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Chapter 16. Networking > Basic Networking Terms

Basic Networking Terms

Before I explain how to use your Mac on a network, let me take a moment or two to introduce and define some of the networking terminology used throughout this chapter. You’ll find these words used again and again whenever you deal with networking features.

AppleTalk

AppleTalk is a networking protocol used by Macintosh computers to communicate over a network. It’s the software that makes networking work. Fortunately, it’s not something extra you have to buy—it’s part of Mac OS X.


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