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9781576101926

Exam Cram for MCSE Networking Essentials

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    9781576101926

  • ISBN10:

    1576101924

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-10-01
  • Publisher: Coriolis Group

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Table of Contents

Introduction xvii
Chapter 1 Microsoft Certification Tests
1(12)
The Testing Situation
2(1)
Test Layout And Design
3(3)
Using Microsoft's Test Software Effectively
6(1)
Taking Testing Seriously
7(1)
Question-Handling Strategies
7(1)
Mastering The Inner Game
8(1)
Additional Resources
9(4)
Coping With Change On The Web
11(1)
Third-Party Test Providers
12(1)
Chapter 2 Networking Concepts And Terms
13(16)
Basic Terminology
14(4)
What Is A Network?
18(5)
LAN, WAN, And MAN
18(5)
Choosing A Network
23(2)
Exam Prep Questions
25(3)
Need To Know More?
28(1)
Chapter 3 Network Protocols
29(16)
The OSI Reference Model
30(7)
Learning The Layers
31(3)
IEEE 802 Specifications
34(2)
Up And Down The Protocol Stack
36(1)
Protocols
37(3)
NetBEUI
38(1)
TCP/IP
38(1)
AppleTalk
38(1)
APPC
38(1)
X.25
38(1)
HDLC
39(1)
XNS
39(1)
Exam Prep Questions
40(4)
Need To Know More?
44(1)
Chapter 4 Cabling And Interfaces
45(22)
Cable Types
46(8)
Twisted-Pair Cable
46(2)
Coaxial Cable
48(4)
Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)
52(2)
Wireless Technologies
54(1)
Radio Waves
54(1)
Microwaves
54(1)
Infrared Transmissions
54(1)
Cabling Considerations
55(1)
Understanding NDIS And ODI
56(2)
Exam Prep Questions
58(8)
Need To Know More?
66(1)
Chapter 5 Network Hardware And Topologies
67(32)
Networking Components
68(8)
Adapters
68(4)
Repeaters And Amplifiers
72(1)
Hubs
72(1)
Bridges
73(1)
Routers
74(1)
Brouters
75(1)
Gateways
75(1)
Network Topologies
76(6)
Bus
76(2)
Ring
78(1)
Star
79(2)
Mesh
81(1)
Hybrids
81(1)
Networking Standards And Technologies
82(8)
IEEE 802
83(4)
AppleTalk
87(1)
ARCNet
87(1)
FDDI
88(2)
Exam Prep Questions
90(8)
Need To Know More?
98(1)
Chapter 6 Network Planning And Design
99(24)
Network Layout Principles
100(2)
Cabling Considerations
101(1)
Topology Requirements
102(2)
10BaseT Ethernet Restrictions
103(1)
10Base2 Ethernet Restrictions
103(1)
10BaseF Fiber Optic Inter-Repeater Link (FOIRL) Restrictions
103(1)
Token Ring Restrictions
104(1)
ARCNet Restrictions
104(1)
End Selecting A Network Architecture
104(4)
Software Considerations
105(1)
Telecommunications Considerations
105(1)
Disaster Recovery And Fault-Tolerance Considerations
106(1)
Corporate Culture And Organizational Considerations
106(1)
Information Analysis Considerations
107(1)
Environmental Considerations
108(1)
Network Design Principles
108(2)
Repeaters, Bridges, Routers, Brouters, And Gateways
108(2)
Planning For Successful Deployment
110(3)
Exam Prep Questions
113(8)
Need To Know More?
121(2)
Chapter 7 Network Operations
123(14)
Network Operating Systems
124(3)
Client Software
125(1)
Server Software
126(1)
Combined Client/Server Software
127(1)
Installing A NOS
127(2)
Installing Windows NT Server
128(1)
Network Services
129(1)
Network Printing
130(1)
Implementing Networked Applications
131(1)
Exam Prep Questions
132(3)
Need To Know More?
135(2)
Chapter 8 Network Administration And Support
137(18)
Managing Networked Accounts
138(6)
Managing User Accounts
138(1)
Creating User Accounts
138(4)
Managing Group Accounts
142(1)
Dealing With Changes To Users And Groups
143(1)
Managing Network Performance
144(6)
Network Performance Characteristics
144(2)
Monitoring Network Performance
146(1)
Total System Management
147(2)
Maintaining Network History
149(1)
Exam Prep Questions
150(3)
Need To Know More?
153(2)
Chapter 9 Network Naming And Security
155(30)
Network Naming Schemes
156(4)
Accounts
156(1)
Computer Names
156(3)
Resources
159(1)
Planning For Network Security
160(3)
Understanding Requirements
160(1)
Setting A Security Policy
161(1)
Physical And Logical Security
161(2)
Security Models
163(2)
Share-Level Security
163(1)
User-Level Security
163(2)
Account Management
165(1)
Additional Security Considerations
165(5)
Auditing
165(2)
Diskless Workstations
167(1)
Encryption
168(1)
Virus Protection
169(1)
Disaster Recovery
170(4)
Tape Backup
171(1)
Uninterruptible Power Supply
172(1)
Fault-Tolerant Systems
173(5)
Exam Prep Questions
178(6)
Need To Know More?
184(1)
Chapter 10 Wide Area Networks
185(24)
WAN Terminology
186(2)
Circuit Switching
187(1)
Analog Connectivity
188(2)
Digital Connectivity
189(1)
Packet Switching
190(11)
X.25 Networks
191(1)
ISDN Networks
192(2)
Frame Relay
194(1)
T1 And T3 Lines
194(2)
Switched 56
196(1)
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
196(1)
FDDI
197(1)
SONET
198(1)
SMDS
199(2)
Exam Prep Questions
201(5)
Need To Know More?
206(3)
Chapter 11 Problem Diagnosis And Resolution
209(26)
Approaches To Network Management
210(5)
Introduction To Network Management Utilities
211(1)
Baselining Your Network
211(1)
Event Viewer
211(1)
Network Monitoring
212(1)
Performance Management
213(1)
Preemptive Troubleshooting Through Preventative Maintenance
214(1)
Prevention Through Planning
215(6)
Standardization
216(1)
Backing Up
216(2)
Security
218(1)
Upgrades
219(1)
Documentation
220(1)
Training
220(1)
Troubleshooting Networks
221(3)
Methodology
222(1)
Special Tools
222(1)
Support Resources
223(1)
Troubleshooting Hardware Problems
224(1)
Troubleshooting Software Connection Problems
225(1)
Handling Network Performance Problems
226(1)
Exam Prep Questions
227(6)
Need To Know More?
233(2)
Chapter 12 Sample Test
235(26)
Questions, Questions, Questions
236(1)
Picking Proper Answers
236(1)
Decoding Ambiguity
237(1)
Working Within The Framework
238(1)
Deciding What To Memorize
238(1)
Preparing For The Test
239(1)
Taking The Test
239(1)
Sample Test
240(21)
Chapter 13 Answer Key To Sample Test
261(14)
Glossary 275(38)
Index 313

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