Small Office Network
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Small office network
A small office network has the following characteristics:
Few network segments (for example, one segment on each floor or wing of a building).
A closed network with no connections to or from another network such as the Internet.
Support for the IP protocol.
The following illustration shows an example of a small office network.
In this small office network scenario, Routers 1 and 2 are configured with a network adapter for each medium that is used on Networks A, B, and C.
This section covers:
Planning addresses for the small office network
Routing protocols for the small office network
Other services for the small office network
Configuring the small office network
Testing the small office network
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person or event is intended or should be inferred.