As you learned in Chapter 6, TCP/IP is built on a set of dynamic specifications that are constantly modified and updated through documents known as request for comments (RFC). There is an RFC for every component of the TCP/IP protocol suite, so you can imagine how many are associated with routing. As a precursor to working with routers, you will explore the organizations that deal with the TCP/IP protocol suite, as well as RFCs.

Taking communications off the LAN and moving them out to other networks and ultimately the Internet ...

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