TCP / IP For Dummies, 6th Edition
By Candace Leiden, Marshall Wilensky
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: July 2009
Pages: 456

Keep your network up to date with the latest TCP/IP standards and protocols

Now that IPv4 and IPv6 have joined and coexist, TCP/IP administration and standards have had quite a makeover. This book helps you catch up! Learn how to handle blogs and social networks, and get the scoop on new Web protocols, wireless routers, updated hardware, new voice and mobile technologies, security procedures to defend against new threats, and a whole lot more.

  • Stack 'em up — understand the TCP/IP layer stack and protocol stack
  • Pick your system — configure TCP/IP on Windows 7, Windows 2008, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix, Windows Vista, or Windows XP

  • Go wireless — set up a wireless router and network, configure TCP/IP for Wi-Fi, and handle security

  • Safety's your business — learn to use encryption, authentication, digital certificates, and signatures, and set up secure credit card transactions

  • From 4 to 6 — learn to use IPv6 solutions, build IPv6 addresses, and discover the advantages of dual protocol stacks

  • All about e-mail — explore the various e-mail protocols and how to secure and configure clients and services

  • Socialize — create connectivity for blogs, social networking sites, chats, and instant messaging

  • Keep users happy — secure your network and sniff out problems

Open the book and find:

  • Six steps to a complete TCP/IP configuration
  • The pros and cons of trusted host files

  • Common-sense best practices for network security

  • How to configure DNS clients and servers

  • Tips for managing cookies

  • What to expect from a VoIP phone system

  • How to set up and secure mobile IP

  • Some different uses for TCP/IP

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