Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Networking discusses a variety of topics that are critical to successfully understanding and using a network system, including hardware, installation, configuration, administration. The book also addresses advanced maintenance and security topics. The topics are presented in an easy to understand fashion, offering specific solutions to various problems an administrator or user might encounter. The book provides concrete examples for a variety of common tasks or problems. Three popular network environments-Windows NT/2000, Unix/Linux and NetWare-receive primary focus in the book. The book also provides coverage of integrating multiple operating systems and establishing simple mini-LANs.