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Troubleshooting TCPIP

One of the primary reasons to study networking is so that you can troubleshoot a network when problems occur. At this point, you're probably aware that many puzzle pieces must be in place when a user accesses network resources or just surfs the Internet. If any single piece is not exactly where it should be, the user will be asking for help. With a little bit of knowledge on troubleshooting, you can be the person who identifies the problem and fixes it. In this tutorial, you'll learn about key troubleshooting tools.

  • Using the command prompt
  • Checking TCP/IP configuration with ipconfig
  • Troubleshooting connectivity with ping
  • Identifying routers with tracert
  • Verifying the routed path with pathping
  • Viewing TCP/IP statistics with netstat
  • Installing Telnet