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by Big Dave / February 28, 2004 12:21 AM PST

Can you create a network though LAN using ip address?

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Re:Quick Question
by Art / February 28, 2004 12:46 AM PST
In reply to: Quick Question

Yes, I believe that is a requirement.

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Re:Quick Question
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 28, 2004 1:11 AM PST
In reply to: Quick Question

No such requirement exists. Examples include the old Microsoft networking and Novell IPX/SPX networking.

Bob

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To get more usable answers, rephrase and explain your question.
by Kees Bakker / February 28, 2004 3:47 AM PST
In reply to: Quick Question

A LAN is a network, so creating a network through LAN is more or less nonsense.
And you create a network using hardware like hubs, switches, NIC's and cables, and software that comes with Windows (or Apple OS, for that matter) or the hardware or that you buy separately. Some of that software uses ip-addresses internally, but you would reference the computer in everyday usage with their name, not with their ip-address, so it's rather an unimportant detail.

HTH,


Kees

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