Good real-world networking books

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Problem :

Is there a good book out there about router configuration for the home user that hosts at home, has multiple IP addresses, etc. Basically, router configuration for the power user. Some of the topics may include things like Dynamic Routes, Static Routes, Port Triggering.

I’m NOT looking for a certification, so an in-depth TCP/IP book is NOT what I’m talking about here. On the other end, I’ve read a few “home network” books, and they do not go enough in-depth. They may touch on how to setup a router to get multiple computers on a network, but I (and others) need a book that tells one how to get a cable modem, three routers, and a switch to all work together.

I will mark the highest voted reply as answered after 5 days.

Solution :

Check out this one:

Cisco Networking Simplified

Expanded Info

EDIT: Probably not what you’re after but it’s a half decent introduction to a lot on networking.

For online help, check this out.

For a book, check this out.

Cisco Press has a few different titles under the general theme of “CCNA Companion Guides”, which are fairly decent come-up-to-speed books. Here’s a link to the first one. You can follow the heading links above the title on that page to find the others.

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