Home Networking Bible, 2nd Edition
By Sue Plumley
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: July 2004
Pages: 850

Everything you need to know to set up a home network

Is a home network for you? This comprehensive guide coverseverything from deciding what type of network meets your needs tosetting up the hardware and software, connecting differentoperating systems, installing the necessary applications, managingthe network, and even adding home entertainment devices. Fullyupdated with new material on all the latest systems and methods,it’s just what you need to set up your network and keep itrunning safely and successfully.

Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of homenetworking

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of wired and wirelessnetworks
  • Understand how to choose between workgroup and client/servernetworking
  • Learn how to install and set up cables and routers and how toinstall and configure networking software
  • Share files, printers, and a single Internet connection
  • Back up files and secure your network
  • Set up your own home intranet and understand the technologiesinvolved in creating a Web page
  • Manage your network and learn to use tools for locating andrepairing problems
  • Expand your home network to include your digital camera,scanner, TV, sound system, and even game consoles
  • Explore SmartHome technology that allows you to automatevarious household functions
  • Investigate how your network can enable tele-commuting andother remote access capabilities
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