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Guide to Networking Essentials Fifth Edition Chapter 9 Understanding Complex Networks
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 2 Objectives Explain how to implement a multivendor network environment Discuss the differences between centralized and client/server computing Define the client/server networking environment Discuss the basics of Web-based computing environments
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 3 Implementing Multivendor Solutions For a multivendor environment to work effectively, server’s OS, clients’ OSs, and redirectors must be compatible Different OSs use different methods to access files across a network: CIFS, SMB, NFS, AFP, NCP Two basic ways to get the file systems from different OSs to communicate: from the client end and from the server end Depends on which vendors’ products to interconnect
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 4 Client-Based Solutions
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 5 Client-Based Solutions (continued)
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 6 Client-Based Solutions (continued)
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 7 Server-Based Solutions To implement a server-based multivendor solution , software must be loaded on the server to provide services for a particular client If a Windows Server 2003 network includes Macintosh hosts, the administrator can add Services for Macintosh to any of the Windows server OSs Windows Server 2003 NOSs include this service Then, Macintosh clients can connect to resources on the Windows server Similarly, Windows servers can be outfitted with Windows Services for Unix
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 8 Vendor Options Many NOSs are available from vendors such as Sun, SCO, and IBM This chapter focuses on the four most popular PC operating system product vendors: Microsoft, Linux, Novell, and Apple In an effort to ease connectivity between different NOSs, these companies include utilities in their OSs to allow simple connectivity between clients and servers from different vendors
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 9 Microsoft Redirector All Windows OSs, starting with Windows for Workgroups, include the Microsoft redirector, Client for Microsoft Networks Designed to access CIFS or SMB-based file systems across a network Installing the OS installs the redirector automatically The server component (File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks), used for sharing files and printers via CIFS or SMB, is installed automatically Allows users of Windows PCs to easily share their own files and printers with other network users
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Guide to Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition 10 Microsoft in a Novell Network To connect a Windows client to a Novell NetWare network running IPX/SPX, NWLink and Client Service for NetWare (CSNW) must be loaded on that Windows machine To connect a Windows Server 2003 system to a NetWare network, NWLink and Gateway Service
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course CTEC 150 taught by Professor Huffman during the Spring '10 term at Angelina College.

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