Networking All-in-One For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 29, 2010 - Computers - 912 pages
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The ultimate reference guide for network administrators

Network administrators now have a single, convenient place to turn for all the information they need. Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition is like ten books in one, covering such topics as networking basics, network security, setting up TCP/IP and connecting to the Internet, handling mobile devices, and much more. This valuable book covers all the newest updates and trends, including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • A single-source reference for network administrators
  • Includes ten minibooks: Networking Basics; Building a Network; Network Administration and Security; TCP/IP and the Internet; Wireless Networking; Telecom, Convergence, and Mobile Devices; Windows Server 2008 Reference; Using Other Windows Servers; Linux Networking Reference; and Appendices
  • Explores the latest technologies in broadband, storage, and back-up
  • Delves into new trends in networking and includes the latest Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 updates

System administrators will want to keep this practical all-in-one guide within reach.

 

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User Review  - Braxton Story - Goodreads

Read this in my spare time over the last few weeks. A lot of basic information is covered, and is a great resource for beginners. There are bits and pieces the experienced user can use as well. Overall it was nicely put together. Read full review

Review: Networking All-In-One for Dummies

User Review  - Goodreads

Read this in my spare time over the last few weeks. A lot of basic information is covered, and is a great resource for beginners. There are bits and pieces the experienced user can use as well. Overall it was nicely put together. Read full review

Contents

About This Book
Managing Linux Systems
Networking Basics
Chapter 2 Understanding Network Protocols and Standards
Chapter 3 Setting Up a Network Server
Chapter 4 Configuring Windows Clients
Configuring Windows Vista network connections
What You Needto Know toHookUp a MacintoshNetwork
Chapter 3 Hotspotting
Chapter 4 Troubleshooting a Wireless Network
Chapter5 Wireless Networking with Bluetooth
Mobile Networking
Understandingthe iPhone
Understanding AndroidPhones Looking at theAndroid Operating System
Chapter 5 Managing Netbooks
Using the Administrator Account

Chapter 6Configuring Other Network Features
Chapter 7Verifying Your Network Installation Is the ComputerConnected tothe Network?
Network Administration and Security
Chapter3 Managing User Accounts
Chapter 4 Firewalls and Virus Protection
Chapter 5 Extending Your Network with VPN Access
Chapter 6Managing Network Software
When Bad Things Happento Good Computers Fixing Dead Computers
Booting in Safe Mode
Using System Restore Restarting NetworkServices Restarting a Network Server
Chapter 9Backing Up Your Data Backing Up Your Data
Chapter 10 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
TCPIP and the Internet
Chapter 2 Understanding IPAddresses
Chapter 3 Using DHCP
Chapter 5 Using
Accessing an FTPSitewith a Browser
Chapter 6 TCPIP Tools and Commands
Wireless Networking
Chapter 1 Setting Up a Wireless Network
Chapter2 Securing a Wireless Network
Adding snapins
What Directories
Chapter 4 Managing Windows User Accounts
Chapter 5 Managing a File Server
Chapter 6 Using Group Policy
Chapter 7 Troubleshooting
Chapter8 Windows Commands
Using Other Windows Servers
Chapter 2 Managing Exchange Server 2010
Chapter 3 Using SQL Server 2008
What Is SharePoint?
Connecting to a SharePoint Site Adding Users
Chapter 1 Installing a Linux Server
Chapter 2Getting Used to Linux
Shutting down Using GNOME
Chapter 4 Running DHCPand
Chapter 5 Doing the Samba Dance
Chapter 6Running Apache Installing Apache
Chapter 7 Running Sendmail Understanding EMail
Installing vsftpd
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About the author (2010)

Doug Lowe is the information technology director for a civil engineering firm and a veteran network manager. He has written several editions of this book and Networking For Dummies, both bestsellers. Doug's 50-plus books have demystified everything from Microsoft Office to creating Web pages.

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