Unformatted text preview: Describe the function and characteristics of a network operating system (NOS). (Minimum word count: 100) A network operating system can run and manage a network for multiple computers. Unlike a typical OS, a NOS consist of both a server and a client instead of just a client. This way multiple clients can have access to the same information that lives on just one server. For example, in an office setting one person can make changes to a file and the rest of their co-workers will see these changes the next time they open that file off of the server. It also makes it so that multiple clients can have access to the same printer servers and share internet access. A NOS also implements network security. 2. Match each term below with the correct definition. Answer: 1 – C 2 - E 3 - D 4 - A 5 - B...
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- Spring '11
- Computer network, Word Count, Local area network, Local area networks, main architectural components