This chapter includes the following sections, which address various topics covered on the Implementing and Administering a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure MCSE exam:
Introduces the network protocols supported by Windows 2000, including TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, NetBEUI, and AppleTalk.
Describes the TCP/IP protocol suite, its component protocols, and the organization of the TCP/IP reference model. Also describes the IP addressing scheme.
Describes Windows 2000’s routing features for the TCP/IP protocols and the process of configuring and managing IP routing.
Introduces Windows 2000’s new secure IP features and presents procedures for installing and configuring IPSec features.
Describes the various methods of TCP/IP hostname resolution, including the HOSTS file and DNS (Domain Name Service).
Describes methods of NetBIOS name resolution, including traditional NetBIOS resolution and WINS (Windows Internet Name Service).
Introduces Windows 2000’s features for compatibility with NetWare networks, including NWLink (IPX/SPX protocols), CSNW (Client Service for NetWare), and GSNW (Gateway Service for NetWare).
Describes the DHCP protocol, which dynamically assigns IP addresses, and how to configure and use this protocol in Windows 2000.
Introduces Windows 2000’s implementation of ...