In which of these scenarios would you most likely use DSCP?
A) Automatically assign IP addresses
B) Prioritize network traffic
C) Resolve an IP address from a fully qualified domain name
D) Prevent loops on a switched network
E) Dynamically route around network problems
F) I spend a lot of time working with consonants
The answer: B) Prioritize network traffic
DSCP (Differentiated Services Code Points) are used to assign quality of service (QoS) values to application traffic. In Windows, these are defined in Group Policy or in Local Computer Policy. Once the values are defined, it’s up to the network infrastructure to enforce the QoS settings.
Want to know more? Watch “Configuring Network Adapter Properties.”
The network adapter configuration is the first step when connecting to the network. In this video, you’ll learn how to set adapter configuration settings and configure quality of service (QoS) options.
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