Workgroup (computer networking)
Workgroup is Microsoft's term for peer-to-peer local area network. Computers running Microsoft operating systems in the same workgroup may share files, printers, or Internet connection. Workgroup contrasts with a domain, in which computers rely on centralized authentication.
- Windows for Workgroups – the earliest version of Windows to allow a workgroup
- Windows HomeGroup – a feature introduced in Windows 7 and later removed in Windows 10 v1803 that allows workgroups to share contents more easily
- Browser service – the service enabled 'browsing' all the resources in workgroups
- Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) - IPv6-based dynamic name publication and resolution
- "What Is a Workgroup in Computer Networking?". compnetworking.about.com. Retrieved 2014-04-17.
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