A protocol is a set of rules and conventions for sending information over a network. Microsoft Windows XP Professional relies on the Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for logon, file and print services, replication of information between domain controllers, and other common functions.
This chapter presents the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and troubleshoot TCP/IP and NWLink. The chapter also discusses the process for configuring network bindings, which are links that enable communication among network adapter cards, protocols, and services.
To complete this chapter, you must have