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Connecting to the Internet: A Practical Guide about LAN-Internet Connectivity
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Connecting to the Internet: A Practical Guide about LAN-Internet Connectivity (Paperback)

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Comprehensive yet succinct, Connecting to the Internet is a guide to the entire process of connecting a private network to the Internet and then maintaining that connection. This practical handbook provides essential information without the burden of extraneous detail. Using a step-by-step approach, the text covers the processes of planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining an effective and secure LAN-to-Internet connection-from TCP/IP essentials, to choosing the most appropriate Internet Service Provider, to setting up a firewall. The book includes coverage of: TCP/IP essentials; standard Internet service protocols, such as DNS, FTP, Mail, News, Telnet, the Web, and SSL; and security technologies-packet filters, circuit proxies, application gateways, network address translation, firewalls, vendors, security policies, and auditing.

Computing & ITComputer networking & communicationsComputing & ITDatabasesDatabases & the WebComputing & ITDigital lifestyleInternet guides & online servicesInternet gambling Publisher: Pearson Education (US) Publication Date: 19/02/1999 ISBN-13: 9780201379563  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Andrew F. Ward works as a network administrator for 3Com Corporation. He is responsible for Internet connectivity, security, and LAN and WAN design and operations. Previously Mr. Ward worked as a Novell system administrator and software developer. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Rochester. 0201379562AB04062001

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