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IP Solutions for Windows 2000


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  • Copyright 2001
  • Dimensions: K
  • Pages: 688
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-091170-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-091170-4

The essential resource for every Windows 2000 network professional, administrator, or architect.

  • Build reliable, flexible, high-performance TCP/IP networks with Windows 2000!
  • Covers TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS
  • Learn all about planning, testing, and migration -— in depth
  • Master practical interoperability solutions and troubleshooting techniques
  • Apply these skills to real-world applications: remote access, intelligent Web browsing, software distribution, printing, and more

The book covers:

  • Planning and migration: Windows 2000 TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS
  • Deploying key network applications: roaming users, software distribution, Internet printing, PPP dial-up, and more
  • Maximizing interoperability -- and managing the differences between Microsoft and IETF-standard TCP/IP
  • Managing Windows 2000 TCP/IP through the Microsoft Management Console
  • Extensive cross-referencing making it easy to find the answers you need!

The complete guide to Windows 2000 TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS.

This expert reference gives enterprise IT professionals serious, comprehensive guidance on Windows 2000 TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS: planning, migration, deployment, management, troubleshooting, and more. Networking expert Paul Ammann presents specific solutions for the most common Windows 2000 networking challenges and applications — everything you need to build robust, manageable, high-performance enterprise networks!

Using real-world examples, Ammann illuminates every corner of Windows 2000 TCP/IP: architecture, installation, configuration, routing, WINS/DNS name resolution, dynamic DNS, and much more. You'll find crucial information on how Windows 2000's TCP/IP implementation differs from Windows NT 4.0, how it differs from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards, and how to make it work in your environment.

Among the topics Ammann covers in depth are: supporting TCP/IP clients, setting up options, modifying server defaults, monitoring optimization, and achieving interoperability. He also presents step-by-step techniques for implementing cost-effective remote management, dynamic setup, roaming users, intelligent Web browsing, software distribution, printing, PPP dial-up, and many other key network applications.

Sample Content

Table of Contents

1. TCP/IP Overview.
TCP/IP for Windows 2000. TCP/IP Background. The TCP/IP Model. TCP/IP Utilities. New TCP/IP Features for Windows 2000. Security Features of TCP/IP for Windows 2000. Core Protocols of TCP/IP. IP Addressing and Routing. Name Resolution. TCP/IP Configuration Items. TCP/IP Configuration Methods. Installing TCP/IP. Numbering Your Network. Default Gateways. Advanced Configuration.

2. Installing, Managing, and Diagnosing TCP/IP.
Install TCP/IP. Configure TCP/IP. Install Simple TCP/IP Services. Remove TCP/IP. View the IP Routing Table. Add a Static IP Route. Remove a Static IP Route. Enable IP Forwarding. Test a TCP/IP Configuration by Using the Ping Command. Test TCP/IP Connections by Using the Ping and Net View Commands. Trace a Path by Using the Tracert Command. View the NetBIOS Name Table by Using the nbtstat Command. Release and Refresh NetBIOS Names by Using the nbtstat Command. View the Address Resolution Protocol Cache. Add a Static ARP Cache Entry. View Current TCP/IP Protocol and Connection Statistics.

3. DHCP Overview.
DHCP Defined. Benefits of Using DHCP. How DHCP Works. DHCP Terminology. DHCP Tools. New Features. DHCP in IPv6. DHCP Servers. DHCP Clients. DHCP/BOOTP Relay Agents. DHCP in Windows 2000. DHCP Options. Understanding User and Vendor Classes. BOOTP and DHCP. The DHCP Database.

4. Using DHCP.
Planning DHCP Networks. Managing DHCP Servers. Setting Up Scopes. Supporting Clients. Setting Up Options. Interoperability Issues.

