7.1. Task 7.1: Configuring Internet Access

Internet access is an integral part of business and the workplace. While configuring a client for Internet access may not be the most exciting part of the day, it is a common task of the IT professional.

The Internet can be accessed through several methods:

Modem

This connection method allows you to connect a single computer to the Internet.

LAN

This connection method allows you to connect multiple computers to the Internet.

Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)

This connection allows all the computers in the network to share the Internet connection of one computer.

NOTE

ICS will be discussed in task 7.4.

The most common way to establish a connection by modem or LAN is by using the Internet Connection ...

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