Chapter 6. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Networking Essentials

Solutions in this chapter:

  • Not Your Father's TCP/IP Stack
  • The Network and Sharing Center
  • Network Map
  • Summary
  • Solutions Fast Track
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Introduction

In this chapter, we'll look at how IP addressing is configured in the Windows Server 2008 environment, and we'll also explore the related IP services. In addition we discuss using the Network and Sharing Center and Network Map.

Not Your Father's TCP/IP Stack

Before TCP/IP there was the 1822 Protocol, which was developed in 1969 for the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense. In 1973 Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn took the existing protocols and rebuilt them into what we now know ...

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