Small/Medium Sized Network

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Teddy, Feb 2, 2004.

  1. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    Can anybody help or point me in the direction of some resources about how to set up small to medium sized networks. Somewhere that'll give you an idea of what to put on your 'to do' list so to speak.

    Thanks
     
  2. celticfan11

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    how many PC's ?
     
  3. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    From 8 upwards.
     
  4. celticfan11

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    what kind of setup are you looking for?
    is there going to be alot of file sharing? internet sharing?
    will there be a server?
    what is the point of this network you want to create
     
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    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    I THINK he asked most of the right questions - I could add (maybe) budget?
     
  7. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    Thanks for all the replies...i'll look in to that google link when i get home.

    The point of this network could vary as it depends on what the customer wants and therefore could be any size and with many different requirements. Im really just after some advice or a guide on what things i should be thinking about and what is involved, such as if i was to set up a network what OS's are best, what specs would be advisable for a server etc etc.

    Hope that makes things a bit clearer.
     
  8. blinden

    blinden OSNN Senior Addict

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    nope...

    way to many variables... WAY too many.

    networks are very individual things, changing greatly from one to the next as requirements and budget and such change.
     
  9. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    agreed - but you can read up

    2nd that opinion!

    but maybe you can go here for a tutorial (hope link works - it is to another group's pages on MSN, but they're a nice enough bunch, if slightly less techy than here! :p )
     
  10. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    Yep yep...i know i know..i didnt mean to sound like a complete novice, i was just looking for resources on what things should be considered when setting up a network.

    Thanks all for the help though...i'll be on my way ;)