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MCSE: Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell by Paul Murphy, Michael Moncur

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Chapter 21. Highlighter’s Index

Network Protocols

TCP/IP

Named for protocols: Transport Control Protocol and Internet Protocol
Default protocol for Windows 2000
Routable
Uses logical (IP) addresses
New Windows 2000 features: enhanced PPTP, L2TP, and IPSec

IPX/SPX

Developed by Novell for NetWare
Default protocol in NetWare 4.x and earlier (NetWare 5 uses TCP/IP)
Supported in Windows 2000 by NWLink
Routable

NetBEUI

NetBIOS Extended User Interface
Developed by Microsoft for basic networking
Non-routable
Not used by default in Windows 2000

AppleTalk

Developed by Apple for Macintosh networking
Routable
Supported by Windows 2000 for Macintosh connectivity

DLC

Data Link Control
Developed by IBM for mainframe use
Used by some print servers
Non-routable; not a network transport option

IrDA

Used for short-distance infrared communication
Supported by Windows 2000, Windows 98/Me
Used primarily for laptop computers

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