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

good book

User Review  - michael12a - Tesco

very happy with the book as its helped me on the course im on at the moment only down side it arrived two days late then the email i was sent. Read full review


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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