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Networking Basics
Types of Networks
Local Area Networks
Metropolitan Area Networks
metropolitan area network (MAN)
Laying the Foundation: The Public Telephone System
The Origin of Networks
Network Communication
The Internet
The Future of the Internet
Terms to Know
Review Questions
What Is the OSI Model?
How Data Flows through the OSI Model
Understanding Each OSI Layer
Layer 7: The Application Layer
Layer 6: The Presentation Layer
Layer 5: The Session Layer
Layer 4: The Transport Layer
Layer 3: The Network Layer
Layer 2: The Data Link Layer
Layer 1: The Physical Layer
The OSI Model vs. the TCP/IP Model
Application or Process Layer
Host-to-Host or Transport Layer
Internet Layer
Internet layer
Network Interface Layer
Physical Layer
Understanding Network Architectures
Peer-to-Peer Networks
Selecting Peer-to-Peer Networks
Implementing a Peer-to-Peer Network
Configuring Windows Peer-to-Peer Networking
Configuring Macintosh Peer-to-Peer Networking
Clients and Servers
Common Server Types
Terminals and Hosts
Selecting a Client-Server Network
Security on Client-Server Networks
Implementing Client-Server Models
Hybrid Networks
Types of Network Services
Choosing a Server
What to Look for in an NOS
Server Hardware
Types of Network Operating Systems
Windows 2003 Server
Novell NetWare
Mac OS X Server (Panther)
Client Network Configuration
Configuring Windows XP Clients
Configuring Internet Addresses
Physical vs. Logical Topologies
Types of Physical Topologies
bus topology
Bus Topology
Ring Topology
ring topology
Star Topology
star topology
Mesh Topology
mesh topology
Hybrid Topologies
hybrid topology
Types of Logical Topologies
Logical Bus
Logical Ring
Wireless LAN Topologies
Types of Electrical Currents
Alternating Current
Direct Current
Power Problems and Solutions
Static Electricity
static electricity
Excess Power
Power Loss
Data Centers
data center
What Is a Signal?
Measuring Signals
Signals and Computers
Analog Signals
analog signal
Digital Signals
digital signal
Analog vs. Digital
An Analog and Digital World
Understanding Transmission
Transmission Types
Transmission Modes
Network Media and Connectors
Copper Media
Coaxial Cable
Types of Coaxial Cable
Shielded Twisted-Pair Cable
Unshielded Twisted Pair
Fiber-Optic Media
Fiber-Optic Cable
fiber-optic cable
Wireless Networking Options
Radio Transmissions
Comparing Network Media
Extending the Network
Network Segments
network segment
Segmenting the LAN
Network Interface Cards
Source and Destination
Access Points
Wireless Bridges
Wireless Bridge Wireless Bridge
Virtual LANs
How Routers Select the Best Path
Comparing Networking Devices
What Are Standards?
How Does an Idea Become a Standard?
Major Standards Organizations
TIA: Telecommunications Industry Association
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
ANSI: American National Standards Institute
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
802.1: LAN and MAN Bridging and Management
802.2: Logical Link Control
802.3: CSMA/CD Access Method
802.4: Token Passing Bus Access Method
802.5: Token Ring Access Method
802.6: DQDB Access Method
802.7: Broadband Local Area Networks
802.9: Integrated Services
802.10: LAN/MAN Security
ANSI WAN Standards
Why Protocols Are Important
Understanding Protocol Suites
TCP/IP Suite
Features of TCP/IP
Protocols of the TCP/IP Stack
IPX/SPX Protocol Suite
Features of IPX/SPX
Protocols of the IPX/SPX Stack
AppleTalk Protocol Suite
Features of AppleTalk
Protocols of the AppleTalk Stack
Preparing for LAN Design
Needs Assessment
needs assessment
Equipment Inventory
Facility Assessment and Documentation
Assessing User Needs
Creating the LAN Design
Architecture Selection
Connecting to a WAN
Why Network Management?
First Steps in Network Management
Backing Up Data
Uninterrupted Power
Performance Monitoring
Baselining: Setting the Starting Point
Analyzing Network Performance
Monitoring Server Performance
Documenting Performance
Network Management Systems
network management system (NMS)
The Management Model for TCP/IP Networks
SNMP in Action
Implementing Network Management Systems
Documentation for Troubleshooting
A Layered Approach to Network Troubleshooting
Wide Area Networks
Connecting to the Internet
Connecting to Your ISP
Planning Internet Access
Telecommunications Services
WAN Technologies
Avoiding the Potholes
The Rollout
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
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