Chapter 18

The Network

Abstract

Applications rely on a network to communicate to other servers and users. If there are problems with the network, then the application won’t perform optimally. Application administrators need to know what devices are on a network and what their application is communicating with.

Key Words

network; presentation tier; Network Administrator; LAN; WAN; MAC address; IP addresses; static IP; dynamic IP; domains; domain controllers; DNS; firewalls; DMZ; subnets

As an Application Administrator, you’ll have to have a basic understanding of networks. This knowledge will be needed when you’re setting up the application, tuning it, and troubleshooting any problems that occur. While you won’t need to be a network expert, ...

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