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http://www.ots.utexas.edu/ethernet/ethernet.html
Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site - This site provides extensive information about Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) local area network (LAN) technology, including the original 10 Megabit per second (Mbps) system, the 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet system (802.3u), and the Gigabit Ethernet system (802.3z).

http://www.ots.utexas.edu/ethernet/ch13-ora/ch13.html
Multi-Segment Configuration Guidelines. From "Ethernet, The Definitive Guide," provides the complete set of 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps Ethernet half-duplex configuration rules in a single chapter.

http://www.comptechdoc.org/independent/security/vpn/index.html
Virtual Private Networking Reference

http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/network/
An Educator's Guide to School Networks - an excellent free guide to computer networking

http://goforit.unk.edu/datacomm/default.htm
Data Communications - self study guide
http://goforit.unk.edu/networks/default.htm

Networking Fundamentals - self study guide

http://www.pmg.com/tip_libry.htm
NetAnalyst Tip Library - Tips for the computer network professional, also sign up for their Free Reference Materials

http://www.trainingtools.com/online/intranet/index.htm
8 Steps to Intranet Deployment

http://onenetworks.comms.agilent.com/casestudies/default.asp
Free Networking Troubleshooting Case Studies - These case studies will cover all topologies and a variety of network problems. 

http://www.linksys.com/faqs/
Frequently Asked Questions about Networking

http://www.practicallynetworked.com/howto/
Practically Networked HowTos - Good, practical tutorials and how tos for networking your computers, includes Windows 2000 and Linux networking and internet sharing.

http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~ih/doc/pc_conn/tcpip/admin/admin0.html
Introduction to Administration of an Internet-Based Local Network

http://www.ehow.com/center/index.jsp?indexID=1016
eHows: Internet and Networking - tons of free tutorials

http://www.ciwcram.com/study.asp?id=14
Certified Internet Webmaster Cram Site
CIW Foundations Study as posted by Big Daddy


http://www.4tests.com/exams/examdetail.asp?eid=5

TCP/IP practice - 12 Available Questions

http://www.geocities.com/aplus_practice_exams/net1.htm
Free Network+ Certification Practice Exams

http://www.csl.sony.co.jp/rfc/
HyperRFC - Hyper-linked RFC - This is a searchable RFC (Request For Comment) documents index; Eligible query forms are: RFC number, filename of RFC document, or
single keyword of RFC title.

http://www.4tests.com/exams/examdetail.asp?eid=10
Microsoft Networking Essentials Exam practice questions, concentrates less on servers an workstations than it does on the connections between them and the network standards they use.

http://cramsession.brainbuzz.com/cramsession/comptia/inet/
i-Net+ Study help - this cramsession will help you to prepare for the CompTia I-Net+ Certification Exam

http://www.learnthat.com/courses/computer/inet/
i-Net+ Certification - Certification - A tutorial for the CompTIA i-Net+ Certification, a vendor-neutral Internet certification.

http://cramsession.brainbuzz.com/cramsession/comptia/network/
Network+ Study help - this cramsession will help you to prepare for the CompTia Network+ Certification Exam

http://www.mcseguide.com/networkplus.htm
Network+ Certification Study Guides, Notes, and Practice Tests

http://www.learnthat.com/courses/computer/networkplus/
Network+ Certification Core Tutorial - Network+ Certification - A tutorial teaching the requirements for the Network+ Certification exams.

http://www.cram4exams.com/freetia.shtml
Free CompTIA Exams:

http://www.j51.com/~sshay/tcpip/
Microsoft TCP/IP - Study Notes for TCP/IP MCSE Exam

http://www.ultratech-llc.com/Personal/Files/Default.asp
http://www.ultratech-llc.com/Personal/Intro.html
Home Page of Andrew S. Baker - lots of networking and some hardware help and advice. Links to many sites in various well-defined topics.

http://www.alaska.net/~research/

Network Design and Research Center
http://www.alaska.net/~research/Net/netutors.htm
Network Tutorials and Resources

http://www.howstuffworks.com/category.htm?cat=Netw
How Stuff Works: Networking

http://www.relcominc.com/carrier-band/handbook/index.htm
The Carrier-band Network Handbook

http://www.netreference.com/promo/columns/
Netreference.com's Columnist Articles

http://www.protocols.com/tech.htm
Data Communication Technical Papers at protocols.com

http://taltech.com/TALtech_web/products/serial_communications.html
Serial Communications Tutorial

http://www.portsdb.org/
TCP/IP Ports Database - This Web site has a comprehensive list of port numbers. So if you need to know whether that open port on your server can safely be blocked, here's where you'll find out.

http://www.networkcomputing.com/docs/guide.html
Technology Guides from Network Computing

http://www.itp-journals.com/:

