70 relations: Address Resolution Protocol, ARPA Host Name Server Protocol, Banyan VINES, Boot Service Discovery Protocol, Booting, Bootstrap Protocol, Broadcasting (networking), Campus network, Cisco Systems, Client–server model, Communication protocol, Comparison of DHCP server software, Connectionless communication, DD-WRT, Default gateway, DHCPD, Domain name, Domain Name System, Ethernet, Extensible Authentication Protocol, Fault tolerance, Finger protocol, Home network, HTTP cookie, IEEE 802.1X, Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet Relay Chat, Internet service provider, IP address, IPv4, IPv6, Link-local address, Linksys, Local area network, MAC address, Magic cookie, Man-in-the-middle attack, Merit Network, Name server, NetBoot, NetIQ eDirectory, Network administrator, Network Information Service, Network News Transfer Protocol, Network Time Protocol, Octet (computing), Peg DHCP, Post Office Protocol, Preboot Execution Environment, ..., Protocol for Carrying Authentication for Network Access, Residential gateway, Reverse Address Resolution Protocol, Rogue DHCP, Router (computing), Sams Publishing, Search domain, Server (computing), Set-top box, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, Time server, Tz database, UDP Helper Address, Unicast, User Datagram Protocol, Variable-length code, Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol, World Wide Web, X Window System, Zero-configuration networking. Expand index (20 more) » « Shrink index
The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a communication protocol used for discovering the link layer address, such as a MAC address, associated with a given network layer address, typically an IPv4 address.
The ARPA Host Name Server Protocol (NAMESERVER), is an obsolete network protocol used in translating a host name to an Internet address.
Banyan VINES was a network operating system developed by Banyan Systems for computers running AT&T's UNIX System V. VINES is an acronym for Virtual Integrated NEtwork Service.
Boot Service Discovery Protocol (BSDP) is an Apple-developed, standards-conforming extension of DHCP.
In computing, booting is starting up a computer or computer appliance until it can be used.
The Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) is a computer networking protocol used in Internet Protocol networks to automatically assign an IP address to network devices from a configuration server.
In computer networking, telecommunication and information theory, broadcasting is a method of transferring a message to all recipients simultaneously.
A campus network, campus area network, corporate area network or CAN is a computer network made up of an interconnection of local area networks (LANs) within a limited geographical area.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products.
The client–server model is a distributed application structure that partitions tasks or workloads between the providers of a resource or service, called servers, and service requesters, called clients.
In telecommunication, a communication protocol is a system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.
The following comparison of DHCP and DHCPv6 server compares general and technical information for a number of DHCP server software programs.
Connectionless communication, often referred to as CL-mode communication,Information Processing Systems - Open Systems Interconnection, "Transport Service Definition - Addendum 1: Connectionless-mode Transmission", International Organization for Standardization, International Standard 8072/AD 1, December 1986.
DD-WRT is Linux-based firmware for wireless routers and access points.
A default gateway is the node in a computer network using the Internet Protocol Suite that serves as the forwarding host (router) to other networks when no other route specification matches the destination IP address of a packet.
dhcpd (an abbreviation for "DHCP daemon") is the name of this DHCP server program that operates as a daemon on a server to provide Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) service to a network.
A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network.
Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).
Extensible Authentication Protocol, or EAP, is an authentication framework frequently used in wireless networks and point-to-point connections.
Fault tolerance is the property that enables a system to continue operating properly in the event of the failure (or one or more faults within) some of its components.
In computer networking, the Name/Finger protocol and the Finger user information protocol are simple network protocols for the exchange of human-oriented status and user information.
A home network or home area network (HAN) is a type of computer network that facilitates communication among devices within the close vicinity of a home.
An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer by the user's web browser while the user is browsing.
IEEE 802.1X is an IEEE Standard for port-based Network Access Control (PNAC).
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is a function of ICANN, a nonprofit private American corporation that oversees global IP address allocation, autonomous system number allocation, root zone management in the Domain Name System (DNS), media types, and other Internet Protocol-related symbols and Internet numbers.
