Author: W Richard Stevens
TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols
excellent text that provides encyclopedic coverage of the TCP/IP
protocol suite. What sets this book apart from others on this
subject is the fact that the author supplements all of the
discussion with data collected via diagnostic programs; thus, it is
possible to "watch" the protocols in action in a real situation.
Also, the diagnostic tools involved are publicly available; the
reader has the opportunity to play along at home. This offers the
reader an unparalleled opportunity to really get a feel for the
behavior of the protocols in day-to-day operation. TCP/IP
Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols
discussions and well-designed figures.
Volume two of this series, TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 2: The
Implementation, covers the implementation of TCP/IP. Volume
three explores TCP for Transactions, HTTP, NNTP, and the Unix