Overview of Windows 2000 TCP/IP

The TCP/IP suite for Windows 2000 is designed to make it easy to integrate Microsoft systems into large-scale corporate, government, and public networks and to provide the ability to operate over those networks in a secure manner. With TCP/IP, Windows 2000 can immediately connect and operate on the Internet.

Standard Features and Performance Enhancements

Windows 2000 TCP/IP supports the following standard features:

  • Ability to bind to multiple network adapters with different media types

  • Logical and physical multihoming

  • Internal IP routing capability

  • Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) Version 2 (support for IP multicasting)

  • Duplicate IP address detection

  • Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Router Discovery ...

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