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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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What's New in Windows 98 Networking

Windows 98 boasts a large number of new networking features and enhancements. Here's a summary:

Novell NetWare 4.x client: Windows 98 includes the full client for NetWare 4.x, including client support Novell Directory Services. I show you how to install and configure this client later in this chapter.

NDIS 5 and ATM support: Windows 98 supports the NDIS 5 network interface, which means Windows 98 can work with Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network adapters, as well as LAN Emulation (LANE) over ATM.

Distributed Common Object Model (DCOM): DCOM extends the Common Object Model (see Chapter 19, “Sharing Data in Windows 98: The Clipboard and OLE”) so that component-based applications can communicate across a network. ...

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