TCP/IP Network Administration

Errata for TCP/IP Network Administration

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xiv

The heading at the bottom of the page used to read: "We'd Like to Hear from You" It now reads: "How to Contact Us"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page xv-xvi
The following information was added to the preface following

the "How to Contact Us" heading: "You can also send us messages electronically. To be put on our mailing list or to request a catalog, send email to: info@ora.com To ask technical questions or comment on the book, send email to: bookquestions@ora.com We have a web site for the book, where we'll list examples, errata, and any plans for future editions. You can access this page at: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565923225/ For more information about this book and others, see the O'Reilly web site: http://www.oreilly.com" The addition of this text threw off the page break for page xvi.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 5
para. 2, line -3: "less rigid then" changed to "less rigid than"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 29
para. 3, line 4: "172.16.26.32/19" changed to "172.16.26.32/27"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
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Page 33
line -2: "need" changed to "needed"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
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Page 33
para. 3, line 1

"Originally, the RFCs implied that you should not used subnet numbers of all 0s or all 1s." should read "Originally, the RFCs implied that you should not use subnet numbers of all 0s or all 1s."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
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Page 44
para. 2, line 1:

cat head -20 /etc/services now reads: head -20 /etc/services

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1999
Printed
Page 44
para. 4, line 1:

"Despite its size, the /etc/protocols file ..." now reads: "Despite its size, the /etc/services file ..."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1999
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Page 73
para. 2, line 4: "ARP" changed to "RARP"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 85
indented paragraph "Security": The text "...do not work because the

router changes the addresses..." should be "...do not work because NAT changes the addresses...".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 89
line -8: "8 bit" changed to "8 bits"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 89
In line 4 of the last paragraph, changed "253 hosts per subnet" to

"254 hosts per subnet."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 2000
Printed
Page 91
line -4 and line -3

"A network with internal gateways to other subnets and a single gateway to the world" should be "A network with internal gateways to other subnets and one gateway to the world" (all on one line and in italics.)

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 147
para. 3, line 2: "connection command-line" changed to

"connect command-line" ("connect" is in bold)

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 166
para. 1, line 3: The interface on the last line of the example output

is '1e0' (one, e, zero) but should be 'le0' (the letter l, e, zero)

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 170

para.5, the netstat -rn outputnow reads: Routing tables Destination Gateway Flags Refcnt Use Interface 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 UH 1 132 lo0 172.16.12.0 172.16.12.2 U 31 686547 le0 172.16.1.2 172.16.12.3 UGHD 0 514 le0 default 172.16.12.1 UG 3 373964 le0 And on page 171: Routing tables Destination Gateway Flags Refcnt Use Interface 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.1 UH 1 132 lo0 172.16.12.0 172.16.12.2 U 31 686547 le0 172.16.1.2 172.16.12.3 UGHD 1 514 le0 default 172.16.12.1 UG 3 373964 le0 172.16.1.0 172.16.12.3 UG 0 0 le0 172.16.6.0 172.16.12.3 UG 0 0 le0 172.16.3.0 172.16.12.3 UG 0 0 le0 172.16.9.0 172.16.12.3 UG 0 0 le0

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 183
para. 3, line -5: "10 link-state" changed to "8 link-state"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 222
code sample 2, line -3, end of the line

"mail exchanger = peanuts.nuts.com" changed to "mail exchanger = almond.nuts.com"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 229
second paragraph from the bottom

"...grants read and write access to almond and peanut..." changed to "...grants read and write access to almond and pecan..."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 236
second paragraph from the bottom: "This auto_master entry

automatically..." changed to "The net entry automatically...". ("net" is in constant-width font.)

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 258
para. 5, description of "Backward compatibility,"

removed first four words: "with Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP)"" (these words were meant to be an index tag, not part of the text. The paragraph now begins, "A DHCP ...")

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 259
code sample, line 6

option domain "nuts.com"; now reads: option domain-name "nuts.com";

Anonymous    Mar 01, 1999
Printed
Page 261
paragraph 4: the text

"...addresses from 172.16.12.50 to 172.16.12.250..." changed to "...addresses from 172.16.3.50 to 172.16.3.250..."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 267
para. 2, telnet session example: The POP3 server in this telnet

session shows two different version numbers: 1.004 and 1.001. Change "Version 1.001" to "Version 1.004".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 267
bottom: changed "rerun the test using telnet localhost

pop-3" to "rerun the test using telnet localhost pop3".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 287
bullet item 3, "else ($|); use text2;" split into

two bullet items: else ($|); use text2; ("$|" is in constant-width font, and "text2" is in constant-width italic font.)

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 341
para. 3, line 1: "The three features" changed to

"Three features"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 403
In the paragraph just before of the section "Words to the

Wise," the last line had an extra period. It used to read: "internal firewall.." It now reads: "internal firewall."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 420
replaced first full paragraph and example

Retrieve RFCs through e-mail by sending mail to info@isi.edu. Leave the "Subject:" line blank. Request the RFC in the body of the e-mail text with the lines Retrieve: RFC and Doc-ID: RFCnnnn, where nnnn is the RFC number. In this example, we request RFC 1258. mail rfc-info@isi.edu Subject: Retrieve: RFC Doc-ID: RFC1258 ^D (In the paragraph, "Retrieve: RFC" and "Doc-ID: RFCnnnn" are in constant-width, nnnn is in italics the second time.)

Anonymous    Dec 01, 1998
Printed
Page 507
list item 3: "Iorigin" changed to "origin"

("origin" is in constant-width italic font.)

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
Printed
Page 526
description of "use-host-decl-names flag;"

changed line 2 from "as its hostname." to "as the hostname. If flag is "true," the hostname is supplied to the client. By default, the flag is "false." ("flag" is in constant-width italic font.)

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998
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Page 527
line -8, description of "option time-off seconds;"

changed "(ETC)" to "(UTC)"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1998