Chapter 3

Networking the Operating System

IN THIS CHAPTER

Bullet Identifying network protocols

Bullet Configuring the TCP/IP protocol

Bullet Troubleshooting with TCP/IP utilities

Bullet Understanding name resolution

Bullet Sharing network resources

Bullet Understanding Windows Services

One of the most important skills IT professionals need to master is troubleshooting networking connectivity: that is, computers establishing a connection with one another. A number of components facilitate this communication, and many times, IT professionals end up troubleshooting issues with these components.

This chapter discusses the software components that allow a computer to network with other computers as well as the troubleshooting issues that could arise while configuring a network. In this chapter, you find out how to connect to networking resources and how to troubleshoot when you cannot make the connection.

Understanding Networking ...

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