TCP/IP JumpStart: Internet Protocol Basics

TCP/IP JumpStart: Internet Protocol Basics

TCP/IP JumpStart: Internet Protocol Basics

TCP/IP is the de facto protocol of the Internet, and this protocol is supported by every major network operating system. As more organizations and individuals connect networks and computers to the Internet and one another, there is a growing demand for professionals to have a thorough understanding of this protocol suite. TCP/IP JumpStart Second Edition will explain the fundamentals of TCP/IP in simple terms with tangible examples. New for this edition: updates on Windows XP/2000, Dynamic DNS, CIDR, and subnetting.

From the Back Cover
Build Your Internetworking Career on a Solid Foundation

Whether you’re setting out to earn a networking certification or just want to know more about how the Internet works, this fully updated edition of TCP/IP JumpStart is the place to start. Inside, a veteran network administrator and instructor demystifies every aspect of TCP/IP, giving you a firm footing from which you can realize your goals. Coverage includes:

  • TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Protocols
  • The OSI Reference Model
  • IP addressing
  • Subnet masks
  • Custom subnetting
  • Supernetting and CIDR
  • Assigning addresses to TCP/IP hosts
  • Name resolution
  • Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic DNS
  • Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)
  • TCP/IP support in Windows 2000/XP
  • The...

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