A well-planned, efficient network infrastructure will be the foundation for the rest of your SBS 2003 technology platform. Understanding the networking principles outlined in this chapter will not only help you understand how each technology layer interoperates with the next, but it will also give you a good grounding in the theory to take your learning further if you desire. Knowing the fundamental principles of TCP/IP, such as how DNS and DHCP work, as well as seeing the difference between the different physical components, will allow you to plan and implement a network that will be successful now, last into the future, and be as extensible as you need for an expanding business.
KeywordsAccess Point Internet Service Provider Domain Name System Network Address Translation Network Interface Card
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