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Rapid deployment and acceptance of broadband networks, including the 802.11 a/b/g, 3G cellular networks, WiMAX, and emerging 4G cellular IP networks, have sparked a growing reliance on voice over IP and the quickly emerging IP TV and Mobile TV. Providing the necessary background and technical understanding to stay abreast of and even ahead of the IP trend, IP Communications and Services for NGN explores IP development for the delivery of next generation mobile services. Packed with detailed illustrations, this cutting-edge reference examines the primary IP protocols (IPv4 and IPv6), real-time protocols, and three major IP services (VoIP, IPTV, and Mobile TV). It clearly explains the different architectures of fixed, mobile, and wireless networks along with the major advantages and disadvantages of each. It includes coverage of the latest in: The VoIP Market SCTP and Vertical Handoff RSVP: Resource Reservation Protocol MPLS: MultiProtocol Label Switching SIP: Session Initiation Protocol IMS: IP Multimedia Subsystem RTSP: Real-Time Streaming Protocol RTP: Real-Time Transport Protocol IPTV System Architectures and IPTV System Descriptions With a detailed listing of commonly used acronyms, along with a clear description of the role IP is likely to play in the development of next generation mobile services, this book provides educators, industry practitioners, regulators, and subscribers with the ideal starting point for developing the understanding required to deploy, train, and use IP services effectively and efficiently.
The implementation of IPv6 is essential to the continued growth of the Internet and the development of new applications. The Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Methodologies provides a wealth of best practices and procedures that will help corporations plan and implement a smooth transition to IPv6. A blueprint for successful transition, the Handbook of IPv4 to IPv6 Transition- Provides a tutorial of IPv6 addressing capabilities Looks at IPv6 network constructs, specifically key routing processes Examines IPv6 autoconfiguration techniques and the suite of IPv6-related protocols Discusses all the major IPv6 enterprise/institutional network migration mechanisms as well as coexistence issues Identifies the various elements in the network and what migration role they will need to play in order to support the transition Surveys the application and security aspects of the IPv6 transition Offers the first reference in many years to address the migration and macro-level scalability requirements to support the DoD/DISA/GAO drive for an IPv6-based U.S. Government
Grasp the basics of packet capture and analyze common protocols Key Features Troubleshoot basic to advanced network problems using packet analysis Analyze common protocols and identify latency issues with Wireshark Explore ways to examine captures to recognize unusual traffic and possible network attacks Book DescriptionWireshark is a popular and powerful packet analysis tool that helps network administrators investigate latency issues and identify potential attacks. Learn Wireshark provides a solid overview of basic protocol analysis and helps you to navigate the Wireshark interface, so you can confidently examine common protocols such as TCP, IP, and ICMP. The book starts by outlining the benefits of traffic analysis, takes you through the evolution of Wireshark, and then covers the phases of packet analysis. We'll review some of the command line tools and outline how to download and install Wireshark on either a PC or MAC. You'll gain a better understanding of what happens when you tap into the data stream, and learn how to personalize the Wireshark interface. This Wireshark book compares the display and capture filters and summarizes the OSI model and data encapsulation. You'll gain insights into the protocols that move data in the TCP/IP suite, and dissect the TCP handshake and teardown process. As you advance, you'll explore ways to troubleshoot network latency issues, and discover how to save and export files. Finally, you'll see how you can share captures with your colleagues using Cloudshark. By the end of this book, you'll have a solid understanding of how to monitor and secure your network with the most updated version of Wireshark. What you will learn Become familiar with the Wireshark interface Navigate commonly accessed menu options such as edit, view, and file Use display and capture filters to examine traffic Understand the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model Carry out deep packet analysis of the Internet suite: IP, TCP, UDP, ARP, and ICMP Explore ways to troubleshoot network latency issues Subset traffic, insert comments, save, export, and share packet captures Who this book is forThis book is for network administrators, security analysts, students, teachers, and anyone interested in learning about packet analysis using Wireshark. Basic knowledge of network fundamentals, devices, and protocols along with an understanding of different topologies will be beneficial.
Develop technical skills and expertise to automate AWS networking tasks Key Features A fast paced guide that will help you pass the exam with confidence Learn advanced skill sets to build effective AWS networking solutions Enhance your AWS skills with practice exercises and mock tests Book DescriptionAmazon has recently come up a with specialty certifications which validates a particular user's expertise that he/she would want to build a career in. Since the Cloud market now demands of AWS networking skills this becomes the most wanted certification to upheld ones industry portfolio. This book would be your ideal companion to getting skilled with complex and creative networking solutions. Cloud practitioners or associate-level certified individuals interested in validating advanced skills in networking can opt for this practical guide. This book will include topics that will help you design and implement AWS and hybrid IT network architectures along with some network automation tasks. You will also delve deep into topics that will help you design and maintain network architecture for all AWS services. Like most of our certification guides this book will also follow a unique approach of testing your learning with chapter-level practice exercises and certification-based mock tests. The exam mock tests will help you gauge whether you are ready to take the certification exam or not. This book will also be an advanced guide for networking professionals to enhance their networking skills and get certified. By the end of this book, you will be all equipped with AWS networking concepts and techniques and will have mastered core architectural best practices. What you will learn Formulate solution plans and provide guidance on AWS architecture best practices Design and deploy scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS Identify the tools required to replicate an on-premises network in AWS Analyze the access and egress of data to and from AWS Select the appropriate AWS service based on data, compute, database, or security requirements Estimate AWS costs and identify cost control mechanisms Who this book is forIf you are a system administrator, or a network engineer interested in getting certified with an advanced Cloud networking certification then this book is for you. Prior experience in Cloud administration and networking would be necessary.
