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Networking: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition

ISBN: 9780071812245 | 0071812245
Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Pub. Date: 10/15/2013

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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, ExchangeServer 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, OracleLinux, 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

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