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Networking for VMware Administrators by Steven Pantol, Christopher Wahl

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Chapter 1. The Very Basics

Key Concepts

Image Sneakernet

Image Network Effect

Image Access, Distribution, and Core

Introduction

If you have a tab-A-into-slot-B understanding of networking, or if your Visio diagrams show servers connected to a big black box labeled “Here Be Dragons,” this chapter is the place to start. If you are a little more familiar with the fundamentals, and you’re comfortable using terms like TCP/IP, Ethernet, and Switch in a sentence, feel ...

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