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Date:      Sun, 01 Oct 2006 08:48:53 -0400
From:      Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
Cc:        Rob <robaree@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Good networking books for a beginner?
Message-ID:  <451FB935.8030503@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061001005612.R2422@tripel.monochrome.org>
References:  <6bcc7a470609302112g23ca6e34u6e7af43353f78285@mail.gmail.com> <20061001005612.R2422@tripel.monochrome.org>

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Chris Hill wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Rob wrote:
> 
>> Does anyone happen to know of any good books that explain all about 
>> networking in detail (such as gateways, netmasks, etc)?  I know the 
>> 'basics' but would like to dig in a little deeper.
> 
> For me, the old standby is "TCP/IP Network Administration" by Craig Hunt 
> (aka the "crab book"). Published by O'Reilly. I learned a lot from it.

Seconded.

This is probably the single most useful O'Reilly book for general 
networking/sysadmin tasks, and it includes some chapters or appendices on 
NFS/NIS, BIND, sendmail, and other common services that are very informative 
in addition.

-- 
-Chuck



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