344 pages | 113 B/W Illus.
The TCP/IP protocol suite is changing dynamically to reflect advances in technology and can be considered to represent the "protocol for the new millenium." The ABCs of TCP/IP reflects these advances and includes new coverage on:
This comprehensive reference provides professionals with an overview of the TCP/IP suite and details its key components. While many books on the subject focus on the details and minutae of TCP/IP, this book covers applications, methods, concepts, and economics associated with the TCP/IP stack. It illustrates how to leverage investments in TCP/IP and how to economize network operations. The ABCs of TCP/IP examines: the manner by which various protocols and applications operate, addressing issues, security methods, routing, network design constraints, testing methods, troubleshooting, management issues, and emerging applications. It also includes separate chapters focusing on security threats and methods useful for overcoming these threats.
About the Author:
Gilbert Held is an award-winning author and lecturer. Mr. Held is the author of over 40 books and 400 technical articles covering personal computers and computer communications. Some his recent titles include Building a Wireless Office and The ABCs of IP Addressing, published by Auerbach Publications. Mr. Held can be reached via email at email@example.com.
The Protocol Suite
Internet Governing Bodies and the Standards Process
The Internet Protocol and Related Protocols
The Transport Layer
Applications and Built-in Diagnostic Tools
Routing and Routing Protocol
Appendix A: ICMP Type and Code Values
Appendix B: Internet Protocol (IP) Protocol Type Field Values
Appendix C: Port Numbers