TCP/IP Catalog Items and Sysgen Variables (Compact 2013)

3/26/2014

In Windows Embedded Compact, you can implement TCP/IP so devices can participate as peers and servers on local area networks (LANs) and remote networks.

For more information about how to add or remove catalog items, see Create Your First OS.

The following table describes the catalog items and associated SYSGEN variables that you can set to add TCP/IP support to your OS.

Catalog item

SYSGEN variable

Description

Dependencies

DHCP Server Service

SYSGEN_DHCPSRV

Provides a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) service that provides the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway information of the device when queried. Note that this service is used by other components and is not independently configurable.

Requires SYSGEN_NETWORKING.

Extended DNS Querying and Update (DNSAPI)

SYSGEN_DNSAPI

Provides the Dynamic DNS protocol, to set the device name in the DNS server database.

For more information, see DNS Reference.

None.

Secure DDNS

SYSGEN_SECURE_DDNS

Provides a feature for DNS services that requires Kerberos authentication to modify values.

For more information, see DNS Functions.

Requires Extended DNS Querying and Update (DNSAPI) (SYSGEN_SECURE_DDNS).

IPv6 tunneling support

SYSGEN_IPV6TUNNEL

Available for devices the need pure IPv4 or IPv6 deployment.

Requires SYSGEN_NETWORKING.

Other Resources

TCP/IP

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