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an application layer protocol that facilitates communication in the form of text.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) is the fourth version of the Internet Protocol (IP).
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.
In a computer network, a link-local address is a network address that is valid only for communications within the network segment (link) or the broadcast domain that the host is connected to.
Linksys is an American company selling data networking hardware products mainly to home users and small businesses.
A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.
A media access control address (MAC address) of a device is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller (NIC) for communications at the data link layer of a network segment.
In computing, a magic cookie, or just cookie for short, is a token or short packet of data passed between communicating programs, where the data is typically not meaningful to the recipient program.
In cryptography and computer security, a man-in-the-middle attack (MITM) is an attack where the attacker secretly relays and possibly alters the communication between two parties who believe they are directly communicating with each other.
Merit Network, Inc., is a nonprofit member-governed organization providing high-performance computer networking and related services to educational, government, health care, and nonprofit organizations, primarily in Michigan.
A name server is a computer application that implements a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service.
NetBoot is a technology from Apple which enables Macs with capable firmware (i.e. New World ROM) to boot from a network, rather than a local hard disk or optical disc drive.
eDirectory is an X.500-compatible directory service software product from NetIQ.
A network administrator is the person designated in an organization whose responsibility includes maintaining computer infrastructures with emphasis on networking.
The Network Information Service, or NIS (originally called Yellow Pages or YP), is a client–server directory service protocol for distributing system configuration data such as user and host names between computers on a computer network.
The Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) is an application protocol used for transporting Usenet news articles (netnews) between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications.
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a networking protocol for clock synchronization between computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks.
The octet is a unit of digital information in computing and telecommunications that consists of eight bits.
Peg DHCP is a method defined in RFC 2322 to assign IP addresses in a context where regular DHCP wouldn't work.
In computing, the Post Office Protocol (POP) is an application-layer Internet standard protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a server in an Internet Protocol (IP) network.
In computing, the Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE, sometimes pronounced as pixie) specification describes a standardized client-server environment that boots a software assembly, retrieved from a network, on PXE-enabled clients.
PANA (Protocol for Carrying Authentication for Network Access) is an IP-based protocol that allows a device to authenticate itself with a network to be granted access.
In telecommunications networking, a residential gateway (more commonly known as a home router or home gateway) is a device that allows a local area network (LAN) to connect to a wide area network (WAN) via a modem.
The Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP) is an obsolete computer networking protocol used by a client computer to request its Internet Protocol (IPv4) address from a computer network, when all it has available is its link layer or hardware address, such as a MAC address.
A rogue DHCP server is a DHCP server on a network which is not under the administrative control of the network staff.
A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks.
Sams Publishing is dedicated to the publishing of technical training manuals and is an imprint of Pearson plc, the global publishing and education company.
A search domain is a domain used as part of a domain search list.
In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called "clients".
A set-top box (STB) or set-top unit (STU) (one type also colloquially known as a cable box) is an information appliance device that generally contains a TV-tuner input and displays output to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that then be displayed on the television screen or other display device.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (email) transmission.
A time server is a server computer that reads the actual time from a reference clock and distributes this information to its clients using a computer network.
The tz database is a collaborative compilation of information about the world's time zones, primarily intended for use with computer programs and operating systems.
A UDP Helper Address is a special router configuration used to forward broadcast network traffic from a client machine on one subnet to a server in another subnet.
200px In computer networking, unicast refers to a one-to-one transmission from one point in the network to another point; that is, one sender and one receiver, each identified by a network address.
In computer networking, the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is one of the core members of the Internet protocol suite.
In coding theory a variable-length code is a code which maps source symbols to a variable number of bits.
The Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol (WPAD) is a method used by clients to locate the URL of a configuration file using DHCP and/or DNS discovery methods.
The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.
The X Window System (X11, or shortened to simply X) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.
Zero-configuration networking (zeroconf) is a set of technologies that automatically creates a usable computer network based on the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) when computers or network peripherals are interconnected.