Chapter 15. Connecting Windows Clients to the Server

You've built your server, created users, and shared network resources. Now you need to configure your client systems to connect to the network and use those resources. In this chapter, we'll show you how to set up various client systems with networking components, how to log on to the network, how to find and connect to shared resources, how to manage your passwords, and, when applicable, how to find and connect to Active Directory.

Although most of this book is geared toward the network administrator, this chapter is more for the end users since they'll often be the ones connecting to network resources (and ideally the ones giving themselves new passwords). This chapter, then, is less for the ...

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