Craig Hunt. TCP/IP Network Administration – This book contains some theory and much practical information for managing a heterogeneous TCP/IP network.
W. Richard Stevens. TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume I – This book is an in-depth explanation of the TCP/IP protocols. This book is ideal for network administrators who require a technical background in TCP/IP and for network programmers.
Ed Krol. The Whole Internet User's Guide & Catalog – This book is ideal for anyone interested in using the many tools that are available for retrieving information over the Internet.
The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) must approve all RFCs before they are placed in the public domain. Typically, the information in RFCs is designed for developers and other highly technical readers.
Generally, for your information (FYI) documents appear as a subset of the RFCs. FYIs contain information that does not deal with Internet standards. FYIs contain Internet information of a more general nature. For example, FYI documents include a bibliography that list introductory TCP/IP books and papers. FYI documents provide an exhaustive compendium of Internet-related software tools. Finally, FYI documents include a glossary of Internet and general networking terms.