An accessible and practical 'why and how-to' of Lan and Internet networking for Linux and Windows. *Tells you how to build a working network of any size, from just two computers joined together, to a large company network. *Explains how TCP/IP networks work, and how all the important protocols and applications operate - e-mail, Web, FTP etc. *Shows how to diagnose problems and how to fix them, offering a unique and practical troubleshooting 'methodology.' *Useful to everyone - network managers, system administrators, other computing professionals, students and users with home networks. *Copiously illustrated with screenshots and/or diagrams on almost every page.Audience: The primary audience for this book includes those who use TCP/IP networks every day, those who manage or build networks, and those responsible for an organizations applications and systems as a whole. User Level: Intermediate Author Biography: Niall Mansfield is Technical Director at UIT Cambridge. Niall specializes in firewalls, e-mail and internet security. One of Niall's recent projects included setting up the Internet and Web Systems for a world-wide financial newspaper.He is the author of two critically acclaimed books from Addison Wesley: "The Joy of X, an overview of the X window system "and "The X Window System, a user's guide. "
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Practical TCP/IP is the only book you need to ensure that your networks work. With this book you learn by doing as well as reading. Split into 4 Parts, this book has a unique modular approach that facilitates in-depth and easy learning. The detailed appendices make this a desktop book you cannot be without.
Based on years of practical experience this hands-on book explains the principles of networking, and the TCP/IP protocols in depth. Covering both Linux and Windows, Practical TCP/IP is applicable to just about any network.
Skills you will learn
After reading this book you end up with a working network, you understand what is happening at a detailed level, the ability to diagnose and fix problems, and to identify bugs in the software you are using.
This book appeals to both beginners and experienced TCP/IP practitioners.
Niall Mansfield graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with an MA in physics and maths. He has been working in a UNIX environment since 1987 and founded the European X window system User Group. In 1992 he founded UIT who specialize in UNIX tools, e-mail systems and Internet security. He is still very involved with training and consultancy, running tailored networking courses, designing and installing Ethernet and wireless networks and providing Internet security and firewall systems.
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Book Description Addison-Wesley Professional, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110201750783