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:
274,831
File size:
32 MB
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Meet the Author

Edward Tetz has worked with computers as a sales associate, support tech, trainer, and consultant. He holds the Cisco CCNA and numerous other certifications, and has provided system and LAN support to both large and small organizations. Ed is coauthor of CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One For Dummies.

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