Linux Network Administrator's Guide

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 18
Table 2.1

The information is factually correct, but confusingly represented. I'd suggest using something like: Class Network(s) CIDR Mask A 10.0.0.0 /8 B 172.16.0.0 through 172.31.0.0 /16 C 192.168.0.0 through 192.168.255.0 /24

Anonymous   
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Page 43
broken link

The link ftp://ftp.inka.de/pub/comp/Linux/networking/NetTools/ no longer is valid, but you can find the Net Tools here - http://www.tazenda.demon.co.uk/phil/net-tools/

Anonymous   
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Page 47
3rd paragraph (after sample dhcpd.conf file)

This configuration will create [word missing] which will assign...

Anonymous   
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Page 127
A network translation example

For the example the book says to type: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth1 -p tcp -dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination 192.168.1.3:8080 However in the table below (table 7-2) where it explains each argument, it says: --dport 80. The argument with 1 dash in the example is incorrect. The argument listed in the table with 2 dashes is correct.

Anonymous   
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Page 246
Table 14-1, under "Request Logging" section, line starting "mod_log_referer"

line: mod_log_referer Disabled Specialized HTTP Referrer logging (deprecated is missing the closing bracket ")", after the word "deprecated"

Anonymous   
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Page 298
Figures 18-1 & 18-2

The picture in Figure 18-1 should be 18-2, and vice versa.

Anonymous