Get the in-depth technical details you need to support TCP/IP on the Windows Server 2003 platform with this comprehensive reference. Combining concepts with real-world packet examples, it steps layer by layer through the TCP/IP protocols and services that Windows Server 2003 supports to help you understand how they work and how they’re implemented in the operating system. With the latest information about Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS), IP Security (IPSec), and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), it’s a must-read for any technical professional who works with Windows Server 2003 and TCP/IP.
Includes details about these protocols and services:
- Network Interface layer protocols: Local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) encapsulations, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), and PPP
- Internet layer protocols: Internet Protocol (IP) basics, addressing, and routing; Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP); Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP); and an overview of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
- Transport layer protocols: User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) basics, TCP connections, TCP data flow, and TCP retransmission and time-out
- Application layer protocols and services: Dynamic Host configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), file and printer sharing, RADIUS and Internet Authentication Service (IAS), Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and the Internet protocols, IPSec, and VPNs