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Network Tools

Networking relates to how your computer interacts with other computers. The items in this section include setup assistants for various network-able devices, as well as utilities for storing and looking up network information. These applications are more advanced than those in the previous sections, and their use is described only briefly here. However, if you are interested in learning more, you may want to pick up a copy of Mac OS X Tiger Unleashed, which discusses them thoroughly.

AirPort Admin Utility and AirPort Setup Assistant

In Chapter 13 you learned that one option for networking was a wireless connection called AirPort. Although at that time we talked about connecting to an existing AirPort network, the AirPort Admin Utility and the AirPort Setup Assistant are used to set up the wireless base station that conveys a wireless signal to computers.


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