Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 912 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 4th edition (October 26, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470625872
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470625873

eBook Description:

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

Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition

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

From the Back Cover

Here’s the easy-to-use reference you’ve wished for – all things network-related in one book!

So you’re in charge of a network? That’s great – and a great big job! Let this book be your one-stop guide. You’ll find out about network standards, popular network operating systems, servers, how to plan and set up a network, security secrets, troubleshooting recommendations, what to do with wireless and mobile networking variations, and much more!

  • Networking 101 – start here for the latest in network protocols, standards, hardware, and operating systems
  • Building plans – create a plan for your network, install the hardware and server operating system, and explore virtualization technologies
  • Safety first – secure your network while keeping it easily accessible for users
  • Internet intrigue – work with the all-important TCP/IP protocols and DHCP, FTP, and DNS
  • For those on the go – set up and manage networks for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and netbook users
  • All about servers – install and administer servers using Windows Server 2008 R2, earlier versions of Windows Server, SQL Server 2008, SharePoint 2010, and others
  • A line on Linux – see how to install Fedora and set up a Windows-compatible file server and Internet server

Open the book and find:

  • What networking is and how it works
  • How VMware can help you manage your servers
  • Tips on setting up a firewall
  • All about TCP/IP tools and commands
  • Advice on wireless networking with Bluetooth
  • How to manage mobile users
  • A handy reference to Windows networking commands
  • Dozens of helpful Web sites

9 books in 1

  • Networking Basics
  • Building a Network
  • Network Administration and Security
  • TCP/IP and the Internet
  • Wireless Networking
  • Mobile Networking
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Reference
  • Using Other Windows Servers
  • Managing Linux Systems

Author Info

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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