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We will now turn to the details you'll come in touch with when connecting your machine to a TCP/IP network including dealing with IP-addresses, host names, and sometimes routing issues. This chapter gives you the background you need in order to understand what your setup requires, while the next chapters will cover the tools to deal with these.

  • Networking Interfaces
  • IP Addresses
  • Address Resolution
  • IP Routing
    • IP Networks
    • Subnetworks
    • Gateways
    • The Routing Table
    • Metric Values
  • The Internet Control Message Protocol
  • The Domain Name System
    • Hostname Resolution
    • Enter DNS
    • Name Lookups with DNS
    • Domain Name Servers
    • The DNS Database
    • Reverse Lookups

Andrew Anderson
Thu Mar 7 23:22:06 EST 1996

The Network Administrators' Guide
Linux Network Administrators Guide (2nd Edition)
Year: 1992
Pages: 296

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