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The Protocols (TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1) (edition 1993)

by W. Richard Stevens

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More than 162,000 networking professionals have relied on W. Richard Stevens' classic TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1 to gain the detailed understanding of TCP/IP they need to be effective. Now, the world's leading TCP/IP best-seller has been thoroughly updated to reflect a new generation of TCP/IP-based networking technologies. TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1, Second Edition doesn't just describe protocols: it enables readers to observe how these protocols operate under different conditions, using publicly available tools, and explains why key design decisions were made. The result: readers gain a deep understanding of how TCP/IP protocols function, and why they function that way. Now thoroughly updated by long-time networking expert Kevin Fall, this brand-new second edition's extensive new coverage includes: " Remote procedure call " Identity management (access control / authentication) " Network and transport layer security (authentication / privacy) " File access protocols, including NFS and SMB/CIFS " Host initialization and DHCP " NAT and firewalls " E-mail " Web and web services " Wireless and wireless security " New tools, including Ethereal, nmap and netcat… (more)
Title:The Protocols (TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1)
Authors:W. Richard Stevens
Info:Addison-Wesley Professional (1993), Hardcover, 600 pages
Collections:Your library, Read but unowned

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It used to be said that you needed either the three volumes from Stevens (of which this is the first) or the three from Doug Comer (which I don't own), to do any serious network programming. His untimely death delayed any updates of these fine works, but that has since been undertaken by Kevin Fall, and I recommend those books instead of this one.

The ISBN for that book is 0321336313.

The protocols book covers the basics, using familiar tools such as tcpdump to help visualize the network, transport, and application layers of the network protocols. It's a great book. Just get the second edition. ( )
  Lyndatrue | Mar 23, 2014 |
This is a fantastic textbook about different network protocols. The protocols are illustrated using the output of tcpdump and other utilities. Protocols discussed include:


Beside the protocols several diagnostic tools such as ping and traceroute are covered in detail. The book contains lots of diagrams, that illustrate the protocols even further. Each chapter ends with exercises. The solutions of some of those exercises can be found in the book as well. I give this book 4 stars out of 5. ( )
  IvanIdris | Jan 9, 2012 |
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