TCP/IP For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

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9780764517600: TCP/IP For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

TCP/IP is always a hot topic because it is and always will be the glue that holds the Internet and the World Wide Web together. To be well connected (network-wise, that is), sooner or later you have to become familiar with TCP/IP. So if you want to understand what it is, what it does, what it’s for, why you need it, and what to do with it, but you just don’t know where to start – this book is for you. If you have to install and set up TCP/IP on your computer at home or on lots of computers for your company, you'll find lots of Hands-On sections that take you through the process step by step.

TCP/IP For Dummies, 5th Edition, is both an introduction to the basics and a reference to help you use TCP/IP applications and tools on all kinds of computers connected to networks. Here are some of the many subjects that this book covers:

  • Uncovering the relationships among TCP/IP, the Net, and the Web
  • Exploring client/server and how it is the foundation of TCP/IP
  • Installing and configuring TCP/IP and its applications on clients and servers
  • Understanding intranets, extranets, and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Building and enforcing security
  • Boldly going to the next generation: IPv6

If you’re concerned about the security of your data – and who isn’t? – don’t miss the practical security tips in this book, including a Quick Start Security Guide. You can read about advanced security topics, including the security protocols that are part of TCP/IP. You also find out how to use encryption, authentication, digital certificates, and signatures. And if you’re interested in e-commerce, walk through a secure Internet credit card transaction.

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TCP/IP for Dummies is for anyone who wants to explore what really makes the Web tick. In a lighthearted style, the authors explain the basics of TCP/IP and other technologies. They discuss what TCP/IP can do in the context of various types of networks such as LANs and WANs and briefly introduce the reader to concepts such as firewalls and client/server applications.

The book continues with tutorials on SMTP--the standard mail protocol of the Net--and other bedrock protocols such as FTP, Telnet, and DNS in easy-to-understand language that demystifies the oodles of acronyms. Information follows on how IP addresses, IPv6, dial-up networking, and thin clients work.

In the Part of Tens section--a hallmark of the Dummies series--the authors go wild with lists such as Ten Reasons to use TCP/IP, Ten Frequently Asked Questions about TCP/IP, and Ten RFCs Worth Tasting. If you want to leave the safe world of your browser to go down the technical route, TCP/IP for Dummies offers an easy read and an informative presentation. --Stephen W. Plain

From the Back Cover:

Get the latest on e-mail client servers and instant messaging

Sail through new TCP/IP security configurations, Mobile IP setup, and more

No need to drown in Internet alphabet soup - just open this friendly guide and navigate easily through the mysteries of VLANs, SANs, VPNs, P2P, NGI, FTP, and a whole lot more. With the latest information on TCP/IP protocol standards and developments, remote control, and security, you'll find it's a real lifesaver!

All this on the bonus CD-ROM
* Telnet Server for Windows shareware and NetSwitcher for Windows trial version
* Secure CRT, InterGate, and IP*Works Secure Tunnel trial versions
* Boson Wildcard Mask Checker & Decimal-to-IP Calc, iIChat Logger, and iISystem Wiper freeware

For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

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