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

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HOUR 16Microsoft Networking

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

The Microsoft logical network structure

Installing and configuring a Microsoft server

Configuring clients and network protocols

How resources are shared on a Microsoft network

Managing a Microsoft server

The future of Windows Server 2003

Introduction to Windows Server 2008

Although not one of the first big players in the Network Operating System (NOS) market, Microsoft has been in the networking business since the early 1980s. Early networking efforts, such as the development of NetBEUI and OS/2, were collaborative efforts with IBM. LAN Manager was an early effort at Microsoft to develop an NOS.

In 1992, Microsoft launched Microsoft Windows NT (New Technology) Server. ...

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