5. Installation and Administration of DHCP Servers and Clients.
Install a DHCP Server. Open the DHCP Console. Connect to a DHCP Server. Disconnect From a DHCP Server. Start or Stop a DHCP Server. Reconcile the DHCP Database. Manually Compact or Repair the DHCP Database. Remove or Uninstall DHCP. Authorize a DHCP Server in Active Directory. Delegate Ability to Authorize DHCP Servers to a Nonenterprise Administrator. Selectively Set DHCP Server Bindings for Network Connections. Add a User or Group as a DHCP User at a Member Server. Add a User or Group as a DHCP User at a Domain Controller. Add a User or Group as a DHCP Administrator at a Member Server. Add a User or Group as a DHCP Administrator at a Domain Controller. Enable Server Statistics to Automatically Refresh. Enable DHCP Server Logging. Enable Address Conflict Detection. Enable DNS Dynamic Updates for Clients. Manually Refresh Server Statistics.View DHCP Server Statistics. View DHCP Server Properties. Create a New Scope. Remove a Scope. Exclude an Address from a Scope. Activate a Scope. Deactivate a Scope. Change or View Scope Properties. Reconcile a Scope. Create a Superscope. Remove a Superscope. Add a Scope to a Superscope. Activate a Superscope. Deactivate a Superscope. Create a Multicast Scope. Remove a Multicast Scope. Set the Multicast Scope Time-to-Live Value. Specify a Finite Lifetime for a Multicast Scope. Assign a Server-based Option. Assign a Scope-based Option. Assign an Advanced (Class-Based) Option. Create a New User or Vendor Class. Define a New Option. Modify an Option. Remove an Option. View Client Lease Information. Delete a Client Lease. View, Release, or Renew a Client Address Lease. Set DHCP Class ID Information at a Client Computer. Show DHCP Class ID Information at a Client Computer. Add a Client Reservation. Change Information for a Reserved Client. Assign an Option to a Reserved Client. Configure Advanced (Class-Based) Options for a Reserved Client. Change the Reserved IP Address for a Client. View the BOOTP Table. Add an Entry to the BOOTP Table. Add Dynamic BOOTP Client Support to a Scope. Change the Lease Time for Remote Access Clients. Optimize the Command Prompt for Use with Command-line Tools. Use DHCP Commands Interactively at the Command Prompt. Use DHCP Commands Noninteractively or in Scripts.

6. WINS Overview.
WINS Defined.
Benefits of Using WINS. When to Use WINS. How WINS Works. WINS Tools. New Features. NetBIOS Over TCP/IP Concepts. Locating Network Services. WINS Components. WINS Replication. WINS Resolution. WINS Features.

7. Using WINS.
Planning WINS Networks. Configuring WINS Replication. Using Static Mappings. Modifying Server Defaults. WINS Database Management. Interoperability Issues. Migrating from WINS to DNS. Install a WINS Server. Open the WINS Console. Add a WINS Server to the Console. Remove a WINS Server from the Console. Start or Stop a WINS Server. Decommission a WINS Server. Remove or Uninstall WINS. Modify Backup Settings. Modify Name Record Settings. Modify WINS Logging Properties. Modify Burst Handling Properties. Set the WINS Database Path. Increase the Starting Version Count. Disable LAN Manager Compatibility. View WINS Server Statistics. Reset WINS Server Statistics. Modify Auto-Refresh of WINS Statistics. Export WINS Console Data to a Text File. Modify the WINS Console View. Configure WINS for Non-DHCP Clients. Configure WINS for DHCP-enabled Clients. Disable WINS/NetBT Name Resolution. Verify WINS Registration of Client NetBIOS Names. Search for Names That Begin with a Specified Set of Characters. Show All Records in the WINS Database. View Properties for a Selected WINS Record. View or Download the WINS Database by Owner. Filter the WINS Database View. Clear All WINS Data Filters. Add, Modify, or Remove a Filter Type. Scavenge the WINS Database. Backup the WINS Database. Restore the WINS Database. Delete or Tombstone an Entry in the WINS Database. Delete an Owner from the WINS Database. Enable Periodic Consistency Checking of the WINS Database. Manually Check Database Consistency. Check Version Number Consistency Between Servers. Add a Replication Partner. Delete a Replication Partner. Enable Replication with Non-Partner WINS Servers. Modify Push Partner Properties. Modify Pull Partner Properties. Enable Automatic Partner Configuration. Start Replication Immediately. Send a Replication Trigger to a Selected Partner. Send a Replication Trigger to Any Specified WINS Server. Block Replication of Records Owned by a Specified Server. Change a Replication Partner Type. Enable the Use of Persistent Connections with a Partner Server. Enable the Use of Persistent Connections with Pull Partners. Enable the Use of Persistent Connections with Push Partners. Add a Static Mapping Entry. Edit a Static Mapping Entry. Import a File Containing Static Mapping Entries. Enable Static Mappings to be Overwritten During Replication. Optimize the Command Prompt for Use with Command-Line Tools. Use WINS Commands Interactively at the Command Prompt. Use WINS Commands Noninteractively or in Scripts.

