System and network administrators faced with the challenge of building and maintaining permanent LAN-to-Internet connections are often in need of additional information in order to complete this complex task. This practical handbook is a guide to the entire process of connecting a private network to the Internet and then maintaining that connection.
Comprehensive yet succinct, Connecting to the Internet provides essential information without the burden of extraneous detail. Using a step-by-step approach, this book covers the processes of planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining an effective and secure LAN-to-Internet connectionfrom TCP/IP essentials, to choosing the most appropriate Internet Service Provider, to setting up a firewall.
Specifically, you will find coverage of:
Each technical chapter contains checklists to help you track critical steps in the process. In addition, experienced-based tips throughout the book will keep you from falling into expensive and time-consuming pitfalls.
Offers system and network administrators a handbook for connecting a private network to the Internet and then maintaining that connection. Uses a step-by-step approach to explain the processes of planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining an effective and secure connection. Includes checklists to keep track of technical steps, and warnings about pitfalls based on experience. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)