4th Dimension developers are often called upon to help manage or troubleshoot a client’s network or internetwork. It is important to understand the basic concepts of networking so that installation and operation of 4th Dimension products goes smoothly. This technical note covers LAN Protocols including: media access, transmission method, topologies, and devices.
This is the second of a series of technical notes that cover networking. Before reading this technical note, please read the first of the series, Technical Note 99-28, "Networking I: Open System interconnect (OSI) Reference Model."