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Windows Server® 2012 Inside Out by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 18. Networking with TCP/IP

Navigating networking in Windows Server 2012

Using TCP/IP

Understanding IPv4 addressing

Special IPv4 addressing rules

Using subnets and subnet masks

Getting and using IPv4 addresses

Understanding IPv6

Understanding name resolution

TCP/IP is a protocol suite consisting of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP). TCP is a connection-oriented protocol designed for reliable end-to-end communications. IP is an internetworking protocol that is used to route packets of data called datagrams over a network. An IP datagram consists of an IP header and an IP payload. The IP header contains information about routing the datagram, including source and destination IP addresses. The IP payload contains the actual ...

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