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Network Protocols

Protocols are sets of rules that enable computers to connect with each other and exchange information. To design your network topology, you need to know what network protocols you have.

Outlook can run on a variety of networks, including Novell NetWare, versions 3.1x and 4.x, and Banyan VINES, version 5.54 or later. To integrate clients on other networks, you must choose one or more of the protocols supported by Windows NT Server.

Windows NT Server supports the following built-in protocols used by Microsoft Exchange Server:

For more information, see the Microsoft Windows NT Server documentation.