9.2. Installing and Configuring a SOHO Network

This objective tests your knowledge of how to configure a small office or home office (SOHO) network. It deals with issues involving the technology (discussed previously in Chapter 4, "Networking") as well as the basics of installation and configuration.

9.2.1. Critical Information

One of the biggest differences between SOHO networks and larger local area networks (LANs) is the way they connect to the outside world. While a LAN would never connect in today's world through a dial-up connection, it is not impossible to still stumble across such a configuration in a SOHO network.

This section will look at the connection types and possibilities that exist for small networks, as well as some of the ...

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