Determining Network Connectivity Strategies
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server has several new features that network administrators can use to enhance their new or existing network infrastructures. This chapter includes information about network connectivity issues, address allocation, TCP/IP, and other protocol issues. This information will help you determine the best network connectivity strategy for your organization.
To get the most from reading this chapter, some knowledge of Microsoft® Windows NT® and Windows NT networking is helpful. You also need to be familiar with fundamental and advanced networking concepts, such as TCP/IP addressing, routing protocols, and remote access.
In This Chapter
This chapter will help you develop the following planning documents:
An evaluation of your current network, protocols, and routing infrastructure.
A network connectivity strategy.
A physical network design diagram.
A network protocol and routing infrastructure design.
Related Information in the Resource Kit
For more information about Windows 2000 TCP/IP, see the Microsoft ® Windows ® 2000 Server Resource Kit TCP/IP Core Networking Guide .
For more information about Windows 2000 Routing And Remote Access, see the Microsoft ® Windows ® 2000 Server Resource Kit Internetworking Guide .
For more information about deploying security within a Windows 2000 infrastructure, see "Determining Windows 2000 Network Security Strategies" in this book.