Chapter 6

TCP/IP Utilities and Troubleshooting


6.01   Communication Requires ARP

6.02   Common TCP/IP Commands

6.03   Name Resolution Commands

6.04   TCP/IP Utilities

6.05   Troubleshooting with TCP/IP Utilities

     Two-Minute Drill

Q&A  Self Test

Many utilities are available to troubleshoot TCP/IP connectivity problems. Most utilities are in the public domain and are included with the TCP/IP protocol stack provided with the operating system that you are using. This also means that the utilities may vary slightly, depending on the operating system being used. For example, to view the TCP/IP settings on a Windows server, you would use IPCONFIG, whereas on a Linux box, you would use ifconfig—each of which may support ...

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