Configuring TCP/IP for Windows XP - Broward County Public Schools

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Oct 26, 2013 (3 years and 1 month ago)

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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY

Education Technology Services


Systems Integration Team

Installation / Configuration Instructions


Product:

Windows XP

Version:

1.00

Subject:

Configuring TCP/IP in Windows XP

Materials

Required:

Workstation’s Administrato
r’s logon credentials, IP Address,



WINS
Address

Skill Level

Required:

Beginner


This document is a step
-
by
-
step set of instructions for configuring Windows XP
client workstations for use on TCP/IP networks with the Windows Server
network operating sys
tem.


Detailed Instructions:


To successfully configure a Windows XP computer for use on a TCP/IP network,
follow these steps to completion:

1.

Prepare the Windows XP computer

1.1.

Apply power to the computer

1.2.

Logon using the Administrator’s logon credentials.

1.3.

Ensu
re good network connectivity to the Local Area Network (LAN).

1.3.1.

Plug the computer into a patched jack.

1.3.2.

Check the green link light on the NIC (Network Interface Card)

2.

Click the Start button and select “Connect to
\
Show all connections”. The
Network Connectio
ns dialog box should appear on the desktop.

3.

Right
-
click the “Local Area Connetion” network connection and select
Properties:

3.1.1.

Select the “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)” component and click the
“Properties” button.

3.1.2.

For a Static IP Address
:

3.1.2.1.

Click the radio butto
n “Use the following IP address”.

3.1.2.2.

Input the following configurations:

3.1.2.3.

IP Address:
1




1

This address should be obtained through the Help Desk.

3.1.2.4.

Subnet mask:
255.255.248.0



this will be the same for
every site within the Broward School’s network.

3.1.2.5.

Default gateway:
2


3.1.2.6.

Click the “Advanced…” button.

3.1.3.

Click the “DNS” tab

and click the “Add” button.

3.1.3.1.

Input the following addresses

3.1.3.1.1.

Preferred:
10.252.128.2
3

3.1.3.1.2.

Click the Add button to add the second address.

3.1.3.1.3.

Alternate:
10.252.128.3

3.1.4.

Click the radio button to “Append these DNS suffixes (in order).

3.1.4.1.

Click the “Add” button.


3.1.4.2.

Input: b
roward.k12.fl.us

3.1.5.

Click the WINS tab

3.1.5.1.

Click the “Add” button.

3.1.5.2.

Input the WINS address
4

3.1.5.3.

Click the “Add” button.

3.1.5.4.

Input 10.251.192.90 as the secondary address.

3.1.5.5.

Click “OK”.

3.1.6.

Click “OK”.

3.1.7.

Click “OK”.

3.2.

For a DHCP IP Address
:

3.2.1.

Click the radio button “Obtain and IP addre
ss automatically”.

3.2.2.

Input the following configurations:

3.2.3.

Click the “Advanced…” button.

3.2.4.

Repeat Steps 3.1.3 through 3.1.7.

4.

If using a Wireless connection in addition to an Ethernet connection plugged
into a data port, click on the Wireless Network Connection o
ption and select
“Properties”. All wireless connections should be DHCP.

4.1.

Click the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) connection item and proceed
through Steps 3.2, 3.1.3


3.1.7.


Other related documents:

tcpconfigwin.doc


Version 1.0


12/5/07

TCPConfWinXP.doc


Document Status:


Draft


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2

This address will always be the same for your site.

3

The DNS will be the same for every

site within the Broward School’s network.

4

Please contact ETS to obtain the correct address.


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