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Administering: Windows Server® 2008 Server Core by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 10. Managing the Network

Networks are complex combinations of hardware and software that link systems together so they can work interactively and share data. A network can consist of static or dynamic connections. Managing these connections in Server Core can be a bit of a challenge if you're used to working exclusively with the GUI. However, a surprising number of administrators probably have some level of experience because many tasks are simply faster to perform at the command line, so Server Core may not prove as big a shock as you think in this area.

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Generally, all networks follow the same rules or protocols. A protocol is simply a kind of rule that everyone has agreed to follow, usually through a standards organization. The most ...

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