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Wide Area Networks

What is a WAN?

An internetwork of networks

Remote Access
Remote Control: the remote user "takes over the keyboard" of a computer on the LAN.
Remote Node: the remote computer is connected to the LAN as if it were a node on the LAN.

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Updated June 8, 1998