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Networking For Dummies, 8th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-05100-9
432 pages
February 2011
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Part I: Let’s Network!

Chapter 1: Networks Will Not Take Over the World, and Other Network Basics.

Chapter 2: Life on the Network.

Chapter 3: More Ways to Use Your Network.

Part II: Building Your Own Network.

Chapter 4: Planning Your Network.

Chapter 5: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Cables, Adapters, and Other Stuff.

Chapter 6: Dealing with TCP/IP.

Chapter 7: Setting Up a Server.

Chapter 8: Configuring Windows XP and Vista Clients.

Chapter 9: Wireless Networking.

Part III: Getting Connected.

Chapter 10: Connecting Your Network to the Internet.

Chapter 11: Running a Mail Server.

Chapter 12: Creating an Intranet.

Chapter 13: Is It a Phone or a Computer? (Or, Understanding VoIP and Convergence).

Chapter 14: Connecting from Home.

Part IV: Network Management For Dummies.

Chapter 15: Welcome to Network Management.

Chapter 16: Managing User Accounts with Active Directory.

Chapter 17: Managing Network Storage.

Chapter 18: Network Performance Anxiety.

Chapter 19: Solving Network Problems.

Chapter 20: How to Stay on Top of Your Network and Keep Its Users Off Your Back.

Part V: Protecting Your Network.

Chapter 21: Backing Up Your Data.

Chapter 22: Securing Your Network.

Chapter 23: Hardening Your Network.

Part VI: Beyond Windows.

Chapter 24: Networking with Linux.

Chapter 25: Macintosh Networking.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 26: More Than Ten Big Network Mistakes.

Chapter 27: Ten Networking Commandments.

Chapter 28: Ten Things You Should Keep in Your Closet.

Chapter 29: Layers of the OSI Model.