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LAN Operating Systems

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Read the three scenarios below, then answer the questions that follow each scenario in 200 to 300 words total.

1. You are the network administrator for a new company that has 10 users and plans to add five more users within a year. The files need to be accessed by all 10 users and each user must have different security rights. What kind of network would you install and how would the pieces and components of this network relate to each other? Define each component.

2. You are the network administrator for a company that has a peer-to-peer network. How would the pieces and components of this network relate to each other? Define all of the components of this type of network.

3. You are the administrator of a client-server environment. What kind of network would you install and how would the pieces and components of this network relate to each other? Define each component of a typical client-server environment.

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Question
You are the network administrator for a new company that has 10 users and plans to add five more users within a year. The files need to be accessed by all 10 users and each user must have different security rights. What kind of network would you install and how would the pieces and components of this network relate to each other? Define each component.
Answer
In such cases, you must install a network involving a server. Server helps in providing/setting security settings on various clients associated to it. So, the components involved are described below.
You need the following components to make it work:
1. A server/Domain Controller.
2. Some client machines/computers/workstations. (In this case initially 10)
3. Switch/Mini Routers/Hub (Better to use switch in this case)
4. Ethernet Cables
5. Network Adapters
6. Server: Windows 2003 Operating system
The server will act as a domain controller, that is, it will control the complete network and it will be the place where all the data will be stored. The server will have the ability to assign rights to the users that is which user can only read file, which can modify also and such things. It will provide ...

Solution Summary

LAN operating systems are examined. The expert reads three scenarios for network administrators.

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