Chapter 14. How the Internet Works
In this chapter
Figuring out where the Internet came from
Understanding the FTP protocol
Working with Internet email addresses and protocols
How HTTP and HTML make the Web work
Exploring other Internet Onramps
Now that you are pretty well rooted in LAN technology and have had a chance to peruse some information on TCP/IP networking and WAN connectivity, it’s time to take a look at the biggest network in the world—the Internet. In Chapter 12, “TCP/IP Network Administration,” we took a look at IP addressing, DHCP, IP routing, and more importantly the Domain Name Service (DNS). Understanding how the TCP/IP protocol stack works and how services like DHCP and DNS work provides you with insight into how data moves on the ...