Chapter 16. Setting Up and Administering a Small Network
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to:
Put together the hardware requirements for a network.
Configure each network computer.
Set up Internet Connection Sharing.
Access network resources.
Connect to a remote computer’s registry.
Safely share your computer’s resources on the network.
If you have multiple computers in your home or small office, you’ve probably run into one or more of the following problems:
In many cases, it’s just not economically feasible to supply each computer with its own complete set of peripherals. Printers, for example, are a crucial part of the computing equation—when you need them. If someone needs a printer only a couple of times a week, it’s hard to justify shelling out ...