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/c0655.pdf
IPv6 Tutorial - This new standard for IP numbering had to be introduced to help overcome some of the limitations of the old system and to provide enough addresses to see us all well into the next century

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/t04124.pdf
Understanding the OSI 7 Layer Model - A full length explanation of the OSI 7 layer model including the role of each layer and of the stack. This model defines how applications running upon network-aware devices may communicate with each other.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/c04102.pdf
Understanding DHCP - Defining an TCP/IP addressing system and setting up the correct address on each workstation and server is far from trivial. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol can be a great help.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/p1827.pdf
Understanding NAT - As interest in using the Internet grows and grows, Internet address space comes under greater demand, and the threat looms that it could run out. Network Address Translation is one method of conserving Internet address space which you can put to use on your network.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/C0480.PDF
Understanding Frame Relay - Who’s using Frame Relay technology, and why? Can it help ease your own comms bottlenecks?

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/T1841.PDF
Understanding VPNs - IP-based Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) across the Internet are swiftly overtaking the conventional technologies of remote access dial-up servers and expensive leased-line WANs, but can frequently be complex to configure and maintain.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/R1529.PDF
Understanding Virtual Network Computing - VNC is a free, open-source remote control and monitoring tool. It consists of viewer and server components, and its platform-independence adds greatly to its usefulness.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/e1725.pdf
Windows 2000 Top Networking Issues - In this FAQ, we examine some of the most common network-related calls that have recently been coming in to Microsoft’s support department.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/p1224.pdf
How to Speed Up your Network - Troubleshooting a sluggish LAN can be a complex process  but there are a number of simple changes you can make to improve performance.

http://www.itp-journals.com/nasample/p1417.pdf
Troubleshooting a Switched Network - Switches are intelligent devices which run software and can exhibit quirks. We delve into a few of the common problems you might experience on your switched network, and explain how to solve them.

http://www.itp-journals.com/sasample/M0228.PDF
Your Internet Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) - An Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is essential for every company, which explains to staff what they may and may not do in the course of accessing the Internet for business purposes. We outline how to develop and maintain your AUP.

Understanding TCP/IP Tutorial - Never really understood TCP/IP?  Well now is your chance with this multi part tutorial from PC Network Advisor:


http://www.npac.syr.edu/users/gcf/slitex/atmmahesh/index.html

Slitex Foilset Asynchronous Transfer Mode Tutorial - In this tutorial we present an overview of ATM and Gigabit Networks

http://www.ralphb.net/ISDN/
ISDN Tutorial

http://www.packetizer.com/
Packetizer - A resource for packet-switched conversational protocols

http://support.wrq.com/tutorials/tutorial.html
IP Addressing Fundamentals - This tutorial discusses basic concepts of IP addresses, including address classes and subnet addressing.


Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know - this 65 page white paper is available in 3 pdf files.

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/coreprot/chapter/ch02.html

The Internet Protocol
http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/coreprot/chapter/appb.html

IP Addressing Fundamentals

http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/sources/rutgers/vasar/tcpip.htm
TCP-IP in Depth  - Good document from Rutgers on TCP-IP, etc.

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/tcp2/chapter/ch11.html
Troubleshooting TCP/IP

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/dns4/chapter/ch11.html
DNS and BIND - Security

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wintcp/chapter/ch06.html
Using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (Windows NT Network Administration)

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wintcp/chapter/ch11.html
Troubleshooting TCP/IP (Windows NT Network Administration)

http://vig.prenhall.com/samplechapter/0139754830.pdf
Sample Chapter from IP Fundamentals: What Everyone Needs to Know About Addressing and Routing

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios120/12cgcr/np1_c/1cprt2/1cipadr.htm
Configuring IP Addressing

http://samspade.org/d/ipdns.html
Internet Protocol Addressing

http://www.ralphb.net/IPSubnet/index.html
IP Addressing Subnetting Tutorial

http://www.private.org.il/tcpip_rl.html
Uri's TCP/IP Resources List

http://www.suse.de/~mha/linux-ip-nat/diplom/
Network Address Translation Tutorial

http://linas.org/linux/load.html
Linux Network Address Translation

http://www.labmice.net/networking/default.htm
Windows 2000 Networking Resources

http://www.aloni.com/CND/CNDest.asp?TOCId=IPFamily&TopicID=IP
Computer Networks Destinations is a large and growing collection of computer networks resources on the World-Wide Web.

