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Chapter 7. Networking and Internetworkin... > Mixing and Matching Networks and Oth...

7.4. Mixing and Matching Networks and Other Tricks of the Trade

In the first part of this chapter, networking is broken down into two distinct types: local-area networks (workgroups) and Internet connections. The distinction is less about the technology involved than about the intended use of each type. For example, a single network adapter can handle a workgroup connection and a fast Internet connection simultaneously.

The next few solutions involve some of the more interesting applications of networking, including sharing an Internet connection among all computers in a workgroup and building a workgroup across the Internet.


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