Chapter 8

Managing the Network

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Get the Media Access Control Information
  • Interact with the Network Using the Net Utility
    • Manage Users
    • Manage Accounts
    • Manage Domains and Local Groups
    • Manage Computers
    • View and Close Sessions
    • Perform Server Configuration
    • View Workstation Configuration
    • Manage Services
    • Manage Files
    • Obtain Help for the Net Utility
    • Manage Print Jobs
    • Manage Resources
    • Obtain Statistics
    • Configure Time Synchronization

Entire books are written about network management because networks are incredibly complex. An administrator must consider the network hardware, protocols, operating systems, peripheral devices, application software, and services. In fact, some services, such as Exchange Server, require ...

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