http://users.aber.ac.uk/mph/new/TECHNICAL/technetwork.html

Technical Networking Info - links

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/httppr/chapter/http_pkt.html
HTTP Transactions

http://www.pcmech.com/byonet/index.htm
Connecting a Network - Easy to understand guide to networking

http://www.smartcomputing.com/editorial/category.asp?...
Computer Networking Tutorials from Smartcomputing.com

http://www.smartcomputing.com/editorial/category.asp?...
All Networking Articles and Tutorials from Smartcomputing.com

http://www.protocols.com/protoc.shtml
Protocol Directory for WAN, LAN and ATM

http://www.networksorcery.com/enp/default0304.htm
The RFC Sourcebook is a reference guide and web site for finding official information about internet standards and internet protocols

http://www.rad.com/networks/netterms.htm
Student Networking Tutorials

http://www.networkmagazine.com/static/tutorial/index.html
Networking Tutorials

http://compnetworking.about.com/compute/compnetworking/library/weekly/mpreviss.htm?terms=FM
Networking Tutorials

http://www.alliancedatacom.com/wan.asp
WAN Resources

http://www.ee.umanitoba.ca/~blight/telecom.html
Contains links to WWW sites which have useful information on Telecommunications related issues (Including high speed networks, ATM,ISDN, Network Management, SNMP).

http://www.dit.upm.es/infowin/atmeurope/atmrefs.html
ATM References, Tutorials, Standards, Papers

http://www.npac.syr.edu/users/mahesh/homepage/atm_tutorial/
Asynchronous Transfer Mode Tutorial - In this tutorial we present an overview of ATM and Gigabit Networks.

http://www.alaska.net/~research/Net/NDRCOS.htm
Network Design and Research Center - Network Links

http://www.lantronix.com/training/tutorials/
The following tutorials will help provide you with a solid foundation and understanding of basic networking protocols and techniques.
Ethernet Tutorial Part I: Networking Basics
Ethernet Tutorial Part II: Adding Speed
Ethernet Tutorial Part III: Sharing Devices
Fast Ethernet Tutorial
Device Servers Tutorial
Switching Tutorial

http://www.cableu.net/cuonline/

http://www.arcelect.com/technica.htm
Networking and Communication hardware tutorials and links

http://wotug.ukc.ac.uk/parallel/www/nrat.html
Networks, Routers and Transputers: Function, Performance and Applications (book)

http://et.nmsu.edu/~jbeasley/ET377/byron.htm
The purpose of this document is to provide a Information Database for Networking Technologies. It is intended for students of Computer Networking classes.

http://blacksun.box.sk/tutorials.html
Tutorials - security, networking, cracking

http://www.adsl.com/tech_info.html
ADSL technical tutorials and documentation

http://gaia.cs.umass.edu/cs653/toc.html
Networking links - either put in cat6.html or extract out the goods ones, or both

Free TCP/IP Tutorials:
http://examware.com/tutor12.html

The Simple Times is an openly-available publication devoted to the promotion of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). In each issue, The Simple Times presents technical articles and featured columns, along with a standards summary and a list of Internet resources.
http://www.simple-times.org/

http://www.commweb.com/tutorials
Telecommunication and Networking Tutorials

http://compnetworking.about.com/compute/compnetworking/mbody.htm

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=home+networking+tutorial&btnG=Google+Search
Home Computer Networking Tutorials

http://www.homepcnetwork.com/index.htm
Information on home PC networks.

http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/backend/networks/
Computer Networking Tutorials from Webmonkey

http://www.firstvpn.com/research/papers1.html
VPN White Papers

Accessing files on the central web server from a PC using Samba html
Connecting to a remote system from a PC using PCNFSPro telnet html
Transferring files between a remote system and a PC using PCNFSPro ftp html
Transferring files between a remote system and a PC html
Ascend and Annex dialup using Windows 95 or 98 html
File packaging html
Introduction to Usenet News using tin on Unix html
Using Talk on Unix systems html
Using SSH secure shell client on a PC to connect to and transfer files to and from a remote site html


IBM Developerworks Networking Tutorials:

::: Trust and Security in Peer-to-Peer Networks :::
In a distributed application, trust is of the utmost importance, but how do you know who should gain access and to what? In this installment of his column on peer-to-peer computing, Todd Sundsted introduces you to tools that make trust possible in distributed applications.
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/j-p2ptrust/?n-j-821

::: Virtual Private Networks :::
Curious about VPNs? Part 1 of this two-part tutorial by Larry Loeb presents a high-level VPN overview, proceeds to the technologies involved, and delves into the IPSec protocol.
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/education/r-svpn.html?n-s-6141

::: Virtual Private Networks, Part 2 :::
This two-part tutorial is aimed at technical folks who want to understand the overall workings of a VPN.  Here in Part 2, security author Larry Loeb takes a closer look at this technology and examines some VPN implementations of note.
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/education/r-svpn3.html?n-ws-7191

::: An Introduction to Neural Networks :::
Get a practical understanding of what may be the future of computing.  This article covers the basics of neural nets so that you can begin to apply them in your own coding.
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-neural/?n-l-7121


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