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Click to edit Master subtitle style Todd Lammle’s CompTIA Network+ Chapter 1:Introduction to Networks Instructor: enter your name here
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Networks The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter: 2.3 Identify common physical network topologies Star Mesh Bus Ring Point to point Point to multipoint Hybrid 2.7 Explain common logical network topologies and their characteristics Peer to peer Client/server VPN VLAN 2
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What is a Network? 3 In the computer world, the term network means two or more connected computers that can share resources like data and applications, office machines, an Internet connection, or some combination of these.
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What is a LAN? 4 A local area network (LAN) is usually restricted to spanning a particular geographic location
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Let’s connect these LAN’s together… 5
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Hosts/Workstations communicate to a Server 6 The term host is used to describe pretty much anything that takes an IP address. You also see that the hosts can access the servers across the network—pretty much the general idea of having a network.
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What is a Virtual LAN (VLAN)?
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  • Spring '10
  • NA
  • Computer network, Network topology, physical network topologies, logical network topologies, Client/server VPN VLAN

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