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Routing First-Step: Internet addressing and routing

Routing and Internet addressing are two important concepts involved in networking. Routing First-Step covers the basics of routing in clear, easy-to-understand language.

Routing and Internet addressing are two of the most important, fundamental concepts involved in data networking. Put simply, it's how information gets from here to there. But of course, it's much more complicated than that! Chapter three of Routing First-Step, Internet addressing and routing, covers all the basics, from route summarization to IPv4 and IPv6, in clear, easy-to-understand language.

Internet addressing
Internet addressing protocol
Address resolution
IP header format
TCP/IP layered protocol model
Classless Internet addressing
IP version 4 and IP version 6

All parts reproduced from the book Routing First-Step, ISBN 1587201224, Copyright 2005, Cisco Systems, Inc. Reproduced by permission of Pearson Education, Inc., 800 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Written permission from Pearson Education, Inc. is required for all other uses. Visit for a detailed description and to learn how to purchase this title.

This was last published in September 2004

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