By Niall Mansfield
An available and functional 'why and how-to' of Lan and net networking for Linux and home windows. *Tells you ways to construct a operating community of any measurement, from simply desktops joined jointly, to a wide corporation community. *Explains how TCP/IP networks paintings, and the way all of the very important protocols and purposes function - e mail, internet, FTP and so on. *Shows how one can diagnose difficulties and the way to mend them, providing a special and sensible troubleshooting 'methodology.' *Useful to all people - community managers, approach directors, different computing execs, scholars and clients with domestic networks. *Copiously illustrated with screenshots and/or diagrams on virtually each page.Audience: the first viewers for this publication comprises those that use TCP/IP networks on a daily basis, those that deal with or construct networks, and people chargeable for an firms purposes and structures as an entire. person point: Intermediate writer Biography: Niall Mansfield is Technical Director at UIT Cambridge. Niall makes a speciality of firewalls, electronic mail and net safeguard. one in every of Niall's fresh initiatives integrated developing the web and net platforms for a world-wide monetary newspaper.He is the writer of 2 seriously acclaimed books from Addison Wesley: ''The pleasure of X, an outline of the X window approach ''and ''The X Window process, a user's consultant. ''