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Networking, A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition
Networking, A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition

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Networking: A Beginner’s Guide provides both a solid foundation in networking fundamentals as well as information and insight on the latest technologies. Wired and wireless network design, configuration, hardware, protocols, security, backup, recovery, and virtualization are just some of the bases covered in this guide from Bruce Hallberg, a Fortune 1000 technology consultant. Hallberg uses his experience and knowledge to create a networking basics book that guides you through every aspect of networking, giving readers the fundamentals needed to move onto more advanced topics.

In addition to the basics of networking, Hallberg offers step-by-step instructions for installing, configuring, and managing Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2013, Oracle Linux, and Apache. If you’re looking to learn networking and get the practical skills needed to be successful, Hallberg’s book provides an excellent starting point. Topics covered include:

  • Understand network cabling, topologies, hardware, and the OSI seven-layer model
  • Connect LANs and WANs
  • Configure network protocols, such as TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, SMTP, DHCP, HTTP, WINS, and more
  • Explore directory services, such as Microsoft's Active Directory, X.400, and LDAP
  • Enable and support remote network access
  • Secure your network and handle backup and disaster recovery
  • Select, install, and manage reliable network servers, including Windows Server 2012, Exchange Server 2013, Oracle Linux, and Apache
  • Manage network workstation computers
  • Design a robust network from the ground up
  • Work with virtualization technologies, such as Hyper-V, VMWare, and Oracle VM VirtualBox

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5 of 5 In-Depth Networking Guide for Beginners October 19, 2014
Reviewer: Dan Stadler from Buena Park, CA United States  
This book covers all of the networking topics that a beginner needs to know.  The topics are all covered in-depth and thoroughly and includes current topics, such as the cloud.  It is well-written and easy to understand.

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