The Realities of Networking CD-ROMs -
Networking Basics

Topologies network topologies
Bus
Star
Ring

Protocols
IPX
TCP/IP (Cisco Systems)
NetBIOS
AppleTalk (Cisco Systems)

Standards
Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) (Cisco Systems)
Token Ring (IEEE 802.5) (Cisco Systems)
LocalTalk (EIA/TIA-422)

Cabling
Coaxial: 10Base-5, 10Base-2 (South Hills Data)
Twisted-Pair: 10Base-T, (South Hills Data) 100Base-TX (U of Texas)
Optical Fiber: 10Base-FL (South Hills Data)

Network Operating Systems
Novell NetWare (Cisco Systems)
IntranetWare Documentation (Novell)

Networking Tutorials
Charles Spurgeon's Ethernet Web Site
Educational Guide to Token Guide
Ethernet Tutorial (Lantronix)
Network Construction Set (Web66)
Networking: A Primer (Bay Networks)

Glossary of Networking Terms (3Com)

Outline | Networking Basics | Local Area Networks | Wide Area Networks |
Software Options | Hardware Options | Practical Issues | Vendors

Ka-Neng Au (au@newark.rutgers.edu)
http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~au/workshop/cdromnet.htm
Updated April 9, 1998