Appendix A. Understanding TCP/IP


One of Windows Home Server’s major goals is to simplify networking, a topic that’s all too often complex, arcane, even incomprehensible. Indeed, for many users, the only “networking” chore they have to perform on the Windows Home Server machine is connecting it to their network’s router or switch. (If you’re not even at that stage yet, you might want to skip ahead to Appendix B, “Setting Up a Home Network,” for the details on getting a home network up and running.) That’s as it should be because most home users don’t want to become network administrators; they just want Windows Home Server to do its job and let them share ...

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