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Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Increased Support for Standards

Increased Support for Standards

In an effort to be more standardized and less proprietary, Microsoft has introduced additional support for industry-standard technologies with each new version of the Windows operating system. Windows Server 2003 is no exception. Some of the key standards built into Windows Server 2003 include Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) security standards, and XML Web services.

IPv6 Support

IPv6 is the future Internet standard for TCP/IP networking, and it allows multicasting of IP addresses. Why is this important? Because the standard Internet numbering scheme used with the current Internet ...

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