8. DNS Overview.
DNS Defined. DNS Tools. Server Features. Client Features. DNS Domain Names. How DNS Query Works. Understanding Zones and Zone Transfer. Reverse Lookup. Dynamic Update. Windows 2000 DNS Implementation.

9. Using DNS.
Planning Issues. Managing Servers. Managing Clients. Managing Zones. Monitoring and Optimizing Servers. Advanced Server Configuration.

10. Installing and Maintaining DNS Servers.
Install a DNS Server. Configure a DNS Server for Use with Active Directory. Configure a New DNS Server. Add a Secondary Server for an Existing Zone. Install a Caching-only DNS Server. Restrict a DNS Server to Listen Only on Selected Addresses. Have a DNS Server Use Forwarders. Configure DNS for Static Clients. Enable DNS for DHCP-Enabled Clients. Configure the Primary DNS Suffix for a Client Computer. Preload the Client Resolver Cache. Open the DNS Console. Start or Stop a DNS Server. Add a Server to the DNS Console. Remove a Server From the DNS Console. Manually Update Server Data Files. Change the Boot Method Used by the DNS Server. Change the Name-Checking Method Used by the DNS Server. Enable or Disable Fast Transfer Format During Zone Transfers. Prevent Loading of a Zone When Bad Data Is Found. Disable Round Robin Rotation for Multihomed Names. Disable Local Subnet Prioritization for Multihomed Names. Restore Server Default Preferences. Disable Recursion on the DNS Server. Update Root Hints on the DNS Server. Secure Server Cache Against Names Pollution. Clear the Server Names Cache. Select and Enable Debug Logging Options on the DNS Server. Disable Debug Logging Options on the DNS Server. Test a Simple Query on the DNS Server. Test a Recursive Query on the DNS Server. Enable Automatic Query Testing on the DNS Server. View the DNS Server System Event Log. View a DNS Server Debug Log File. Add a Forward Lookup Zone. Add a Reverse Lookup Zone. Delete a Zone. Pause a Zone. Start a Zone. Change a Zone File Name. Modify the Start of Authority Record for a Zone. Create and Manage a Notify List for a Zone. Create a Zone Delegation. Specify Other DNS Servers as Authoritative for a Zone. Update the Master Server for a Secondary Zone. Enable DNS to Use WINS Resolution. Allow Dynamic Updates. Allow Only Secure Dynamic Updates. Initiate a Zone Transfer at a Secondary Server. Adjust the Refresh Interval for a Zone. Adjust the Retry Interval for a Zone. Adjust the Expire Interval for a Zone. Modify Security for a Directory Integrated Zone. Add a Host Resource Record to a Zone. Set Aging and Scavenging Properties for the DNS Server. Set Aging and Scavenging Properties for a Selected Zone. Enable Automatic Scavenging of Stale Resource Records. Start Immediate Scavenging of Stale Resource Records.View When a Zone Can Start Scavenging Stale Records. Reset Scavenging and Aging Properties for a Specified Resource Record. Display and View a Client Resolver Cache Using the ipconfig Command. Flush and Reset a Client Resolver Cache Using the ipconfig Command. Renew DNS Client Registration Using the ipconfig Command. Verify DNS Server Responsiveness Using the nslookup Command. Verify a Zone Delegation Using the nslookup Command. Verify DNS Registration for Domain Controllers Using the nslookup Command. Verify WINS as the Source for Answering a DNS Query.

