THE FOLLOWING 70-741 EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:
- Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
- Configure IP address options
- Configure IPv4 or IPv6 subnetting
- Configure supernetting
- Configure interoperability between IPv4 and IPv6
- Configure ISATAP
- Configure Teredo
In this chapter, I will discuss the most important protocol used in a Microsoft Windows Server 2016 network: Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
TCP/IP is actually two protocols bundled together: the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP). TCP/IP is a suite of protocols developed by the US Department of Defense’s Advanced Research Projects Agency in 1969.
This chapter is divided into two main topics: First I’ll talk about TCP/IP version 4, and then I’ll discuss TCP/IP version 6. TCP/IP version 4 is still used in Windows Server 2016, and it was the primary version of TCP/IP in all previous versions of Windows. However, TCP/IP version 6 is the latest release of TCP/IP, and it has been incorporated into Windows Server 2016.
I mentioned that TCP/IP is actually two protocols bundled together: TCP and IP. These protocols sit on a four-layer TCP/IP model.
Details of the TCP/IP Model
The four layers of the TCP/IP model ...