Presents the principles, design, development and applications of the Diameter protocol suite The Diameter protocol was born in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and designed to be a general-purpose Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) protocol applicable to many network environments. This book is for everyone who wants to understand the Diameter protocol and its applications. This book explains the place Diameter holds in global telecommunication networks and teaches system architects and designers how to incorporate Diameter into their network environments. Diameter: New Generation AAA Protocol - Design, Practice and Applications begins by describing the foundation of Diameter step-by-step, starting with building blocks of the protocol, and progressing from a simple two-party exchange to a multi-party exchange involving complex routing. It discusses the motivation for using Diameter, talks about its predecessor, RADIUS, and introduces the open source Diameter implementation, freeDiameter. The book expands beyond protocol basics to cover end-to-end communication, security functionality, and real-world applications, extending to the backend infrastructure of mobile telecommunications. In addition, an advanced chapter teaches readers how to develop Diameter extensions for their own AAA applications. Written by an experienced author team who are members of the group that standardized Diameter in the IETF and are at the forefront of this cutting-edge technology Presents the still-developing topic of Diameter from both introductory and advanced levels Makes available for download a virtual machine containing the open source implementation: https: //diameter-book.info Provides hands-on experience via freeDiameter examples and exercises throughout the book Diameter: New Generation AAA Protocol - Design, Practice and Applications will appeal to system architects and system designers, programmers, standardization experts new to Diameter, students and researchers interested in technology that is deployed by many network operators.
The complete guide to deploying and operating SBC solutions, Including Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) Enterprise and service provider networks are increasingly adopting SIP as the guiding protocol for session management, and require leveraging Session Border Controller (SBC) technology to enable this transition. Thousands of organizations have made the Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE) their SBC technology of choice. Understanding Session Border Controllers gives network professionals and consultants a comprehensive guide to SBC theory, design, deployment, operation, security, troubleshooting, and more. Using CUBE-based examples, the authors offer insights that will be valuable to technical professionals using any SBC solution. The authors thoroughly cover native call control protocols, SBC behavior, and SBC's benefits for topology abstraction, demarcation and security, media, and protocol interworking. They also present practical techniques and configurations for achieving interoperability with a wide variety of collaboration products and solutions. Evaluate key benefits of SBC solutions for security, management, and interoperability Master core concepts of SIP, H.323, DTMF, signaling interoperability, call routing, fax/modem over IP, security, media handling, and media/signal forking in the SBC context Compare SBC deployment scenarios, and optimize deployment for your environment Size and scale an SBC platform for your environment, prevent oversubscription of finite resources, and control cost through careful licensing Use SBCs as a back-to-back user agent (B2BUA) to interoperate between asymmetric VoIP networks Establish SIP trunking for PSTN access via SBCs Interoperate with call servers, proxies, fax servers, ITSPs, redirect servers, call recording servers, contact centers, and other devices Secure real-time communications over IP Mitigate security threats associated with complex SIP deployments Efficiently monitor and manage an SBC environment
Over 100 recipes to analyze and troubleshoot network problems using Wireshark 2Key Features Place Wireshark 2 in your network and configure it for effective network analysis Deep dive into the enhanced functionalities of Wireshark 2 and protect your network with ease A practical guide with exciting recipes on a widely used network protocol analyzerBook DescriptionThis book contains practical recipes on troubleshooting a data communications network. This second version of the book focuses on Wireshark 2, which has already gained a lot of traction due to the enhanced features that it offers to users. The book expands on some of the subjects explored in the first version, including TCP performance, network security, Wireless LAN, and how to use Wireshark for cloud and virtual system monitoring. You will learn how to analyze end-to-end IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity failures for Unicast and Multicast traffic using Wireshark. It also includes Wireshark capture files so that you can practice what you've learned in the book. You will understand the normal operation of E-mail protocols and learn how to use Wireshark for basic analysis and troubleshooting. Using Wireshark, you will be able to resolve and troubleshoot common applications that are used in an enterprise network, like NetBIOS and SMB protocols. Finally, you will also be able to measure network parameters, check for network problems caused by them, and solve them effectively. By the end of this book, you'll know how to analyze traffic, find patterns of various offending traffic, and secure your network from them.What you will learn Configure Wireshark 2 for effective network analysis and troubleshooting Set up various display and capture filters Understand networking layers, including IPv4 and IPv6 analysis Explore performance issues in TCP/IP Get to know about Wi-Fi testing and how to resolve problems related to wireless LANs Get information about network phenomena, events, and errors Locate faults in detecting security failures and breaches in networksWho this book is forThis book is for security professionals, network administrators, R&D, engineering and technical support, and communications managers who are using Wireshark for network analysis and troubleshooting. It requires a basic understanding of networking concepts, but does not require specific and detailed technical knowledge of protocols or vendor implementations.