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When took a floppy and saved info on it then took that disk and gave it to a recipient. Is call what?pg.250

It is called sneakernet.pg.250

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What is a network?pg250

It links two or more computers together to communicate and share resources.pg250

3

What is (LANs)pg250

Local area networks. It connect computers in a single office or building.pg250

4

What is a (WANs)pg.250

Wide area networks. It expanded the LANs to networks outside local environment and over great distances.pg.250

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What is (PAN)pg.251

Personal area network. It is a very small-scale network designed for a very limited boundary area. ex. bluetooth technology.pg251

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What is (MAN)pg.251

Metropolitan area network. It is bigger than a LAN but smaller than WAN.

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What was the first type of PC local area network(LAN).pg251

ShareNet by Novell. It had both hardware and software components.

8

What is file locking?pg252

Software programs that ran on LAN not capable of being used by more than one user at the same time.pg252

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Wide are networks (WANs), first implemented with mainframes at massive government expense, and can span buildings,states, countries, continental boundaries.TorFpg.252

True.pg252

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PAN is commonly associated with what kind of networks?pg253

Bluetooth.pg253

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What is (WPAN)pg253

Wireless personal area network. It was based on Bluetooth version 1.1pg.253

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What is a Piconet.pg254

It is were a bluetooth-enabled device communicating seven devices.pg254

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What is a Scatternet?254

Two or more piconets linked together.pg254

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What is a (MAN)pg.254

Metropolitan area network. It spans over a city or large campus.pg.254

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What are the three types of components needed for a network.pg254

Servers. Clients or workstations. Resources pg.254

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What are workstations?pg256

The computers on which the network users to do their work.pg256

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What is a (NIC) pg.256

Network Interface Card. It is a special expansion card that allows the PC to talk on a network.pg256

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You need a NIC and a ______ that allows the computer to talk to servers.pg256

Client software.pg.256

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What are network resources?pg257

Any item that can be used on at network.pg.257 ex.printers and other peripherals; disk storage and file access; applications.

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What is a topology?pg.261

It is way of laying out the network. ex. Bus, Star, Ring, Mesh, Hybrid.pg261

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What are workgroups?pg.259

Peer-to-peer networks.pg.259

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What is site license. pg258

The arrangement allowing multiple users to use a single installation of an application.pg258