3. Connecting Your Mac to a Network

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In this chapter, you learn how to get your Mac online, including tasks like:

Connecting to wired networks

Connecting to secure wireless networks

→ Configuring network address, DNS, and routing information

→ Verifying network connections

→ Creating VPN connections

Managing multiple connections with Locations

Being connected to a network gives you access to information, files, and services such as email or the Web. Your Mac comes with the latest networking technology—802.11ac Wi-Fi and gigabit Ethernet, making it a snap to connect to existing wired or wireless networks.

In this chapter, we explore the connection ...

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