In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will uncover the inner workings of TCP/IP. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of TCP/IP from the ground up.
Practical discussions provide an inside look at TCP/IP components and protocols.
Step-by-step instructions walk you through many common tasks.
Q&As at the end of each hour help you test your knowledge.
Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions and help you steer clear of potential problems.
If you're looking for a smart, concise introduction to the protocols that power the Internet, start your clock and look inside. Sams Teach Yourself TCP/IP in 24 Hours is your guide to the secrets of TCP/IP.
About the Author
- Protocols at each layer of the TCP/IP stack
- Routers and gateways
- IP addressing
- Subnetting TCP/IP networks
- Name resolution techniques
- TCP/IP utilities such as ping and traceroute
- TCP/IP over wireless networks
- IP version 6
- The World Wide Web and how it works
- TCP/IP mail protocols such as POP3, IMAP4, and SMTP
- Casting, streaming, and automation
- Web services
- Detecting and stopping network attacks
is an engineer, author, and editor who has written widely on computer networking and system administration. He has written or co-written 12 books on computers and networking. In a past life, he was the editor of C/C++ Users Journal
and senior editor of UnixReview.com.