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Uploaded on Feb 16, 2011
Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: April 1, 2010 Length of Class: 37 Minutes Tracks
Introduction to Servers Introduction to File Sharing Purpose of Class
This class explains the use of workgroups and considerations that should be taken for deploying them in the real world. Topics Covered
Definition of a Workgroup Why Workgroups are Useful Requirements to Setup a Workgroup Class Notes
Define a Workgroup All computers control their own security A way to logically divide computers into groups on a network Why use a Workgroup Deploy a "quasi" server by using a normal workstation computer to share files, printers or web applications. You do not need to spend a lot of money on a "real" server The Network Setup Wizard and Requirements Network setup wizards automatically setup everything on a Windows computer to allow it to become part of a workgroup. Every Windows edition uses a different wizard to do this All updates should be done on computers NDP -- Network Discovery Protocol is used to see and be seen on a network Firewall Permissions can block file and print sharing File and Print Sharing service is used to share files and printers File or Folder has to be shared for people to gain access to it. Resources
Network Setup Wizard for Windows XP Windows Vista Networking Create a Homegroup on Windows 7 Generic Way to Join a Workgroup