A broad survey of the essential terminology and concepts in computer networking, this book explains a wide variety of basic data communication and networking terminology for both systems and hardware; focuses on the specific protocols, standards, and topologies specifically related to networking and internetworking; and examines various topics related to network design, security, and disaster recovery. Presents the components needed to establish communications and the options available in applying each of the components. Describes major data communications devices and systems. Shows the use of both wide area and local area networks. Illustrates the components required to configure a local area network and the options available in applying each of them. Discusses important Novell NetWare 4.11 topics — ranging from overview, through user creation, login script creation, printing, file system rights, Novell Directory Services rights, and troubleshooting. Contains information on how to obtain products and technical support information from a variety of computer-related vendors. For anyone interested in data communications and computer networking and Novell Netware.