Many small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) often outgrow simple sharing of resources withnetworked PCs but don't know when or how to upgrade to a more robust system. In this class, you'lldetermine if your business is ready for a client/server network. You'll also learn how to select andconfigure a variety of servers to provide file and print, database, email and web services.
Why do you need a server?1.This lesson will introduce you to client/server networks and cover thecomponents: workstations, servers and network operating systems. You'll takea look at retail and open source operating systems and learn which servers arepopular with SMBs and why.Selecting a server 2.In this lesson, you'll learn how to determine which software, hardware andbackup solutions meet your needs, and how to make smart purchasingdecisions. This lesson will focus on hardware by HP and operating systems byMicrosoft®.Configuring file and print sharing3.File and print sharing is the most common server role in most organizations. Inthis lesson, you'll learn how to configure a file and print server. You'll alsounderstand the benefits of having a file and print server on your businessnetwork.Configuring a database server 4.In this lesson, you'll learn what a database is, and why you need a server tohost a database on your network. You'll also learn how to configure a databaseserver and understand the benefits of managing a database server in your owncompany.Configuring an email server 5.This lesson describes how various email servers interact to send and receiveemail. You'll learn how to select an email application for your business,configure an email server and secure the system you put in place.Configuring a web server 6.Websites are an essential part of doing business today; some companieswouldn't exist without them. In this lesson, you'll learn what a web server is, howit works, how to configure one and how it can benefit your company.
Why do you need a server?
This lesson will introduce you to client/server networks and cover the components: workstations, servers andnetwork operating systems. You'll take a look at retail and open source operating systems and learn whichservers are popular with SMBs and why.
This class is a beginner's guide to small and medium-size business (SMB)server systems. You start by learning about network server hardware, softwareand peripherals in general terms. Later lessons focus on specific features thatfit within a small business.Throughout this class, we provide Flash examples. To view theseexamples, you need the Adobe Flash Player
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