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Networking For Dummies, 10th Edition by Doug Lowe

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Chapter 5

Dealing with TCP/IP

In This Chapter

arrow Getting a handle (or two) on the binary system

arrow Digging into IP addresses

arrow Finding out how subnetting works

arrow Understanding private and public IP addresses

arrow Looking at network address translation

arrow Finding out how DHCP works

arrow Understanding how DNS works

Transfer Control Protocol/Internet Protocol — TCP/IP — is the basic protocol by which computers on a network talk to each other. Without TCP/IP, networks wouldn’t work. In this chapter, I introduce you to the most important concepts of TCP/IP.

warning_bomb.eps This chapter is far and away the most technical chapter in this book. It helps you examine the binary system, the details of how IP addresses are constructed, ...

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