Ethernet and TCP/IP
In this chapter, you’ll first learn how to construct an Ethernet patch cable. While you can easily find patch cables at any electronics store, a tech should be able to make his or her own. Next, you’ll verify TCP/IP settings such as your IP address and default gateway using both the Control Panel and the command prompt. The third lab exercise in this chapter explains how you can share resources on your computer with the entire network. Finally, you’ll return to the command prompt and work with several commands that enable you to test and troubleshoot your ...