Chapter 11

File and Print Servers

Access to shared data is an important component of modern business operations, and file servers (servers that provide a location for shared disk access) are among the oldest server types used on computer networks. In this chapter, you will learn about the file server features of Windows Server.

Network users need to store and print data. Historically, local printers were connected directly to users’ computers. In the next phase of printing history, printers were made available on the network, but they were managed through internal management interfaces. Now, in modern networks based on Windows, centralized printer management can be implemented by configuring Windows print servers. Going beyond this, users can ...

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