Networking for Dummies, 12th Edition

  • 6h 42m
  • Doug Lowe
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2020

Set up a secure network at home or the office

Fully revised to cover Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019, this new edition of the trusted Networking For Dummies helps both beginning network administrators and home users to set up and maintain a network. Updated coverage of broadband and wireless technologies, as well as storage and back-up procedures, ensures that you’ll learn how to build a wired or wireless network, secure and optimize it, troubleshoot problems, and much more.

From connecting to the Internet and setting up a wireless network to solving networking problems and backing up your data―this #1 bestselling guide covers it all.

  • Build a wired or wireless network
  • Secure and optimize your network
  • Set up a server and manage Windows user accounts
  • Use the cloud―safely

Written by a seasoned technology author―and jam-packed with tons of helpful step-by-step instructions―this is the book network administrators and everyday computer users will turn to again and again.

About the Author

Doug Lowe is the bestselling author of Networking For Dummies and Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. His 50+ books include more than 30 in the For Dummies series. He has demystified everything from Microsoft Office and memory management to client/server computing and creating web pages.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Let's Network!
  • Configuring Windows and Mac Clients
  • Life on the Network
  • More Ways to Use Your Network
  • Planning a Network
  • Dealing with TCP/IP
  • Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave—Cables and Switches
  • Setting up a Wireless Network
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Virtualizing Your Network
  • Setting up a Windows Server
  • Managing Windows User Accounts
  • Managing Network Storage
  • Welcome to Network Management
  • Supporting Your Users
  • Using Group Policy
  • Managing Software Deployment
  • Managing Mobile Devices
  • Welcome to Cybersecurity Network
  • Hardening Your Network
  • Securing Your Email
  • Backing up Your Data
  • Planning for Disaster
  • Accommodating Remote Users
  • Life in Cloud City
  • Going Hybrid
  • Ten Networking Commandments
  • Ten Big Network Mistakes
  • Ten Things You Should Keep in Your Closet


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