Networking Beyond Connecting to the Internet

  • Scott Mayers
  • Mike Lee


Earlier in this book (Chapter 8) we discussed the basics of connecting to a network with the goal of connecting to the Internet. For many people, that was all the networking knowledge one would need; however, Mac OS X being Mac OS X, it has lots of networking power for those who want or need it. In this chapter we are going to
  • Provide a basic overview of networking and network terminology

  • Look at some advanced networking options offered on the Network System Preference pane

  • Explore additional networking tools offered by Mac OS X, including Network Utility and AirPort Utility


Medium Access Control Transmission Control Protocol Network Interface Network Utility User Datagram Protocol 


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© Scott Meyers and Mike Lee 2011

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  • Scott Mayers
  • Mike Lee

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