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client machine

A user's computer. Contrast with server. See client and client download.
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* The XML file is then transmitted by the client machine and passes through the local firewall system to the local network router in the bottom tier.
Since most security labs typically require one client machine (or machine needed for a significant modification or scanning other machines) and multiple machines providing a set of functions and services for the client machine.
This has the appeal of reducing the resource burden greatly, as the IT staff no longer needs to install from CDs on multiple client machines.
A big issue is whether the data being mined will remain in one's own data warehouses or be migrated to a specialized data mining application server or client machine. The primary vendors can often offer better facilities for integrating either home-grown or third-party algorithms into their platforms.
Even if the client machine is equipped with virus protection and the VPN client software includes a firewall component, these have to be installed properly, and updated regularly.
Figure 7 shows a breakdown of SMB operations generated between a client machine running NetBench and a CIFS server.
In this event, however, the owner of this particular client machine was logged off and at home, thus prompting a notification to the local CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) for follow-up.
Note that to get this product up and running, you need to install it both on your host and client machine. With GoToMyPC, this is not an issue, However, as a stand-alone solution it has more security issues than the other products we're recommending.
It can be automatically installed on the client machine, so that users over dial up connections do not have to download the applet each time they want to access the host.
If the server will also be used as a client machine, Excel 97 (Service Packs 1 and 2), Excel 2000 or Excel XP must also be installed.

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