Lan Manager


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Lan Manager

(operating system)
Microsoft's OS/2-based network operating system. Developed in conjunction with 3Com, Lan Manager runs as a task under OS/2. Because of this, a file server may concurrently be used for other tasks, such as database services. It offers good mulitasking.

LAN Manager

(1) An earlier network operating system from Microsoft that ran as a server application under OS/2. Supporting DOS, Windows and OS/2 clients, LAN Manager was superseded by Windows NT Server, and parts of LAN Manager were used in Windows NT and 2000. See LAN Server.

(2) (Local Area Network manager) See network administrator.
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