Cisco Routers for the Small Business

Cisco Routers for the Small Business

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Cisco Routers for the Small Business provides, in plain English, a noa€“nonsense approach to setting up all the features of the Cisco IOS for a small business using broadband technologies. This book explains how to use a Cisco router to setup cable modems, DSL and PPPoE, and explains how to configure NAT, Access Control Lists, Firewalls, DMZs and an IPSec VPN between two sites using advanced encryption. The chapters are tutorial-based and provide easy-to-follow, stepa€“bya€“step instructions for all tasks that small businesses need to perform using a router. Easya€“toa€“implement example configurations are included in the appendices. Written for the small business using common, broadband connections such as cable Internet and DSL. Provides easilya€“followed, stepa€“bya€“step instructions for tasks that small businesses need to perform, such as configuring virtual private network (VPN) connections, creating firewalls, securing the router, and more. Contains appendixes with example configurations that are short, to the point, and deada€“simple to implement. What youa€™ll learn Securely configure Internet connections for your business using Ciscoa€™s IOS commanda€“language. Create virtual private networks (VPNs) that bring remote offices and employees onto your network, safely, via standard DSL and cable Internet connections. Set up network address translation (NAT) routing so that your ina€“office computers are effectively invisible to outside intruders. Back up and recover your router configuration. Create a€œdemilitarized zonesa€ (DMZs) in support of servers that you wish to make accessible from outside your more secure, internal network. Protect your email server from attack using Ciscoa€™s Email Inspection Engine. Who this book is for Cisco Routers for the Small Business is intended for network administrators, power users, and IT professionals who support small business networks.In this chapter, youa#39;ll learn how to use the 108 to configure your router to be an Internet broadband router and firewall. We will use a Cisco 851 router that uses the interface configuration name vlan1 for the LAN ports and fa4 for the WAN port .

Title:Cisco Routers for the Small Business
Author:Jason Neumann
Publisher:Apress - 2008-12-22


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