An Introduction to Wireless Networking (Part 2) – Requirements and Setup

Windows 2003 and Wireless Networking Through its improved security and performance features, Windows 2003 makes usability and deployment of wireless local area network services easier. Such features include authentication, authorization and automatic key management. IAS (Internet Authentication Service) An improved feature in Windows 2003 is the Internet Authentication Service which takes over from RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) […]

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Get Ready to Run IPv6

What is IPv6? Before I get into all of the nitty gritty details regarding why IPv6 is a requirement, I want to talk briefly about what IPv6 is for the benefit of those who may not have been exposed to it before. As you probably know, the Internet is based on the IP protocol. The current implementation of the IP […]

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Crash Course in IPv6 (Part 1)

An introduction to the IPv6 address space. The IPv6 Address Space The most obvious difference between the two protocols is the length of their source and destination addresses. The whole point of making the switch to IPv6 is to compensate for a global shortage of IP addresses. It only makes sense that the IPv6 protocol has a larger address space than […]

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Crash Crouse in IPv6 (Part 2)

This article will continue the introduction to the IPv6 protocol by discussing IPv6 address formatting and the various types of IPv6 addresses. In the first part of this article series, I talked about some of the differences in the way that IP addresses are expressed in IPv6 as opposed to the way that addresses are expressed in IPv4. In this […]

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Crash Course in IPv6 (Part 3)

In Part 2 of this article series, I explained that there are actually three different types of IPv6 addresses; unicast, multicast, and anycast. In that article, I briefly explained that unicast addresses are used to identify an individual host on a network. Multicast addresses, on the other hand, identify a group of network interfaces that typically reside on multiple computers. When […]

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How to configure TCP/IP Filtering on windows 2003 Server?

In this article, we will use TCP/IP filtering to prevent a server from allowing certain TCP ports or protocol. 1. Right-click on the My Network Places icon on the desktop, open properties 2. Choose the  network connection for which you want to view the settings, right-click to open properties 3. double-click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to view network configuration settings. 4. […]

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