and Configuration
Training, Security, and Policies
Managing Remote Access
Preliminary Groundwork
Terminology and Technology
Planning Strategies
Clients, Server, and Network Preparations
Policies and Procedures
The Internet, Intranets, And Extranets
Preliminary Groundwork
Terminology and Technology
Planning Network Strategies
Preparations and Hardware
Security and Policies
Intranets and Extranets
Running a Web Server
Preliminary Groundwork
Planning and Preparations
Types of Outsourcers
Backing Up The System
Preliminary Groundwork
Terminology and Technology
Planning Strategies
Preparations, Hardware, and Software
Policies and Disaster Recovery
Network Security
Preliminary Groundwork
Planning Network Strategies
Preparations Through Policies
Internet Security
Optimizing The Network
Preliminary Groundwork
Planning Strategies
Reference Materials