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Week  References (Mostly in PDF format.) Note:
Section 1: Principles of Computer Communications  

1 - 3

Communication Technology

Fiber-Optics Tutorial

Frequency Spectrum

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Section 2: Understanding TCP/IP  
4 - 5

ISO-OSI Seven Layer Model 

Networking Standards and References 

Intro to LAN Protocols - Cisco 

TCP-IP Tutorial

TCP-IP CISCO

Understanding IP 3 Com  

Network Address Translation  

Windows Networking and Protocols

TCP/IP Routing Example  

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Section 3: Understanding Communication Hardware  
6

Cabling Information

Lycos Cabling Briefs

Fiber-Optics Tutorial

Modem Glossary

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Section 4: Understanding Communication Links and Services  
6

Introduction to DSL

PacBell DSL Connection

Introduction to ATM

ATM Fundamentals

ATM Switching

Designing ATM Networks

Introduction to WAN

Internet White Paper

VPN Overview

VPN Scenario

VPN Client Setup

VPN Server Setup

VPN Remote Access

VoIP Tutorial

VoIP Protocols (CISCO)

IP LAN Telephony

VoIP Connections

VoIP Products

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Section 5: Networking Fundamentals  
7

Introduction to Networking Hardware Central

Networking Essentials (CISCO)  

Networking Essentials for Small Business  

Introduction to LAN ATI

Lower Layer Protocols

Internetworking Devices  

Server Based Computing

Microsoft Thin Client Strategy

Compaq Thin Client Specs.

How LAN Switches Work  

Routing Between Virtual LANs 

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Section 6: Practical Peer-to-Peer Networking *
8    
Section 7: Understanding Network Security and Reliability *
9

 

Beginner's Guide to LAN Security

D-Link Firewall Setup

RAID Presentation  

Adaptech RAID

RAID Tutorial  

Tape Backup

UPS

LAN Sniffing 

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Section 8: Other Topics  and Summary  
10    
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