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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Chapter 17. Basic Networking

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Broadcast address

DHCP

IP (Internet Protocol)

Network address

Network interface

Network mask

PPP

Routing table

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Understanding basic networking

Identifying hosts on a network

Determining addresses

Viewing, changing, and verifying interface configurations

Configuring IPs manually or statically

Configuring gateway addresses

Viewing, changing, or correcting routing table entries

Troubleshooting network problems

Configuring a PPP client

Initializing and connecting via a PPP link

Conceptual Overview of Networking

An Internet Protocol (IP) is a unique address or locator for a host on a network or on the Internet. All machines and internetworking devices that communicate ...

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