Linux Routers: A Primer for Network Administrators / Edition 2

Linux Routers: A Primer for Network Administrators / Edition 2

by Tony Mancill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130090263

ISBN-13: 9780130090263

Pub. Date: 06/11/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Linux Routers, Second Edition shows you exactly how to reduce your costs and extend your network with Linux-based routing. You'll find step-by-step coverage of software/hardware selection, configuration, management, and troubleshooting for today's key internetworking applications, including LANs, Internet/intranet/extranet routers, Frame Relay, VPNs, remote

Overview

Linux Routers, Second Edition shows you exactly how to reduce your costs and extend your network with Linux-based routing. You'll find step-by-step coverage of software/hardware selection, configuration, management, and troubleshooting for today's key internetworking applications, including LANs, Internet/intranet/extranet routers, Frame Relay, VPNs, remote access, and firewalls. Extensive new coverage includes dynamic routing, Quality of Service, the current Linux kernel - even next-generation IPv6 routing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130090263
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/11/2002
Series:
Radia Perlman Series in Computer Networking and Security Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary.)

Preface.

Introduction.

1. ROUTING BUILDING BLOCKS.

Router Hardware. The Environment around Your Router. Distributions —Router Software.

2. IP, Ethernet, And Tele Hony Basics.

Routing 101. Ethernet 101 —Switches and Hubs. WA Basics 101.

3. Silicon —A Lan Route.

Configuring a LAN Router. IP Aliasing for Multinetting. IP Monitoring Tools. The mii-diag Utility. LRP —The Linux Router Project.

4. Erbium —An Extranet Router.

Erbium 's Design. IP Masquerading Concepts. Linux 's netfilter —Concepts. Masquerading and AT with net filter.

5. Zinc —A Frame Relay Router.

Frame Relay Basics —DLCIs, PVCs, and CIRs. Linux WA Adapters. Linux and WANPIPE for Frame Relay. Troubleshooting Frame Relay with WANPIPE. MRTG —Monitoring Link Utilization. LRP with WANPIPE.

6. Cesium and Xenon —Tunneling Routers.

Linux and Token Ring. Cesium 's Environment. The iproute2 Toolset. FreeS/WAN —An IPsec Implementation for Linux. A Brief Introduction to IPv6 on Linux.

7. Oxygen —Internet Route.

Connecting to the Internet. General Network Security Measures. IP Firewalling. Notification Systems.

8. Californium —Satellite Office Router.

CHDLC Router Topology. Conserving Bandwidth —Caches and Slaves. Replacing Servers —Multifunction Routers. Linux Traffic-Shaping Walkthrough. Remote System Support.

9. Hafnium —Internet Services Router.

Allowing Access to the Outside —Proxying. Redirection of IP Traffic —Smoke and Mirrors. General Internet Services on Routers. Dynamic Routing Daemons. OSPF Walkthrough Using Zebra. Emergency Down Procedures.

10. Ye Olde Kernel Shop E —Linux 2.2.X.

IP Accounting. Conditional IP Forwarding for Linux. 345 10.3 IP Packet Filtering for Linux 2.2.x. IP Masquerading with the 2.2 Kernel. Configuring IP Masquerading for Linux 2.2.x. Using IP Masquerading Every Day. Kernel Port Forwarding —High Wizardry.

11. Conclusion.

A. Helpful Links.

B. Building The Linux Kernel.

C. Testing Strategies And Vmware.

D. Ethics And Other Considerations.

E. GNU General Public License.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >