Networking All-in-One For Dummies

Networking All-in-One For Dummies

by Doug Lowe

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Overview

Becoming a master of networking has never been easier

Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network.

Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more.

  • Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information
  • Covers the latest trends in networking
  • Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package

Networking All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect beginner’s guide as well as the professional’s ideal reference book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119471608
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Edition description: 7th ed.
Pages: 992
Sales rank: 104,387
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Doug Lowe is Information Technology Director at Blair, Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers, a civil engineering firm. He has written more than 50 For Dummies books on topics ranging from Java to electronics to PowerPoint.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book 1: Networking Basics 5

Chapter 1: Welcome to Networking 7

Chapter 2: Network Infrastructure 25

Chapter 3: Switches, Routers, and VLANs 37

Chapter 4: Servers and Virtualization 53

Chapter 5: Cloud Computing 65

Book 2: Understanding Network Protocols 75

Chapter 1: Network Protocols and Standards 77

Chapter 2: TCP/IP and the Internet 99

Chapter 3: IP Addresses 107

Chapter 4: Routing 125

Chapter 5: DHCP 135

Chapter 6: DNS 151

Chapter 7: TCP/IP Tools and Commands 179

Book 3: Planning a Network 205

Chapter 1: Local Area Networks 207

Chapter 2: Wide Area Networks 223

Chapter 3: Server Architecture 235

Chapter 4: Virtualization Architecture 245

Chapter 5: Storage Architecture 257

Book 4: Implementing a Network 269

Chapter 1: Network Hardware 271

Chapter 2: Wireless Networks 283

Chapter 3: Windows Clients 303

Chapter 4: Mac Networking 313

Chapter 5: Network Printers 323

Chapter 6: Virtual Private Networks 329

Book 5: Implementing Virtualization 335

Chapter 1: Hyper-V 337

Chapter 2: VMware 355

Chapter 3: Azure 365

Chapter 4: Amazon Web Services 379

Chapter 5: Desktop Virtualization 397

Book 6: Implementing Windows Server 2016 405

Chapter 1: Installing Windows Server 2016 407

Chapter 2: Configuring Windows Server 2016 421

Chapter 3: Configuring Active Directory 437

Chapter 4: Configuring User Accounts 447

Chapter 5: Configuring a File Server 469

Chapter 6: Using Group Policy 483

Chapter 7: Configuring Internet Information Services 495

Chapter 8: Configuring Exchange Server 2016 505

Chapter 9: Configuring SQL Server 2014 523

Chapter 10: Windows Commands 537

Chapter 11: Using PowerShell 565

Book 7: Implementing Linux 583

Chapter 1: Installing a Linux Server 585

Chapter 2: Configuring Linux 597

Chapter 3: Basic Linux Network Configuration 609

Chapter 4: Running DHCP and DNS 621

Chapter 5: Doing the Samba Dance 631

Chapter 6: Running Apache 639

Chapter 7: Running Sendmail 651

Chapter 8: Linux Commands 661

Book 8: Managing a Network 691

Chapter 1: Welcome to Network Administration 693

Chapter 2: Managing Remotely 707

Chapter 3: Managing Network Assets 725

Chapter 4: Managing the Help Desk 737

Chapter 5: Solving Network Problems 749

Chapter 6: Managing Software Deployment 765

Chapter 7: Managing Email Retention 777

Chapter 8: Managing Mobile Devices 793

Book 9: Managing Cybersecurity 807

Chapter 1: Welcome to Cybersecurity 809

Chapter 2: Managing Firewalls and Virus Protection 821

Chapter 3: Managing Spam 833

Chapter 4: Managing Backups 845

Chapter 5: Managing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning 859

Appendix A: Directory of Useful Websites 867

Appendix B: Glossary 875

Index 899

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