This third edition of the best-selling Networking Complete is a one-of-a-kind computer book - valuable for its broad content and its low price. This book contains updated coverage of the essential information you need to know about networking, both in the office and in the home. With Networking Complete , you'll learn about designing, installing, maintaining, and administering networks using a variety of operating systems, including Windows 2000, Mac OS, NetWare 6, Linux, and UNIX. You'll quickly take advantage of all that networking has to offer. Get up to speed with the basics, then move on to develop intranet systems. Finally, an extensive section on network security and firewalls will help you ensure the reliability and security of your home or business network. The reference section contains a comprehensive networking glossary, which you'll find to be an invaluable daily tool. Finally, you can examine the exciting IT consulting career opportunities awaiting you. Networking Complete introduces you to the work of some of Sybex's finest authors, so you'll know where to go to learn even more about what's possible with your network. Its topics include: Networking Fundamentals An Introduction to Networking Networks in the Workplace; Topologies and Network Types; OSI Model and Major Protocol Suites Wireless-Cell, Radio, Satellite; Networking Hardware and Software; Installing Cards and Cables Repeaters, Hubs, Routers, Switches, and Bridges; Network Operating Systems and Client Software Networking with Windows 2000 and Windows XP; Thin Client Networking Using Citrix MetaFrame XP; Web Applications; Network Design, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting Principles of Network Design; and Home Networking Choices. It also includes: Managing Windows 2000 Networks; Network Troubleshooting and Disaster Recovery; Intranets and Interconnecting Networks; Building an Intranet Infrastructure; Remote Access Concepts; Java, E-Commerce, ASP Network Security; Security Concepts and Terminology; NetWare 6 Network Security; Unix Security; Virtual Private Networking; L2TP, PPTP, RADIUS Firewalls, Proxy Servers, and Encryption; Networking References; How to Become an IT Consultant; and a Glossary.