Services Available

Windows 2000 provides the following services:

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client and server.

  • Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), a network basic input/output system (NetBIOS) name client and server.

  • Domain Name System (DNS) client and server.

  • Dial-up (Point-to-Point Protocol/Serial Lines) support.

  • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) and Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) used for Virtual Private Networks.

  • TCP/IP network printing (Lpr/Lpd).

  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agent.

  • NetBIOS interface.

  • Windows Sockets Version 2 (Winsock2) interface.

  • Microsoft networking browsing support across IP routers.

  • High-performance Microsoft® Internet Information Services.

  • Basic TCP/IP connectivity tools, including: Finger, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Rcp, Rexec, Rsh, Telnet, and Tftp.

  • Client and server software for simple network protocols, including Character Generator, Daytime, Discard, Echo, and Quote of the Day.

  • TCP/IP management and diagnostic tools, including: Arp, Hostname, Ipconfig, Lpq, Nbtstat, Netstat, Ping, Route, Nslookup, Tracert, and Pathping.