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LAN Operating Systems Scenario2

LAN Operating Systems Scenario2 - P2P connections 3 Client...

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LAN Operating Systems 1 LAN Operating Systems Scenario IT 240
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LAN Operating Systems 2 Scenario: 1. In this situation I would have set up a small LAN which would consist of several computers (10), and a file server. With a business of this size I think that I would use an intranet to keep the data corralled. This would also make it easier to monitor traffic and allow more users to have access and to assign security clearances for certain employees. 2. A peer to peer network also known as P2P is a network that consists of a computers that act as servers and clients in that they can send and receive. The computers can request and facilitate requests individually. Each computer becomes a node. Each computer must use the same networking program which is designed to allow the P2P connection. Also each computer must have the IP addresses of the other computers on the network. Gnutella is popular software for
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Unformatted text preview: P2P connections. 3. Client – server networks, or TCP/IP network, consist of one ore more servers which facilitate the requests of any number of clients. The server can share the services of multiple client programs. Servers are perfect for file sharing and print sharing. Our internet browsers act as the client programs which request services from the Web server or HTTP server. Centralized servers are great for holding large amounts of data that can be accessed by all of the clients. In certain settings the server can backup all of the data that would otherwise be held on a client computer. This helps to eliminate the sometimes clumsy human errors that occur on personal or workstations. Centralized servers keep data safe and contained....
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