To my knowledge...there is no network server version of XP. The equivalent would be Server 2003. Neither Windows XP Home nor Windows XP Professional are designed to be used as a "server" in a client-server network. However, they can be easily set-up as a peer-to-peer network, and you are free to designate any or all of the workstations on a peer-to-peer network to function as a "file-server"... In other words: choose one of your nodes as the central location for storing files, data, drivers, installation programs, downloads, etc. and share those files with any or all of the remaining workstations. Many networkable programs will function just fine in this arrangement (MS Office, among others). What it lacks is the security features, logon restrictions, etc., etc., that a true client-server network offers. Be aware that Windows XP Home cannot login to a client-server environment (domain). You must have Windows XP Professional in order to be able to login to the server. So, the short answer to your question is: You NEED to purchase Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003 (My recommendation is that you buy 2003... the licence is backward "compatible", so you can always install prior versions of Windows Server software, NT, 2K or whatever, (instead of 2003) if you wanted to, and still be within your licencing agreement.)
Windows Server is an example of a client/server network operating systems and Cisco IOS is an example of a router NOS. There are other network operating systems out there.
Windows 8 is the most current windows client operating system.
RRAS (Routing and Remote Access service)
A computer that manages resources is operating as a server or in a "server mode". If it manages the network itself it is a server with server software, such as a Windows Domain Controller. A client can offer resources to others on the network, and in a sense it is operating in a server mode, but it does not have server software installed on it; it is still a client desktop operating system.
The Windows server OS has the ability to establish and manage a domain network. A Windows client on the other hand can only join such a network but not control it.
an operating system is a individual computer and a network operating system is a group of computers. Many operating systems now can run on standalone computers and also on networked computers. Standalone or generic operating systems are the ones which run on standalone computers like Windows operating system running on a PC. Network operating systems are the ones which run on a server and can be accessed through client machines connected on the network. e.g. Solaris or Linux running on a server can be used as network operating systems. Even there are Windows server operating systems which can be used by clients connected on the network.
The Novell client for Windows is used to connect your Windows XP computer to a Novell NetWare network.
Many operating systems now can run on standalone computers and also on networked computers. Standalone or generic operating systems are the ones which run on standalone computers like Windows operating system running on a PC. Network operating systems are the ones which run on a server and can be accessed through client machines connected on the network. e.g. Solaris or Linux running on a server can be used as network operating systems. Even there are Windows server operating systems which can be used by clients connected on the network. ILYAS MAHIDA
windows xp is a windows based operating system it has no serverbased only have client based desktop supporting operating system.
Windows XP is primarily considered a client operating system, though Windows XP Proessional does provide some types of servers, such as IIS and Telnet.
A network operating system, NOS helps computers act as servers while giving them network operation capabilities user administration, print and file sharing and client server features. Examples of network operating systems are Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Sun Solaris and Novell Netware.
Both. Windows 2000 is available in both server and workstation (client) variants.
Network Operating system or NOS is an OS that allows a system to connect to a network. Such as Novell and Artisoft's LANtastic. In the old days of DOS networking was not a function of the Client OS, you have to also load the NOS to get connected. Now that most Client OS's imbed network connectivity the term is now seldom used.
Answer: Windows Server 2003 is a server operating system that is used to run server computers. Windows Vista is a client operating system.
In a client and server operating system, multiple clients can share resources. Examples of this include Windows Server and Banyan VINES.
The purpose of a computer network is to allow users to share resources located on other computers, to share hardware devices such as printers and fax machines, to allow applications running on different computers to exchange data and to allow users to communicate electronically. A network operating system (NOS) is a special kind of operating system designed to provide networking functionality. A network operating system should support client-server networking, and include all of the programs needed to manage network resources and create a secure network environment. The most widely used network operating systems today include Microsoft Windows Server, Novell Netware, UNIX and Linux. Most network operating systems.
No network requires a Network Operating System (NOS) . They just require network interface hardware and software to use the network to communicate with each other. However, since all modern operating systems also claim to be Network Operating Systems, it doesn't matter. Client or Server Network
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windows operating system most widely used for desktop and laptop computers.windows comes in both client and server version,all of which support networking ,the difference being that the server architecture is designed for dedicated server hardware.although they can easily share their data with other user network,the client versions of windows are geared to running user application.
Simple: in order to have a client-server architecture you need a network. The role of the network is to move data packets between the client and the server. In a client-server architecture the server usually has to manage the network (for example, a domain controller in a Windows environment).
network operating system (NOS)