Chapter 11 Networking

This chapter focuses on the fundamentals of networking. In this chapter, you’ll learn about the TCP/IP networking protocol and how to configure it. This chapter builds on those concepts, and you’ll learn about some of the services that run on TCP/IP.

TCP/IP Background

The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is an industry-standard suite of protocols designed to be routable and efficient. TCP/IP was originally designed as a set of wide area network (WAN) protocols for the purpose of maintaining communication links and data transfer between sites in the event of an atomic/nuclear war. Since those early days, development of the protocols has passed from the hands of the government ...

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