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Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols Bruce Hartpence

Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols

Bruce Hartpence

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ISBN : 9781449306526
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Take an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this concise book, youll delve into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks,MoreTake an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this concise book, youll delve into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks, and learn the function of network hardware such as switches and routers.Ideal for beginning network engineers, each chapter in this book includes a set of review questions, as well as practical, hands-on lab exercises.Understand basic network architecture, and how protocols and functions fit togetherLearn the structure and operation of the Ethernet protocolExamine TCP/IP, including the protocol fields, operations, and addressing used for networksExplore the address resolution process in a typical IPv4 networkBecome familiar with switches, access points, routers, and other network components that process packetsDiscover how the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) provides error messages during network operationsLearn about the network mask (subnetting) and how it helps determine the network