NC State provides services and networks to connect its users to the campus computing system using wired and wireless connections. This network provides access to the following areas:

  • Web-based Services
  • Unix/Linux Applications
  • Virtual Computing Lab
  • Secure File Transfer

Any of these resources can be accessed from any machine or operating system, regardless of geographical location, via the Internet.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciate Networking Mediums, Topologies, and necessary Hardware
  • Distinguish between traditional and peer-to-peer views of the Client/Server Relationship
  • Understand and use SSH and X Protocol technologies to access applications remotely