“I’m interested in upgrading my 28.8 kilobaud Internet connection to a 1.5 megabit fiberoptic T1 line. Will you be able to provide an IP router that’s compatible with my token ring Ethernet LAN configuration?”
—COMIC BOOK GUY, THE SIMPSONS
In this chapter, you will learn how to
Explain the basics of TCP/IP
Install and configure wired networks
Troubleshoot wired networks
Networks dominate the modern computing ...