Tcp/IP for Dummies®, 6th Edition
TCP/IP is a hot topic, because it's the glue that holds the Internet and the Web together, and network administrators need to stay on top of the latest developments. TCP/IP For Dummies, 6th Edition, is both an introduction to the basics for beginners as well as the perfect go-to resource for TCP/IP veterans.
The book includes the latest on Web protocols and new hardware, plus very timely information on how TCP/IP secures connectivity for blogging, vlogging, photoblogging, and social networking. Step-by-step instructions show you how to install and set up TCP/IP on clients and servers; build security with encryption, authentication, digital certificates, and signatures; handle new voice and mobile technologies, and much more.
- Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is the de facto standard transmission medium worldwide for computer-to-computer communications; intranets, private internets, and the Internet are all built on TCP/IP
- The book shows you how to install and configure TCP/IP and its applications on clients and servers; explains intranets, extranets, and virtual private networks (VPNs); provides step-by-step information on building and enforcing security; and covers all the newest protocols
- You'll learn how to use encryption, authentication, digital certificates, and signatures to set up a secure Internet credit card transaction
Find practical security tips, a Quick Start Security Guide, and still more in this practical guide.
Marshall Wilensky was a consultant and network manager for multiprotocol networks at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration. Both are internationally known speakers.
Table of Contents
Part I: TCP/IP from Names to Addresses.
Chapter 1: Understanding TCP/IP Basics.
Chapter 2: Layering TCP/IP Protocols.
Chapter 3: Serving Up Clients and Servers.
Chapter 4: Nice Names and Appetizing Addresses.
Chapter 5: Need More Addresses? Try Subnetting and NAT.
Part II: Getting Connected.
Chapter 6: Confi guring a TCP/IP Network — the Software Side.
Chapter 7: Networking SOHO with Wireless.
Chapter 8: Advancing into Routing Protocols.
Chapter 9: IPv6: IP on Steroids.
Chapter 10: Serving Up DNS (The Domain Name System).
Part III: Configuring Clients and Servers: Web, E-Mail, and Chat.
Chapter 11: Digesting Web Clients and Servers.
Chapter 12: Minimum Security Facilities.
Chapter 13: Eating Up E-Mail.
Chapter 14: Securing E-Mail.
Chapter 15: Beyond E-Mail: Social Networking and Online Communities.
Part IV: Even More TCP/IP Applications and Services.
Chapter 16: Mobile IP — The Moveable Feast.
Chapter 17: Saving Money with VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol).
Chapter 18: File and Print Sharing Services.
Chapter 19: Sharing Compute Power.
Part V: Network Troubleshooting and Security.
Chapter 20: Staying with Security Protocols.
Chapter 21: Relishing More Meaty Security.
Chapter 22: Troubleshooting Connectivity and Performance Problems.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten More Uses for TCP/IP.
Chapter 24: Ten More Resources for Information about TCP/IP Security.
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