Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours

by Joe Casad


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Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours by Joe Casad

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will uncover the inner workings of TCP/IP. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of TCP/IP from the ground up.

Practical discussions provide an inside look at TCP/IP components and protocols.

Step-by-step instructions walk you through many common tasks.

Q&As at the end of each hour help you test your knowledge.

Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions and help you steer clear of potential problems.

If you're looking for a smart, concise introduction to the protocols that power the Internet, start your clock and look inside. Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours is your guide to the secrets of TCP/IP.

Learn about...

  • Protocols at each layer of the TCP/IP stack
  • Routers and gateways
  • IP addressing
  • Subnetting TCP/IP networks
  • Name resolution techniques
  • TCP/IP utilities such as ping and traceroute
  • TCP/IP over wireless networks
  • IP version 6
  • The World Wide Web and how it works
  • TCP/IP mail protocols such as POP3, IMAP4, and SMTP
  • Casting, streaming, and automation
  • Web services
  • Detecting and stopping network attacks

Part I: TCP/IP Basics

Hour 1 What Is TCP/IP? 7

Hour 2 How TCP/IP Works 21

Part II: The TCP/IP Protocol System

Hour 3 The Network Access Layer 35

Hour 4 The Internet Layer 47

Hour 5 Subnetting and CIDR 69

Hour 6 The Transport Layer 83

Hour 7 The Application Layer 107

Part III: Networking with TCP/IP

Hour 8 Routing 121

Hour 9 Getting Connected 143

Hour 10 Firewalls 175

Hour 11 Name Resolution 185

Hour 12 Automatic Configuration 215

Hour 13 IPv6—The Next Generation 229

Part IV: TCP/IP Utilities

Hour 14 TCP/IP Utilities 243

Hour 15 Monitoring and Remote Access 275

Part V: TCP/IP and the Internet

Hour 16 The Internet: A Closer Look 297

Hour 17 HTTP, HTML, and the World Wide Web 305

Hour 18 Email 321

Hour 19 Streaming and Casting 339

Part VI: Advanced Topics

Hour 20 Web Services 353

Hour 21 The New Web 363

Hour 22 Network Intrusion 375

Hour 23 TCP/IP Security 391

Hour 24 Implementing a TCP/IP Network—Seven Days in the Life of a Sys Admin 413


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780672329968
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 10/20/2008
Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 7.02(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Joe Casad is an engineer who has written widely on PC networking and system administration. He has written or co-written 12 books on computers and networking, including MCSE Windows NT Server and Workstation Study Guide, MCSE Networking Essentials Training Guide, Windows NT Server 4.0 Professional Reference, and Windows 98 Professional Reference. He is the former managing editor of Network Administrator magazine and currently is the senior editor of UNIX Review.

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