Connect to the Internet via ADSL Broadband or 2G/3G/4G/EVDO or Wi-Fi Network

Internet is the world’s largest Wide Area Network (WAN). To get connected to the Internet we need to have an Internet connection. We can get Internet connection through a ADSL broadband, dial-up, Wi-Fi, GSM/UMTS (3G)/LTE (4G)/EVDO or even a TV cable Internet connection. After get an internet connection, we should follow the steps as below to actually get connected to the Internet from different OSes. Continue reading “Connect to the Internet via ADSL Broadband or 2G/3G/4G/EVDO or Wi-Fi Network”

Join Server 2008 Domain from XP, Win 7, Win 8, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Join a Domain / Connecting Client Machines to the Server

In a client-server setup, to connect client nodes to the server, we have to join the domain we’ve created earlier in Windows Server 2008 here. We will join the same domain we’ve created from different OSes like Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. Please note, you cannot join a domain from a Windows 7/8 Home Edition, so we must have Professional/Ultimate/Enterprise edition of these two OSes. To cfigure Windows Server 2008 for a Active Directory, please see this article: http://w3epic.com/configure-windows-server-2008-client-server-network/

In this article, you will find:

  • How to Join a Windows Server 2008 Active Domain from Windows XP
  • How to Join a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain from Windows 7 (Professional/Ultimate/Enterprise)
  • How to Join a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain from Windows 8 (Professional/Ultimate/Enterprise)
  • How to Join a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain from Ubuntu 12.04

Scroll below to see one by one.

Continue reading “Join Server 2008 Domain from XP, Win 7, Win 8, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS”

How to Configure Windows Server 2008 (Client-Server Network)

In a Client-Server network, basically one computer is the server and other computers are called nodes. The server computer have controls over nodes, it can restrict access of nodes. You can see a typical client-server model from wikipedia.

We will be using Windows Server 2008 to setup the server. We will be using one machine with Windows XP, one with Windows 7, one with Windows 8 and one with Ubuntu 12.04 as client nodes. Connections will be made using regular switch, hub and LAN cable. We will use w3epic.com as the domain name here. We’ll discuss joining different client machines with different OSes with this server we are about to configure in another topic. Continue reading “How to Configure Windows Server 2008 (Client-Server Network)”