Networking the Operating System
IN THIS CHAPTER
Identifying network protocols
Configuring the TCP/IP protocol
Troubleshooting with TCP/IP utilities
Understanding name resolution
Sharing network resources
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.