The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 6

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Token Ring) LANs resulting in the capture of a much larger market share." These conclusions were largely based on assumptions, at the time, that growth in the marketplace will come largely in LANs based on international standards In 1987 it was said, "throughout the 1990s we should anticipate that there will be a growth in 802.3 Ethernet) and 802.5

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 3

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Even though the earliest LANs were of this genre, by 1989 it appeared that they were on the way out. We will take a close look at peer-to-peer LANs at a deeper level in some future posts By 1992, however, new life had been breathed into peer-to-peer networking by both Novell and Microsoft, along with the popularity of Artisoft's LANtastic.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 10

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In the past, if we wished to attach some other random LAN to this system, we typically needed a gateway to perform protocol conversion from whatever the LAN was using (assuming that it was not running the same DECnet protocol) to the DECnet protocols

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 12

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the network system calls then provided under interrupt 21H gave all suppliers of network software the capability to standardize at least some of the access to LAN hardware. Most manufacturers of LAN software had announced or implemented support of NETBIOS for IBM LANs When DOS was extended in Version 3.1,

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 7

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The fileservers were usually high-performance PCs running under some operating system that allows multiple activities to take place concurrently. Two approaches have been taken by NOS manufacturers

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 11

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The NETwork Basic Input Output System (NET-BIOS) was introduced at the same time IBM announced the PC Network in 1984. The network microcode was the foundation for program control of the IBM LANs; it resides in ROM on the Adapter Card, on diskette, or on the PC's motherboard

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 8

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In addition to the network architectures mentioned above, other protocol or protocol-like issues were of great importance

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 5

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In general, pipes are software developers' tools for easily creating communications routines in software without having to explicitly control and issue commands to the communications hardware

The LAN: A History Network Operating Systems Part 1

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Under the best of circumstances, the end-user should not even know that a network exists. If he wishes to do something simple, like copy a file from one place to another, it should be possible to use something like the old MS/DOS copy command and simply type: COPY c:mydata.dat p:yourdata.dat.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 2

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Before proceeding further, a brief comment on the use of the terms "proprietary" and "open system" is probably in order

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 4

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The approaches to integrated networking implemented by Banyan and Novell are difficult to match to the OSI model as well. The architectures presented in this series of posts were changing rapidly during the times that these platforms were in use, so they often differed from what you actually bought in a given product release

Accessing Other Networks in the Early Years

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The network operating system or other networking software could make moving from one PC LAN to another either simple or complicated

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Cisco patches Equation group exploit in IOS, IOS XE and IOS XR devices

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Cisco Systems has patched a vulnerability similar to one exploited by a cyberespionage group believed to be linked to the U.S. The vulnerability affects networking devices running Cisco's IOS, IOS XE and IOS XR operating systems that process IKEv1 (Internet Key Exchange version 1) packets. National Security Agency.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

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While you can most likely do a factory reset to bring back WHS v1 and get access to your data on other disks in the system, I don’t cover that detail on this blog, and don’t recommend taking that sort of risk with your data. The test system ran into another problem.