Cisco Networking All-in-One For Dummies

Cisco Networking All-in-One For Dummies

by Edward Tetz
     
 

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Need to network with the best of 'em? Get started with Cisco and this book

So you're going to manage a Cisco network, and you're a little overwhelmed by all that entails? Fear not, brave network admin! Here's a practical, hands-on guide to each major aspect of a Cisco network. Learn all about TCP/IP, how to work with switches and routers, advice on laying out

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Need to network with the best of 'em? Get started with Cisco and this book

So you're going to manage a Cisco network, and you're a little overwhelmed by all that entails? Fear not, brave network admin! Here's a practical, hands-on guide to each major aspect of a Cisco network. Learn all about TCP/IP, how to work with switches and routers, advice on laying out a wireless network, how to keep your network secure, and more.

  • All for one — learn the network management basics that apply to all types of networks
  • Know the parts — get a complete overview of the products that make up a typical office network
  • Translate alphabet soup — understand IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ARP, LANs, and VLANs
  • Switch it on — examine the essentials of switches, make switch configurations, and establish fault tolerance
  • The route to success — see what routers do; configure the router, serial connections, and WAN links; and choose a routing protocol
  • Plan your WLAN — understand wireless benefits, different wireless technologies, and Cisco wireless solutions
  • Lock it down — secure your network with Cisco's Adaptive Security Appliances or with ACLs and NAT
  • Do it right — know the likely attacks and follow security best practices

Open the book and find:

  • A detailed look at network design
  • Binary and hexadecimal essentials
  • How to work with the Cisco IOS
  • What you should know about network classes
  • A guide to Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Technologies involved in creating a WAN
  • Tips on wireless frequency management
  • How to combat DDOS and sniffer attacks

6 books in 1

  • Overview
  • Internet Protocols
  • Switching
  • Routing
  • Wireless
  • Security

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118137857
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/26/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
255,218
File size:
32 MB
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