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Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by Uyless Black

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HOUR 13Network Applications

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Location of network applications in OSI model

Groupware concepts

Client and server aspects of groupware

Email and file transfer

In this hour, we move up to Layer 7 of the Internet/OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model and examine common applications that run on computer networks. The focus is on groupware, email, and file transfer services. Be aware that later hours return to Layer 7. The number of protocols and services offered in the OSI application layer could fill thousands of books, such as the one you’re now reading. We concentrate on those software systems that will likely be part of your network. The goal of this hour is to acquaint you with a wide array of fine productivity ...

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