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IPT: Network Services

posted Mar 15, 2009, 9:19 PM by Eddie Woo   [ updated Mar 15, 2009, 9:29 PM ]
Answer the following questions in a new classwork post:
  1. What exactly is a network service?
  2. Provide some examples of network services, and explain why it is particularly useful to have these services available on a given network.
  3. Explain why network services necessitate an address system on a network.
  4. What is DHCP, and how does it relate to network services?
  5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of running an application server, where programs (such as Microsoft Office or PhotoShop) are accessed by client computers?
  6. Describe the main features (i.e. records, fields, attributes etc.) of a relational database that stores the user accounts for a network.
  7. Describe the problems that might arise in a network that did not have any system of user accounts.