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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Lion Support Essentials by Kevin M. White

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Chapter 6. Network Configuration

Time

This chapter takes approximately 3 hours to complete.

Goals

Understand fundamental TCP/IP network concepts

Configure OS X Lion networking

Manage multiple network locations and interfaces

Identify and resolve network connectivity issues

The capability to share information between computers across a network has always been important. During the early years of personal computer development, vendors designed their own proprietary local network systems. Apple was no exception with its implementation of AppleTalk and LocalTalk network standards for file sharing and network printing. Yet although these vendor-specific technologies were suitable for private networks, they didn’t allow for direct communication between ...

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