Networking can be a complex topic, especially for those new tothe field of IT. This focused, full-color book takes a uniqueapproach to teaching Windows networking to beginners by strippingdown a network to its bare basics, thereby making each topic clearand easy to understand. Focusing on the new Microsoft TechnologyAssociate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just theessentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation forunderstanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topicsand technologies can be built.
This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out alist of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion ofthe core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handleon the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions andsuggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding ofthe chapter's content.
- Serves as an ideal resource for gaining a solid understandingof fundamental networking concepts and skills
- Offers a straightforward and direct approach to networkingbasics and covers network management tools, TCP/IP, the nameresolution process, and network protocols and topologies
- Reviews all the topics you need to know for taking the MTA98-366 exam
- Provides an overview of networking components, discussesconnecting computers to a network, and looks at connecting networkswith routers
If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce,then Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials is essentialreading.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Networking
Chapter 2 Overview of Networking Components
Chapter 3 Understanding the OSI Model
Chapter 4 Core TCP/IP Protocols
Chapter 5 Exploring IPv4
Chapter 6 Exploring IPv6
Chapter 7 Connecting Computers to a Network
Chapter 8 Networking Computers with Switches
Chapter 9 Connecting Networks with Routers
Chapter 10 Resolving Names to IP Addresses
Chapter 11 Understanding Network Security Zones
Chapter 12 Understanding Wireless Networking
Chapter 13 Understanding Internet Access Methods and Wide Area Networks
Chapter 14 Troubleshooting TCP/IP
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B Microsoft’s Certification Program