TCP/IP Core Networking Service
Updated: January 21, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a suite of standard protocols for connecting computers and building networks. TCP/IP is network protocol software provided with Microsoft® Windows® operating systems that implements and supports the TCP/IP protocol suite:
Before you begin using TCP/IP with this computer, see Checklist: Configuring TCP/IP.
To find features that have been moved in the Windows Server 2003 family, see New ways to do familiar tasks with TCP/IP.
For tips about using TCP/IP, see Best practices for TCP/IP.
For help with specific tasks, see TCP/IP How To....
For general background information, see TCP/IP Concepts.
For problem-solving instructions, see Troubleshooting TCP/IP.
The Windows Server 2003 family includes the latest version of Internet Protocol (IP), known as IP version 6. For more information, see IP Version 6.