Appendix A: TCP/IP Resources.
TCP/IP Resources. TCP/IP RFCs. TCP/IP References. Converting Binary to Decimal. TCP/IP Utilities. TCP/IP Database Files. Using Performance Logs and Alerts. Troubleshooting.

Appendix B: DHCP Resources and Troubleshooting.
DHCP Resources and Troubleshooting. DHCP Options Reference. DHCP RFCs. DHCP Database Files. Netshell Commands for DHCP. DHCP Performance Monitoring Reference. DHCP Updated Technical Information. DHCP Bibliography. Troubleshooting.

Appendix C: WINS Resources and Troubleshooting.
WINS Resources and Troubleshooting. NetBIOS Names Reference. Netshell Commands for WINS. WINS RFCs. RFCs for WINS in Windows 2000. Obtaining RFCs. WINS Performance Monitoring Reference. WINS Updated Technical Information. WINS Bibliography. Troubleshooting.

Appendix D: DNS Resources and Troubleshooting.
DNS Resources and Troubleshooting. Resource Records Reference. DNS Server Log Reference. DNS-related Files. DNS Updated Technical Information. DNS RFCs. Top-Level Domains. DNS Bibliography. Troubleshooting.

Appendix E: TCP/IP Utilities.
TCP/IP Utilities. Arp. Finger. Ftp and Commands. Hostname. Ipconfig. Lpr. Lpq. Nbtstat. Net: Command Options. NetSh. Netstat. Nslookup. Pathping. Ping. Rcp. Rexec. Route. Rsh. Tftp. Tracert.




TCP/IP is available as a standard protocol included with all Windows operating systems and is installed by default in Windows 2000. IP Solutions for Windows 2000 focuses on Microsoft's implementation of TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS in Windows 2000. It discusses guidelines for planning, testing, and implementing substantial changes such as the setup or migration of a Windows 2000 TCP/IP network. This is the one book that focuses on the tools and techniques for implementing and working with Windows 2000 TCP/IP connectivity.

As the community of administrators using Microsoft TCP/IP matures, your need for reliable, technically focused information will increase. This publication provides real-world implementation advice using the latest TCP/IP advances, approaching these topics from the perspective of the true networking professional. IP Solutions for Windows 2000 cuts through the complexities and provides the most informative and complex reference book on Windows-based TCP/IP topics. This book is a tutorial-reference hybrid, focusing on how Microsoft TCP/IP works, using practical examples. Concepts essential to TCP/IP administration will be explained thoroughly, then related to the practical use of Microsoft TCP/IP in a serious network environment. This book begins with coverage of TCP/IP architecture and advanced installation and configuration issues, then moves on to cover routing with TCP/IP, DHCP management, WINS/DNS name resolution, and dynamic DNS.

It is the main intention of the author, however, to provide in-depth information on the most current protocols, technologies, and implementations of TCP/IP under Windows 2000 that are actually used and deployed throughout the Internet as well as in private TCP/IP networks. This material has been compiled as both an overview and a technical reference for advanced TCP/IP users and experts in this area who want to broaden their scope of knowledge.

How This Book Is Laid Out

This book covers four main areas of Windows 2000: TCP/IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS. The discussion focuses on what's new with each of these applications under Windows 2000 and how this difference may vary from Windows NT 4.0 and from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards.

From there, the focus is be on planning, configuring, managing, supporting clients, setting up options, modifying server defaults, monitoring, optimizing, and interoperability issues, depending on the application. Practical examples are used throughout these discussions.

Finally, a review of the majority of menu options under the MMC for each application is presented. These sections, like the rest of the book, have been cross-referenced to provide you with a thorough understanding of Microsoft TCP/IP.


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