Chapter 2. Networks and the Internet

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

Image Identify each of the major protocols used in network communication (for example, FTP and Telnet), and what use you can make of each

Image Understand the various connection methods and speeds used on networks

Image Compare and contrast a hub and switch

Identify what a router is and what it’s used for

Understand ...

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