Networking 101

Networking 101

Postby Thorn » Thu Oct 02, 2003 11:47 am

Networking 101

Often people coming to seeking help with wireless networking, yet they lack information on networking basics. The problem is that without a solid grounding in networking, they get hopelessly lost. Wireless networking adds another level to an already complex issue. My observation is that most of the problems that new people experience have NOTHING to do with wireless, and everything to do with the basics, such as TCP/IP.

If you are new to this, do yourself a favor, and get acquainted with BASIC networking. Once you have mastered the basics, then move on to wireless.

Suggested Websites:

Suggested Reading:
Windows 2000 TCP/IP Black Book
ISBN: 1932111417

Hacking Exposed
ISBN: 0-07212-7481

Home Networking! I Didn't Know You Could Do That...
Erik B. Sherman
SYBEX, ISBN: 0-7821-2631-6

Build Your Own Home Network
Ron Gilster and Diane McMichael Gilster
OSBOURNE, ISBN: 0-07-212466-0

Upgrading and Repairing Networks
Craig Zacker and Paul Doyle
QUE, ISBN: 0-7897-0181-2

Networking with Windows for Workgroups
Cheryl Currid & Co.
SYBEX, ISBN: 0-7821-1228-5
(WfWG is long gone, but a lot of the info still applies.)

Build, Upgrade & Repair Your PC Network on a Shoestring Budget
Wayne N. Kawamoto
CORIOLIS, ISBN: 1-57610-411-7

SAMS Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours
Matt Hayden
SAMS PUBLISHING, ISBN: 0-672-31145-3
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Postby fregniacciaro » Wed Apr 06, 2005 7:52 am

Here is an older page with some useful info for those with limited to no network knowledge.
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