Mesh networking is here and gaining in popularity daily. But what does mesh networking do for your 802.11 network? Where do you use it and how is it deployed?
- If you want to use DNS on your individual systems, … you're going to have to set it up. … Now first of all, DNS is provided by your DHCP server. … So if you're using DHCP, well then by golly, … you should already have a DHCP server. … Let's check on this system right here. … To see what my DNS server is, … I'm going to run ipconfig … with the /all option. … Now if I run this, we should see it here. … Here's my DNS Servers, I only have one, … and it's a local DNS server that's right here … within my local area network. … Doesn't have to be. … With DHCP, it's actually pretty easy to set this stuff up. … However, there are situations … where you might want to statically configure your DNS. … Let's do that right now. … So I'm going to head once again … over to my Network and Sharing Center, … click on Change adapter settings, … right click on the one I'm interested in. … Going to select Properties, … and once again I'm dealing with IP Version 4, … we hit Properties. … Now I want you to look really closely here. …
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- How TCP and IP work together
- Special IP addresses
- Port numbers
- Working with DNS
- Basic and advanced router configuration
- Troubleshooting networks
- Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
- Repairing wireless connections