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Windows Server 2022 & Powershell All-in-One For Dummies

Published 03-29-2022

<b>All the essentials for administering Windows Server 2022 in one book</b> <p>Looking for a little help installing, configuring, securing, or running a network running Windows Server 2022? <i>Windows Server 2022 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies</i> delivers a thorough guide to network administration in a single, convenient book. Whether you need to start from scratch and install a new server or want to jump right into a more advanced topic</li>like managing security or working in Windows PowerShell</li>you'll find what you need right here. <p>In this 8-books-in-1 compilation, you'll: <ul> <li>Learn what you need to install and set up a brand-new Windows server installation</li> <li>Configure your Windows Server and customize its settings based on your needs and preferences</li> <li>Discover how to install, configure, and work with Containers</li> </ul> <p>The perfect book for server and system admins looking for a quick reference on Windows Server operation, this book is also a great resource for networking newcomers learning their way around the server software they'll encounter daily.

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Networking All-in-One For Dummies

Published 05-04-2021

<p><b>Your&nbsp;ultimate&nbsp;one-stop networking reference&nbsp;</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>Designed to replace that groaning shelf-load of dull networking books you&rsquo;d otherwise have to buy&nbsp;and house,&nbsp;<i>Networking All-in-One&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummie</i>s&nbsp;covers all the basic and not-so-basic information you need to get a network up and running. It also helps you&nbsp;keep&nbsp;it&nbsp;running&nbsp;as it grows&nbsp;more complicated, develops bugs, and encounters&nbsp;all the fun sorts of&nbsp;trouble you&nbsp;expect from a complex system. Ideal both as a starter for newbie administrators&nbsp;and&nbsp;as&nbsp;a&nbsp;handy&nbsp;quick&nbsp;reference for pros,&nbsp;this book&nbsp;is built for speed,&nbsp;allowing you to get past all the basics&mdash;like installing and configuring hardware&nbsp;and software, planning your network design, and managing cloud services&mdash;so you can get on with what your network is&nbsp;actually intended&nbsp;to do.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>In&nbsp;a&nbsp;friendly,&nbsp;jargon-free&nbsp;style, Doug Lowe&mdash;an experienced&nbsp;IT Director&nbsp;and prolific tech author&mdash;covers&nbsp;the essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Linux and Windows 10&nbsp;and clues you in on best practices for security, mobile, and more.&nbsp;Each of the&nbsp;nine&nbsp;minibooks&nbsp;demystifies&nbsp;the basics of one key area of network management.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Plan and administrate your&nbsp;network&nbsp;</li> <li>Implement&nbsp;virtualization&nbsp;</li> <li>Get your head around networking in the&nbsp;Cloud&nbsp;</li> <li>Lock down your security&nbsp;protocols&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>The best thing about this book? You&nbsp;don&rsquo;t&nbsp;have to read it all at once&nbsp;to get things done;&nbsp;once you&rsquo;ve solved the&nbsp;specific&nbsp;issue at hand, you can put it down again and get on with your life. And the next time you need it,&nbsp;it&rsquo;ll&nbsp;have you covered.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Networking For Dummies

Published 07-21-2020

<p><b>Set up a secure network at home or the office</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted <i>Networking For Dummies</i> helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network. Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you&rsquo;ll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more.&nbsp;</p> <p>From connecting to the Internet and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your data&mdash;this #1 bestselling guide covers it all.</p> <ul> <li>Build a wired or wireless network</li> <li>Secure and optimize your network</li> <li>Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts</li> <li>Use the cloud&mdash;safely&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Written by a seasoned technology author&mdash;and jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructions&mdash;this is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.</p>

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Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies

Published 04-30-2019

<p><b>Your one-stop reference for Windows Server 2019 and PowerShell know-how<br /><br /></b><i>Windows Server 2019 &amp; PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies </i>offers a single reference to help you build and expand your knowledge of all things Windows Server, including the all-important PowerShell framework. Written by an information security pro and professor who trains aspiring system administrators, this book covers the broad range of topics a system administrator needs to know to run Windows Server 2019, including how to install, configure, and secure&nbsp;a system.&nbsp;This book includes coverage of:</p> <ul> <li>Installing &amp; Setting Up Windows Server</li> <li>Configuring&nbsp;Windows Server 2019</li> <li>Administering Windows Server 2019</li> <li>Configuring Networking</li> <li>Managing Security</li> <li>Working with Windows PowerShell</li> <li>Installing and Administering Hyper-V</li> <li>Installing, Configuring, and Using Containers</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re a budding or experienced system administrator looking to build or expand your knowledge of Windows Server, this book has you covered.</p>

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TCP / IP For Dummies

Published 08-11-2009

<b>Packed with the latest information on TCP/IP standards and protocols</b> <p>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. <i>TCP/IP For Dummies, 6th Edition,</i> is both an introduction to the basics for beginners as well as the perfect go-to resource for TCP/IP veterans.</p> <p>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.</p> <ul> <li>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</li> <li>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</li> <li>You'll learn how to use encryption, authentication, digital certificates, and signatures to set up a secure Internet credit card transaction</li> </ul> <p>Find practical security tips, a Quick Start Security Guide, and still more in this practical guide.</p>

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