Networking a Beginner's Guide : A Beginner's Guide
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. You can understand network cabling, topologies, hardware, and the OSI seven-layer model. You can connect LANs and WANs. You can configure network protocols, such as TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, SMTP, DHCP, HTTP, WINS, and more. You can explore directory services, such as Microsoft's Active Directory, X.4 00, and LDAP. You can enable and support remote network access. You can secure your network and handle backup and disaster recovery. You can select, install, and manage reliable network servers, including Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2013, OracleLinux, and Apache Manage network workstation computers. You can design a robust network from the ground up Work with virtualization technologies, such as Hyper-V, VMWare, and Oracle VM VirtualBo.