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14.1.2 Initial Tests

Before we start, some information is needed about the two computers to be used if not already known. First is the IP address of the Server which can be found by using ifconfig, or by pinging the intended client.

[paul@Talia paul]$ ping 
PING ( from : 56(84) bytes of data. 
64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=255 time=87 usec

Using ping has the dual purpose of checking the network is operating and also provides the IP addresses of the two computers to be used. From the above, the EMC server will be at, and the client at

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