In this chapter
Choosing a LAN protocol for peer-to-peer networking
Configuring LAN protocols on peer computers
Sharing resources in a Windows workgroup
Linux and Windows Workgroups
Accessing shared resources
We’ve taken a look at networking hardware, different network architectures, network protocols, and also discussed the differences between peer-to-peer networking and server-based networking. Now we can concentrate on configuring a peer-to-peer network. Although peer-to-peer networks are the simplest type of LAN you can create, you still need to know how to configure network protocols and share resources such as printers and files.
Be advised that you should only deploy a peer-to-peer ...