From the Back Cover
Learn Windows Networking Quickly and Easily This unique, full–color guide covers Windows networking basics, giving you a solid foundation in the technology as well as preparing you to take the Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98–366, Networking Fundamentals. Learn general networking concepts, then get up to speed on switches, routers, LANs, WANs, and more—with a focus on technologies used in Microsoft networks. Whether you′re an aspiring networking professional or just brushing up, it′s the essential information you need to be successful in networking in a Windows environment. Learn these Windows networking essentials—and more: Networking for home computers, small offices, and large enterprises Identifying necessary hardware, protocols, services, and infrastructures Understanding the OSI and TCP models Connecting computers with switches and routers Understanding the components of an IPv4 or IPv6 address Resolving names to IP addresses, and understanding DNS and WINS Understanding the basics of LANs, WANs, and wireless networks Preparing for MTA Exam 98–366, Networking Fundamentals Full–color images of network configurations Helpful illustrations to reinforce learning objectives This striking Essentials book features: Chapter–opening learning objectives Full coverage of all exam topics Four–color screenshots and illustrations Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises Chapter review questions
About the Author
Darril Gibson , MCSE, MCITP, ITIL v3, Security+, CISSP, is the CEO of Security Consulting and Training, LLC. A Microsoft Certified Trainer since August 1999, Darril regularly teaches, writes, and consults on a wide variety of security and technical topics. He has authored, coauthored, or contributed to 14 books on a wide range of topics that include Windows Server, Windows 7, SQL Server, and IT security.