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Title:
Sams teach yourself TCP/IP in 24 hours
Author:
Casad, Joe, 1958-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Ind. : SAMS, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780672320859
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK5105.585 .C37 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

This title seeks to cover developments in the TCP/IP protocol suite and the network services that rely on it - like Dynamic DNS and IPv6. It contains detailed examples and real world analogies to assist in conveying this relatively difficult subject.


Author Notes

Joe Casad is an engineer who has written widely on PC networking and system administration. He has written twelve books on computers and networking, including MCSE Windows NT Server and Workstation Study Guide, MCSE Networking Essentials Training Guide, Windows NT Server 4.0 Professional Reference and Windows 98 Professional Reference. He is the former managing editor of the Network Administrator magazine and currently the Senior Editor of UNIX Review and Technical Editor of SysAdmin magazine. Joe also has a gift of being able to present difficult topics in an understandable manner.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1 TCP/IP BASICS
Hour 1 What Is TCP/IP?
Networks and Protocols
The Development of TCP/IP
TCP/IP Features
Standards Organizations and RFCs
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 2 How TCP/IP Works
The TCP/IP Protocol System
TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Data Packages
A Quick Look at TCP/IP Networking
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
2 The TCP/IP Protocol System
Hour 3 The Network Access Layer
Protocols and Hardware
The Network Access Layer and the OSI Model
Network Architecture
Physical Addressing
Anatomy of a Frame
LAN Technologies
Other Network-Access Technologies
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 4 The Internet Layer
Addressing and Delivering
Internet Protocol (IP)
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
RARP
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Key Terms
Hour 5 Subnetting
Subnets in TCP/IP
Converting a Subnet Mask to Dotted Decimal Notation
Working with Subnets
Classless Internet Domain Routing
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 6 The Transport Layer
Introducing the Transport Layer
Transport Layer Concepts
Understanding TCP and UDP
A Note About Firewalls
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 7 The Application Layer
What Is the Application Layer?
The TCP/IP Application Layer and OSI
Network Services
APIs and the Application Layer
Operating Environments and the Application Layer
TCP/IP Utilities
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 8 Dial-Up TCP/IP
A Look at Modems
Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP)
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
3 Networking With TCP/IP
Hour 9 Network Hardware
Divided Networks
Routing in TCP/IP
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 10 Routing
Introduction to Routing in TCP/IP
Recapping Routers
Routing on Complex Networks
Examining Interior Routers
Classless Routing
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 11 Name Resolution
What Is Name Resolution?
Name Resolution Using Hosts Files
DNS Name Resolution
Registering a Domain
Managing DNS
Dynamic DNS
NetBIOS Name Resolution
Methods for NetBIOS Name Resolution
Testing NetBIOS Name Resolution
Other Name Resolution Services
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Key Terms
Hour 12 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
The Case for Server-Supplied IP Addresses
What Is DHCP?
How DHCP Works
Configuring DHCP
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
4 TCP/IP Utilities
Hour 13 Connectivity Utilities
Connectivity Problems
Protocol Dysfunction and Misconfiguration
Line Problems
Name Resolution Problems
Network Performance Problems
Traceroute
Using Connectivity Utilities to Troubleshoot Problems
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Key Terms
Hour 14 File Transfer and Access Utilities
File Transfer Protocol
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
Remote Copy
Integrating Network File Access
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Key Terms
Hour 15 Remote Access Utilities
Telnet
Berkeley Remote Utilities
New Directions in Remote Access
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
5 TCP/IP and the Internet
Hour 16 The Internet: A Closer Look
How the Internet Looks
What Happens on the Internet
Summary
Q&A
Key Terms
Hour 17 HTTP, HTML, and the World Wide Web
What Is the World Wide Web?
A Closer Look at URLs
Understanding HTML
Understanding HTTP
Advanced HTML Techniques
XML
The New Web
Summary
Q&A
Workshop
Key Terms
Hour 18 Email
What Is Email?
How Email Looks
How Email Works
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SM

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