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How to Cheat at Microsoft Vista Administration by Jan Kanclirz

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Chapter 6

Managing Local Networking Essentials

Introduction

Successfully connecting a PC to a network is perhaps an administrator’s most important task. Therefore, knowing how to manage wired network connectivity is essential. In this chapter, we will review and guide you through the steps of successfully connecting a PC to a network. Connecting to a network requires an understanding of services such as domain name system (DNS) and the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP); as such, in addition to discussing these services, we ...

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