Chapter 1Configuring TCP/IP


  • imagesConfigure 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.

Understanding TCP/IP

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 ...

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