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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Support Essentials, Second Edition by Kevin M. White

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Lesson 6. Network Configuration

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Understand fundamental TCP/IP network concepts

Configure Mac OS X networking

Manage multiple network interfaces

Identify and resolve network connectivity issues

The capability to share information between computers across a network has always been paramount. During the early years of personal computer development, vendors designed their own proprietary local network systems. Apple was no exception with its implementation of AppleTalk and LocalTalk network standards for file sharing and network printing. Yet, although these vendor-specific technologies were suitable for smaller networks, they didn’t scale very well once customers wanted to create more ...

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