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 standardsand protocols

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

  • Stack 'em up — understand the TCP/IP layer stack andprotocol stack
  • Pick your system — configure TCP/IP on Windows 7, Windows2008, 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 upsecure credit card transactions

  • From 4 to 6 — learn to use IPv6 solutions, build IPv6addresses, and discover the advantages of dual protocol stacks

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

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

  • Keep users happy — secure your network and sniff outproblems

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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