Network + Vocabulary

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Key Vocabulary


 
  
Created Oct 9, 2009
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10Base-FL
 
An implementation of Ethernet that specifies a 10 Mbps (megabits per second) signaling rate,...
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10Base-T
 
An implementation of Ethernet that specifies a 10 Mbps signaling ratre, baseband signaling,...
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Access Control List (ACL)
 
List of rights that an object has to resources in the network. Also a type of firewall. In...
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Active Directory
 
The replacement for NT Directory Service (NTDS) that is included with Windows 2000 and 2003....
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active hub
 
A hub that is powered and actively regenerates any signal that is received.
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active monitor
 
Used in Token Ring networks, a process that prevents data frames from roaming the ring unchecked....
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adapter
 
Technically, the peripheral hardware that installs into your computer or the software that...
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address
 
Designation to allow PC's to be known by a name or number to other PC's. Addressing allows...
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address record
 
Part of a DNS table that maps an IP address to a domain name. Also known as an A (or host)...
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Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
 
The Network layer protocol that IP uses to ascertain the MAC address of a known IP address...
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ad hoc RF network
 
A network created when two RF-capable devices are brought within transmission range of each...
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Antivirus
 
A category of slftware that uses various methods to eliminate viruses in a computer. It typically...
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AppleShare
 
The Macintosh server implementation of the AppleTalk Filing Protocol (AFP)
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Application layer
 
The seventh layer of the OSI model, it deals with how applications access the network and describes...
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ARP table
 
A table used by the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP). Contains a list of known TCP/IP addresses...
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asymmetrical digital subscriber line (ADSL)
 
An implementation of DSL, where the upload and download speeds are different,
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Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
 
A connection-oriented network archetecture based on broadband ISDN technology that uses constant...
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Attachment Unit Interface (AUI) port
 
Port on some NICs that allows connecting the NiC to different media types by using an external...
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backbone
 
The part of most networks that connects multiple segments together to form a LAN. The backbone...
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backup plan
 
Term used to describe a company's strategy tomake copies of and restore its data in case of...
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backup window
 
The amount of time that an administrator has available to perform a complete, successful backup.
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bandwidth
 
In network communications, the amount of data that can be sent across a wire in a given time....
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baseband
 
A transmission technique in which the signal uses the entire bandwidth of a transmission medium.
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baseline
 
A category of network documentation that indicates how the network normally runs. It includes...
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bearer channel (B channel)
 
The channels in an ISDN line that carry data. Each bearer channel typically has a bandwidth...
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Checksum
 
A hexadecimal value computed from transmitted data that is used in error-checking routines
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circuit switching
 
A switching method where a dedicated connection between the sender and receiver is maintained...
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classful
 
Relates to the default characteristics of and constraints placed on an IP address based on...
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Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
 
The new routing method used by InterNIC to assign IP addresses, CIDR can be described as a...
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client
 
A client is a part of a client/server network. It is the part where the computing is usually...


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