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CCNP Practical Studies: Troubleshooting by Donna L. Harrington

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Protocols and Packets

Applying what you have learned to real-world troubleshooting is important for the successful support person. Starting with Table 4-3, I compare some of the protocols, applications, and utilities at each layer of Novell's IPX/SPX stack to the TCP/IP suite to assist you with supporting day-to-day internetworks.

Table 4-3. Novell Protocols, Applications, and Utilities
LayerISO's OSI ModelDoD TCP/IP SuiteNovell IPX/SPX Stack
7ApplicationApplicationApplications

NetBIOS

NCP[*]

SAP[*]

RIP

NLSP[*]
6Presentation
5Session  
4TransportTransport Host-to-HostSPX
3NetworkInternetIPX
2Data LinkData LinkVarious LAN/WAN technologies such as Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, Frame Relay, HDLC, PPP
1PhysicalPhysical

[*] NCP = NetWare Core Protocol

[*] SAP ...

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