Mastering Home Networking

Mastering Home Networking

by Mark Henricks
     
 

Now that many homes have two or more computers, home networks are spreading likewildfire. By networking your computers together, you can share files, high-speedInternet connections, and peripherals such as printers and scanners, saving yourhousehold time, effort, and money. And where home networking used to involveexpertise with protocols, wires, and power tools, new… See more details below

Overview

Now that many homes have two or more computers, home networks are spreading likewildfire. By networking your computers together, you can share files, high-speedInternet connections, and peripherals such as printers and scanners, saving yourhousehold time, effort, and money. And where home networking used to involveexpertise with protocols, wires, and power tools, new networking products let youbuild an effective network in minutes—without drilling, without pullingcables, and in some cases even without using wires. Written in straightforward,easy-to-understand language, Mastering Home Networking shows youhow to:

  • Choose the network topology and technology that best suits yourhome and your needs
  • Build a home network using Ethernet cables, your existingphonelines or powerlines, or wireless adapters
  • Configure networking onWindows 95, Windows 98, the Macintosh, Windows 2000, Linux, andNetWare
  • Design and build a home office that will enable you to telecommuteeffectively
  • Administer networked users, groups, and shared resources
  • Adde-mail, games, and applications to your network
  • Run your own Web server toshare information with your household and friends
  • Secure and troubleshootyour network
  • Set up effective remote access so you can connect to your home network when you're on the road

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782126303
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Mastering Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
513
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.44(d)

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