Cisco Networking All-in-One For Dummies
By Edward Tetz
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: August 2011
Pages: 720

Need to network with the best of 'em? Get started with Cisco and this book

So you're going to manage a Cisco network, and you're a little overwhelmed by all that entails? Fear not, brave network admin! Here's a practical, hands-on guide to each major aspect of a Cisco network. Learn all about TCP/IP, how to work with switches and routers, advice on laying out a wireless network, how to keep your network secure, and more.

  • All for one — learn the network management basics that apply to all types of networks

  • Know the parts — get a complete overview of the products that make up a typical office network

  • Translate alphabet soup — understand IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, ARP, LANs, and VLANs

  • Switch it on — examine the essentials of switches, make switch configurations, and establish fault tolerance

  • The route to success — see what routers do; configure the router, serial connections, and WAN links; and choose a routing protocol

  • Plan your WLAN — understand wireless benefits, different wireless technologies, and Cisco wireless solutions

  • Lock it down — secure your network with Cisco's Adaptive Security Appliances or with ACLs and NAT

  • Do it right — know the likely attacks and follow security best practices

Open the book and find:

  • A detailed look at network design

  • Binary and hexadecimal essentials

  • How to work with the Cisco IOS

  • What you should know about network classes

  • A guide to Cisco Discovery Protocol

  • Technologies involved in creating a WAN

  • Tips on wireless frequency management

  • How to combat DDOS and sniffer attacks

6 books in 1

  • Overview

  • Internet Protocols

  • Switching

  • Routing

  • Wireless

  • Security

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