Basic Networking

It is assumed that you are familiar with establishing network connectivity using either Linux or Windows NT/2000/XP. TCP/IP is the transport protocol in use everywhere. Because the Internet is based on TCP/IP, use of other protocols is declining and can be expected to disappear over time. Networked systems that use TCP/IP have a number of issues to address. For both Linux and Windows, the issues are the same. The first issue is registration and allocation of TCP/IP addresses. Internet domain name registrations can be done at http://www.networksolutions.com.

Our company will have a presence on the Internet. Therefore, it will register a name with Internic and request a block of IP addresses. There are three classes of Internet ...

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