CONTENTS:- Preface; Troubleshooting Overview; Troubleshooting Tools; Troubleshooting Hardware and Booting Problems; Troubleshooting Ethernet; Troubleshooting Fiber Distributed Data Interface; Troubleshooting TCP/IP; Troubleshooting Novell IPX; Troubleshooting Apple Talks; Troubleshooting IBM; Troubleshooting DECnet ISO CLNS; Troubleshooting Banyan VINES.
Internet works come in a varity of topologies and levels of complexity from single protocol point links connecting cross town campuses to highly meshed large scale wide area networks (WANs) traversing multiple time zones and international boundaries. The industry trend is toward increasingly complex environments, involving multiple media types multiple protocols and often inter connection to "unknown" net works. Unknown networks may be defined as a transit network belonging to a internet server provider (ISP) or a telco that inter connects our private networks. In these unknown networks one does not have control of such factors as delay, media types or vendor hardware.