After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to:
• Describe methods of network design unique to TCP/IP networks, including subnetting, CIDR, and address translation
• Explain the differences between public and private TCP/IP networks
• Describe protocols used between mail clients and mail servers, including SMTP, POP3, and IMAP4
• Employ multiple TCP/IP utilities for network discovery and troubleshooting
On the Job
My company provided a full networking kit so I could work from my home office through a VPN. Everything worked well for over a year, until a newly hired coworker came to my location for on-the-job training.
I had wired my laptop and printer to two of the four available ...