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Network+ Training Guide by Mike Harwood, Drew Bird

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Introduction to Network Operating Systems

  • Identify the basic capabilities (i.e., client support, interoperability, authentication, file and print services, application support, and security) of the following server operating systems:

    • Unix/Linux

    • NetWare

    • Windows

    • Macintosh

Early network operating systems provided very few network services, such as file and printer sharing. Today's network operating systems offer a far broader range of network services; some of these services are used in almost every network environment and others are used in only a few.

Despite the complexity of operating systems, the basic function and purpose of a network operating system is straightforward: to provide services to the network. Network operating systems provide several ...

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