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Sams Teach Yourself Network Troubleshooting in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Jonathan Feldman

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Summary

You can practice your network troubleshooting skills, create goodwill with your network users, and satiate your desire to blow away aliens all at the same time. Network toys, such as streaming video and audio, and games are loads of fun to use on your network, but they are usually designed for home use or for a specific corporate customer. To successfully use these, you’ll either need to enable their built-in proxy support, use a client for proxy support, use a client for port forwarding, or fix your firewall to allow their port numbers to pass through unmolested.

NAT can be tough with some games, but DirectX 8 promises to make NAT (and even PAT) less of an issue. Don’t forget to check game sites for tips, as well as check for non-firewall ...

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