Handle the ins-and-outs of networking. This solid resource explains how to integrate the latest technologies into legacy networks,install and configure hardware and software,enable the most efficient network protocols and services,and a whole lot more.
The Ultimate Resource on Network Maintenance Design and maintain a robust,scalable networking environment with help from this authoritative resource. Upgrading & Troubleshooting Networks: The Complete Reference offers real-world advice on installing hardware and software,setting up network services,and configuring LAN and Internet servers. You'll learn to seamlessly integrate new technologies into legacy networks and expand your network's capabilities. Throughout the book,tables,protocol schematics,diagrams,and messaging flow charts clearly illustrate the information presented.
Inside,you'll find out how to:
- Set up LANS and WANs following the OSI reference model
- Select and configure hardware,including network interface cards,cables,and WAN links
- Connect network devices such as repeaters,hubs,bridges,routers,and switches
- Implement networking protocols,including Ethernet,Token Ring,Gigabit Ethernet,FDDI,and ATM
- Select the best transport protocols for your networkTCP/IP,IPX,or NetBEUI
- Choose the best connection services for your networkDHCP,DNS,or WINS
- Set up network operating systems,including Windows 2000,Windows NT,NetWare,and UNIX
- Install network directory services,including Windows 2000 Active Directory,Windows NT domains,and Novell Directory Services (NDS)
- Deploy Internet servers,including World Wide Web and FTP
- Handle network administration,including securityand troubleshooting
Table of ContentsPart I: Network Basics.
Part II: Network Hardware.
Part III: Network Protocols.
Part IV: Network Operating Systems.
Part V: Network Connection Services.
Part VI: Network Directory Services.
Part VII: Network Services.
Part VIII: Network Administration.