Networking For Dummies, 10th Edition

This updated bestseller covers Windows 8, new storage and backup technologies, and more

Both beginning network administrators and home users have made previous editions of this book a top seller. Now fully updated, this edition shows you step by step how to set up and maintain a network and covers Windows 8 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Author Doug Lowe also includes updated coverage of broadband technologies as well as storage and back-up procedures, all in his easy-to-follow style. You’ll learn to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, safely connect to the Internet, troubleshoot problems, and much more.

  • A perennial bestseller, this guide to networking has been fully revised to cover Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, new broadband technologies, and updated storage and backup procedures
  • Provides introductory-level networking fundamentals for those inexperienced in network technology
  • Covers networking with all major operating systems
  • Shows how to build, secure, and optimize a network, safely connect to the Internet, troubleshoot problems, and more

Networking For Dummies, 10th Edition walks you through the process of setting up and maintaining a network, at home or in the office.

From the Back Cover
Learn to:

  • Build and use a wired or wireless network
  • Set up a network for all major operating systems, including Windows 8
  • Safely connect your network to the Internet
  • Secure, optimize, and troubleshoot your network

Need networking know-how? From getting started to network management, here’s the scoopA network can make everything in your office easier, except the part about setting one up. Well, relax — this book has that covered! If you’re just finding out what a server is, start with Part I. Setup instructions are in Parts II and III. Need to learn about using the cloud, network security, or virtualization? It’s all in Parts IV through VI!

  • Networking 101 — find everything a network newbie needs to know about day-to-day network use without tackling the technical stuff
  • Setup steps — learn to build a network, from choosing the operating system to installing the cable and configuring server computers
  • Make mine mobile — explore cloud computing and learn to incorporate smartphones and tablets into your network
  • Toughen it up — strengthen your network to fend off infiltrators and harden it against viruses and spyware
  • Network maintenance — discover how to make backups, enhance network performance, and keep your network running smoothly
  • Virtual savings — see how virtualization can help you avoid buying additional server computers
  • The other guys — learn how to set up a network using Linux computers or Macs

Open the book and find:

  • The many advantages of a network
  • All about TCP/IP and IP addresses
  • Tips on configuring Windows clients
  • Everything you need to know about wireless
  • Advice on managing user accounts
  • Security considerations for mobile devices on your network
  • Backup methods and how to choose one
  • Ten things to keep in your closet

Book Details

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 10th Edition (April 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118474082
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118474082
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