Managing Switched Local Area Networks: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

Managing Switched Local Area Networks: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Darryl P. Black, Darryl Black
     
 

If you already manage a switched network, are considering converting your shared LAN to switched technology, or are in the process of deploying a new switched LAN, Managing Switched Local Area Networks will serve as your indispensable handbook. Pragmatic, readable, and focused on real-world issues, this book provides a concise description of the elements that comprise… See more details below

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If you already manage a switched network, are considering converting your shared LAN to switched technology, or are in the process of deploying a new switched LAN, Managing Switched Local Area Networks will serve as your indispensable handbook. Pragmatic, readable, and focused on real-world issues, this book provides a concise description of the elements that comprise a switched LAN, shows how these elements function together, and offers a step-by-step approach to anticipating, isolating, and solving the most common network problems. The book's realistic scenarios and proven rules of thumb will hone your skills and help you make sound decisions for effective switched network management. This book not only describes the technology but also shows how to apply it to the process of building a switched LAN management system. Here you will find experience-based advice on troubleshooting, an inventory of the classic problems encountered in the management of a switched LAN, and specific, tested methods and strategies for solving these problems. The book also teaches you how to evaluate your LAN needs and choose appropriate tools, how to create a manageable switched LAN design, and how to put it all together to build a comprehensive, well-tuned network management system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201185546
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
11/12/1997
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Organization of the Book
Audience
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Fundamentals of Network Management
Ch. 1Network Management in a Nutshell3
Ch. 2Understanding Network Management Standards31
Pt. 2Components of a Switched LAN
Ch. 3Managing Switched LAN Technologies67
Ch. 4LAN Switching and VLANs123
Ch. 5Managing Common Routing Protocols147
Ch. 6Emerging Technologies Important to Switching193
Ch. 7Managing WAN Connections217
Pt. 3Building a Switched LAN Management System
Ch. 8Troubleshooting Problems in Your Switched LAN241
Ch. 9Troubleshooting Common Network Problems267
Ch. 10Selecting Switched LAN Management Tools277
Ch. 11Switched LAN Design299
Ch. 12Developing a Network Management System319
Bibliography333
RFC References337
Common Networking Acronyms339
Index345

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