General Networking

Last Updated on 15 April 2014, Total: 226 Articles and Tutorials

This topic provides an overview of the elements and issues involved in Networking and the basics needed before setting up any type of network.

The different types of network connections, basic networking terminology, network hardware, and network setups are all discussed in this section.

  1. Understanding Windows Logon Options

    Taking a deep dive into Windows logon options... Read More

  2. Understanding the Difference Between Physical and Virtual Networking

    This article looks at the differences between physical and virtual networking... Read More

  3. Usage of Direct-Cable Connection via Infrared

  4. Using DCC and DUN at the same time

  5. Using Group Policy to Deploy Applications

    How to use the Active Directory to deploy applications, even if those applications do not come with a Windows installer package... Read More

  6. Using Software Restriction Policies To Keep Games Off Of Your Network

    Unauthorized software such as computer games decreases productivity, robs your network of resources, and jeopardizes your network’s security. However, you can preserve your network’s integrity by using software restriction policies to control what software users are and are not allowed to run... Read More

  7. Using Third-Party 802 1X Clients in Windows

    Deploying 802.1X authentication for wireless and/or wired access on your network, means that your end-users must have an 802.1X client (or supplicant) installed on their computer or device. This article discusses different third-party supplicants/modules in case you're implementing less-common EAP types that Windows doesn't natively support... Read More

  8. Using Virtual PC as a Test and Learning Platform

    This article examines some of the various ways that Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 (and Virtual Server 2005) can be used as a platform for software testing and learning... Read More

  9. Using a Split DNS to Support Small Business Remote Access Connections

    Small businesses are getting into the remote access market. No, I don’t mean that small businesses are becoming ISPs. What I do mean is that small businesses want to be able to access information stored on machines located on their small business network no matter where they go, in the same way big businesses do it... Read More

  10. Virtualization Shootout

    This article takes an unbiased look at comparing virtualization products from Microsoft and VMware, and includes an interview with Charlie Russell, a Microsoft MVP and expert in virtualization technologies... Read More

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