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Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, A (4th Edition)

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1 Answers to Even-numbered Exercises 1. Wub? 2. Which server would you set up to allow users to log in with the same user- name and password on all computers on a LAN? NIS can provide a uniform login, regardless of which system you log in on. 3. ystems. 4. What is a WAP and what does it do? A WAP is a wireless access point; it connects a wireless network to a wired one. 5. Wha l ed? 6. What does a wireless bridge do? A wireless bridge forwards packets between wired and wireless interfaces, eliminating the need for wireless drivers.
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Unformatted text preview: 7. WNIC? 8. What is the private address space? When would you use a private address? The private address space is a set of IP addresses defined by IANA and reserved for private use. You should use private addresses on a LAN for systems that do not connect directly to the Internet. 9. If yo? 10. Which file stores information about which DNS servers the system uses? The /etc/resolv.conf file stores information about which DNS servers the system uses. 17...
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