Rich Seifert is President of Networks & Communications Consulting. He has contributed to the design of a wide range of products including LAN switches.
Jim Edwards is a Nortel Networks certified support specialist specializing in network architecture, specifically switching, and virtual private networks. Working in the Premium Support Group consisting of Nortel's largest Enterprise customers, he has extensive experience with switching technologies.
Network administrators now have a single, convenient place to turn for all the information they need. Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition is like ten books in one, covering such topics as networking basics, network security, setting up TCP/IP and connecting to the Internet, handling mobile devices, and much more. This valuable book covers all the newest updates and trends, including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.A single-source reference for network administrators Includes ten minibooks: Networking Basics; Building a Network; Network Administration and Security; TCP/IP and the Internet; Wireless Networking; Telecom, Convergence, and Mobile Devices; Windows Server 2008 Reference; Using Other Windows Servers; Linux Networking Reference; and Appendices Explores the latest technologies in broadband, storage, and back-up Delves into new trends in networking and includes the latest Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 updates
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If you're a beginning-to-intermediate-level networking professional, this guide lays the groundwork you need to establish and manage your network with VPN Router. Everything is here-hardware, software, laboratory set-ups, real-world examples, and, most importantly, advice gleaned from the authors' first-hand experiences.
From understanding the equipment to deployment strategies, management and administration, authentication, and security issues, you'll gain a working knowledge of VPN Router. You will explore tunneling protocols, VoIP, troubleshooting, and exercises to help you apply the Nortel VPN Router in your own environment. This book prepares you to handle the project and provides a resource for future reference.
Manage the complexities of Nortel's VPN RouterReview the newest networking standards Become acquainted with all the tools in the Nortel VPN Router portfolio, and apply them to your organization's needs Deploy a VPN Router in a Small Office or Home Office (SOHO) network or a large corporate network Learn to apply security features such as a stateful firewall, Network Address Translation (NAT), port forwarding, and user and Branch Office Tunnel (BOT) termination Establish security for VoIP and roaming wireless connections Explore the Nortel VPN Client software, supported platforms, installation and configuration information, and basic VPN Client concepts Maximize the effectiveness of your Nortel VPN Router solution