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The All-New Switch Book: The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology / Edition 2

The All-New Switch Book: The Complete Guide to LAN Switching Technology / Edition 2

by Rich Seifert, James Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470287152

ISBN-13: 9780470287156

Pub. Date: 08/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This much-needed update to the bestselling guide on the extensive changes to the local area networks (LAN) switching technologies explains why LAN switching technologies are critical to network design. This in-depth guide covers the capabilities, application, and design of LAN switches and switched internetworks and examines the significant changes that have taken

Overview

This much-needed update to the bestselling guide on the extensive changes to the local area networks (LAN) switching technologies explains why LAN switching technologies are critical to network design. This in-depth guide covers the capabilities, application, and design of LAN switches and switched internetworks and examines the significant changes that have taken place since the publication of the first edition seven years ago. You’re sure to appreciate the witty writing style and easy-to-follow format on such an often-complicated subject matter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470287156
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xxiii

Introduction xxv

Part One Foundations of LAN Switches

Chapter 1 Laying the Foundation 3

Chapter 2 Transparent Bridges 63

Chapter 3 Bridging Between Technologies 105

Chapter 4 Principles of LAN Switches 147

Chapter 5 Loop Resolution 201

Chapter 6 Source Routing 255

Part Two Advanced LAN Switch Concepts

Chapter 7 Full Duplex Operation 305

Chapter 8 LAN and Switch Flow Control 327

Chapter 9 Link Aggregation 361

Chapter 10 Multicast Pruning 413

Chapter 11 Virtual LANs: Applications and Concepts 433

Chapter 12 Virtual LANs: The IEEE Standard 475

Chapter 13 Priority Operation 517

Chapter 14 LAN Security 547

Chapter 15 Switch Management 565

Chapter 16 Network Troubleshooting Strategies 609

Chapter 17 Make the Switch! 641

Appendix: Protocol Parsing 699

References 703

Glossary 711

Index 753

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