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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Networking Models

    1. What Is a Model?

    2. Why Use a Model?

    3. OSI Model

    4. Introducing TCP/IP

    5. Reading

    6. Summary

    7. Review Questions

    8. Review Answers

    9. Lab Exercises

  2. Chapter 2 Ethernet

    1. Remember the Models

    2. Structure

    3. Ethernet Type II vs. 802.3

    4. MAC Addresses—Another Look

    5. Ethernet Operation

    6. Shared Media

    7. Physical Layer

    8. Encoding

    9. Other Types of Signaling

    10. Topologies

    11. Final Thoughts on Ethernet

    12. Reading

    13. Summary

    14. Review Questions

    15. Review Answers

    16. Lab Exercises

  3. Chapter 3 Internet Protocol

    1. Protocol Description

    2. Structure

    3. Addressing

    4. Operation

    5. Digging a Little Deeper...What Addressing is Sufficient?

    6. Security Warning

    7. Organizations for Assigning Addresses and Names

    8. Standards and RFCs

    9. Summary

    10. Review Questions

    11. Lab Exercises

  4. Chapter 4 Address Resolution Protocol

    1. The Problem

    2. Techniques

    3. Protocol Description

    4. Structure

    5. Addressing in the ARP Request

    6. Addressing in the ARP Reply

    7. Operation

    8. Additional Operations

    9. Security Warning

    10. IPv6

    11. Digging a Little Deeper

    12. Standards and RFCs

    13. Summary

    14. Review Questions

    15. Review Answers

    16. Lab Activities

  5. Chapter 5 Network Equipment

    1. Tables and Hosts

    2. Hubs or Repeaters

    3. Switches and Bridges

    4. Access Points

    5. Routers

    6. Multilayer Switches and Home Gateways

    7. Security

    8. Summary

    9. Review Questions

    10. Review Answers

    11. Lab Activities

  6. Chapter 6 Internet Control Message Protocol

    1. Structure

    2. Operations and Types

    3. Digging a Little Deeper—the One’s Complement

    4. IPv6

    5. Summary

    6. Additional Reading

    7. Review Questions

    8. Review Answers

    9. Lab Activities

  7. Chapter 7 Subnetting and Other Masking Acrobatics

    1. How Do We Use the Mask?

    2. What Is a Subnet?

    3. Subnet Patterns

    4. Subnet IP Addressing

    5. A Shorthand Technique

    6. The Effect on Address Space

    7. Theory vs. Reality

    8. Supernetting

    9. The Supernetted Network

    10. Classless Inter-Domain Routing

    11. CIDR and Aggregation Implementation

    12. Summary

    13. RFCs and Reading

    14. Review Questions

    15. Review Answers

    16. Lab Activities

  8. Chapter Internet Protocol Version 6

    1. Protocol Description

    2. Structure

    3. Extensions

    4. Addressing

    5. IPv4 and IPv6

    6. Multicast

    7. MAC Addressing

    8. Anycast

    9. Unspecified

    10. Required Addresses

    11. Auto-configuration

    12. Tunneling

    13. Current Status and IPv6 Day

    14. Summary

    15. Reading

    16. Review Questions

    17. Review Answers

    18. Lab Activities

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