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Networking Fundament

Abbreviations

TermDefinition
AAL ATM adaptation layer
API Application Program Interface
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ATM ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSFER MODE
B-ISDN BROADBAND ISDN
CLP CELL LOSS PRIORITY
DNS DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM
FTP FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL
HTTP HYPERTEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL
IANA INTERNET ASSIGNED NUMBERS AUTHORITY
ICT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
IEEE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS
IETF INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE
IP INTERNET PROTOCOL
IPV4 INTERNET PROTOCOL VERSION 4
ISDN INTEGRATED SERVICES DIGITAL NETWORK
ISO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION
ISP INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER
ITU-T INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION - TELECOMMUNICATION STANDARDIZATION SECTOR
LAN LOCAL AREA NETWORK
OSI OPEN SYSTEMS INTERCONNECTION
POTS PLAIN OLD TELEPHONE SERVICE
PPP POINT-TO-POINT PROTOCOL
RFC REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
RTP REAL-TIME TRANSPORT PROTOCOL
SAP SERVICE ACCESS POINT
SDH SYNCHRONOUS DIGITAL HIERARCHY
TCP TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL
UDP USER DATAGRAM PROTOCOL
URL UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATION
WWW WORLD WIDE WEB
SSL SECURE SOCKET LAYER
SSH SECURE SHELL
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is a network? A network is a collection of devices and end systems. Networks consist of computers, servers, and network devices, such as switches, routers, wireless access points, and firewalls that are interconnected, communicating with each other and sharing resou
What for major categories make up the physical components of a network? The four major categories found in networks are Endpoints: devices receive data and are endpoints of the network. PCs, servers, laptops, tablets, etc. Interconnections: provide a means for data to travel across the network. network interface cards
What are the four major resources that are shared on a computer network? The four major resources that are shared on a computer network are as follows: Data and applications: Consist of computer data and network-aware applications such as e-mail Resources: Include input and output devices such as cameras and printers
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