TCP/IP Troubleshooting

Many network troubleshooting tools are available for Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server and Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional. This chapter discusses the most common and most helpful tools included with the operating system or with the Windows   2000Resource Kit .

Troubleshooting layer by layer is often a good way to quickly isolate problems; it allows you to discriminate between problems on the local host, a remote host, or a router. The troubleshooting tasks discussed here are organized using this layered approach.

In This Chapter

Overview of TCP/IP Troubleshooting Tools

Troubleshooting Overview

Unable to Reach a Host or NetBIOS Name

Unable to Reach an IP Address

Troubleshooting IP Routing

Troubleshooting Services