20. Networking


Networking uses wired or wireless connections and network protocols to link your computer to others on a network. Once connected, you can share files, access e-mail, and run special network applications on server computers.

This chapter looks at peer-to-peer networking, which uses the built-in features of Mac OS X to connect to other computers for sharing. It explains how to configure an AirPort base station for use as a networking tool. It also covers some of the advanced network configuration tools available as Mac OS X utilities.

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