Ch 5: TCP/IP Mail Services & Network Troubleshooting

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In this entertaining chapter is a comprehensive overview of TCP/IP mail services and network troubleshooting. Study fun lessons and take multiple-choice quizzes to quickly enhance your knowledge as you study for a test or work on an assignment or project.

TCP/IP Mail Services & Network Troubleshooting - Chapter Summary

Our instructors have developed engaging lessons you can access at your leisure to gain a quality understanding of TCP/IP mail services and network troubleshooting. Among topics covered in this chapter are the simple mail transfer protocol, network design considerations and the multipurpose Internet mail extension. Feel free to choose which lessons to review, and take the accompanying quizzes to check your comprehension. Visit any time using any computer or mobile device. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to

  • Outline the process of designing a TCP/IP-based network
  • Define and describe the post office protocol (POP)
  • Discuss the uses of the simple mail transfer protocol
  • Share the definition and uses of the multipurpose Internet mail extension
  • Offer the definition and uses of the Internet message access protocol
  • Identify and describe types and uses of networking command-line tools
  • Detail considerations to make when designing a network

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: TCP/IP Mail Services & Network Troubleshooting
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Designing a TCP/IP-Based Network

1. Designing a TCP/IP-Based Network

The Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol suite is the goto for designing computer networks. While the suite itself is sophisticated, the design principles are simple. We'll study these design principles and apply them to a simple network.

Post Office Protocol (POP): Definition & Overview

2. Post Office Protocol (POP): Definition & Overview

This lesson will define POP, explain a little about how the technology works and how it came about, as well as give some examples of everyday usage. You'll then be able to test your new-found knowledge with a quiz.

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol: Definition & Uses

3. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol: Definition & Uses

In this lesson, we'll learn the basics of Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). We will understand its definition, the different components involved and how it is used. We'll also understand how emails are initiated and delivered.

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension: Definition & Uses

4. Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension: Definition & Uses

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension(MIME) was a significant step forward for the world of online communications. This lesson will take you through what MIME is, why it is useful, and a real-world example.

Internet Message Access Protocol: Definition & Uses

5. Internet Message Access Protocol: Definition & Uses

In this lesson, we will understand the definition of Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). We will examine its characteristics and understand its uses in various applications.

Networking Command-Line Tools: Types & Uses

6. Networking Command-Line Tools: Types & Uses

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the tools provided by the operating system to configure, monitor and troubleshoot the network. Some of the significant commands that we will discuss are ipconfig, ifconfig, traceroute and ping. We will also understand the use of some other frequently used networking commands nslookup, netstat, and getmac.

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