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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Networking Tools and Protocols

Like Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 has a new suite of networking tools, which includes Network Explorer, Network And Sharing Center, Network Map, and Network Diagnostics. Figure 1-1 shows Network And Sharing Center.

Network And Sharing Center provides quick access to sharing, discovery, and networking options.

Figure 1-1. Network And Sharing Center provides quick access to sharing, discovery, and networking options.

Understanding Networking Options

The sharing and discovery configuration in Network And Sharing Center controls basic network settings. When network discover settings are turned on and a server is connected to a network, the server can see other network computers and devices, and is visible on the ...

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