TCP/IP Network Administration
By Craig Hunt
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: August 1992
Pages: 502

TCP/IP Network Administration is a complete guide to setting up and running a TCP/IP network for administrators of networks of systems or users of home systems that access the Internet. It starts with the fundamentals: what the protocols do and how they work, how to request a network address and a name (the forms needed are included in an appendix), and how to set up your network.

Beyond basic setup, the book discusses how to configure important network applications, including sendmail, the r* commands, and some simple setups for NIS and NFS. There are also chapters on troubleshooting and security. In addition, this book covers several important packages that are available from the Net (such as gated).

Contents include:

  • Overview of TCP/IP
  • Delivering the data
  • Name service concepts
  • Getting started
  • Basic configuration
  • Configuring the interface
  • Configuring routing
  • Configuring DNS name service
  • Network applications
  • sendmail
  • Troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • Network security
  • Other sources of information
  • Appendixes include: network contacts, forms, a gated reference, named reference

Covers BSD and System V TCP/IP implementations.

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