3.2 Network

This section describes the following:

Map Network Drive

Map Network Drive — A Mapped Drive is typically a place on a network's server hard drive that has been created or designated as a shared folder and assigned a local drive letter.

The drive has been awarded with specific permissions of use as the folder will store information for particular users or groups.

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View Network Status

View Network Status — ipconfig (IP Configuration) in Windows is a utility to print the local computer's current network configuration and to control the Windows Service that acts as its DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) Client. DHCP is a set of rules used by communications devices such as a computer, router or network adapter to allow the device to request and obtain an IP address from a server which has a list of addresses available for assignment.

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Network Configurator

Network Configurator — In computer networking, the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) is the method for finding the host's hardware address when only its network layer address is known. Use the Network Configurator utility to configure IP and Windows firewall settings.

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Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Desktop Connection — Being the integral part of Microsoft Terminal Services, you can use this utility to allow a remote user to take control of your computer (Remote Desktop). Microsoft provides the client software Remote Desktop Connection for most Windows operating systems that allows users to connect and work with a remote server running Terminal Services.

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Boot Disk Network Utilities

Boot Disk Network Utilities