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Network Services

Midterm

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What are three elements of network management? Security, Performance and Reliability - Slide 6
What is the difference between a Manager and an Agent? An agent is narrowly focused on a single device. A manager polls multiple agents and can react to several agents - Slide 10
What is an MIB? Management Information Database
What are management Proxies? An entity that provides management information behalf of other entities.
What is SNMP? Simple Network Message Protocol - Slide 14
Why would you do a network audit? To define what is normal for the network - Slide 4
What is a baseline? Baseline describes the normal status on the network and provides a reference point. - Slides 5 and 16
Five types of audits: Inventory Audit, Facility Audit, Operational Audit, Efficiency Audit and Security Audit.
Inventory Audit: Enumerates networking equipment, should be done on site and before network devices are operational
Facility Audit: Tracks which network devices are placed where. Should be done in conjunction with an Inventory Audit.
Operation Audit: Accounts for daily network operations including overall utilization, collisions and other mistakes. Requires the creation of a baseline.
Efficiency Audit: Evaluates the network media, costs and people using the network. Index cost over time.
Security Audit: Ongoing, determines best-defense/business continuity/backsups/virus scanning, backups, disaster recovery, passwords, etc.
What is an EMI? ElectroMagnetic Interference
What is RFI? Radio Frequency Interference
What is SOAP? Simple Object Access Protocol
What is NFS? Network File System
What is a RFC? Request For Comments
What is CIFS? Common Internet File System
What is SMB the same as? NTFS
What does SMB stand for? Server Message Block
What is SAMBA? UNIX applications that speak SMB protocol
What is SMBD? Server Message Block Daemon
What is NMBD? NetBIOS Message Block Daemon
What is SFU? Services For Unix
What does SAN stand for? Storage Area Network
What does NAS stand for? Network Attached Storage
What does DAS stand for? Direct Attached Storage
What does SCSI stand for? Small Computer System Interface
What is a Fibre Channel? The same as Fiber Optic Cables, transmitting data between devices at 1 GBps.
What is an iSCSI? Technology that allows data to be transported to and from storage devices over an IP network.
What is the difference between PostScript and PCL? Postscript is the de facto print standard in the UNIX community.
What is a WinPrinter? A printer where the vendor only provides Windows Drivers.
What is CUPS? Common Unix Printing System
What is Raster Graphics? Graphics produced by grouping pixels
What is Vector Graphics? Images produced by using mathematically generated points, lines and shapes.
What does BIND stand for? Berkely Internet Name Domain.
What is a purpose of using a PROXY server? An intermediate that sits between an application and a real server.
What is a FIREWALL? System designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.
Name three techniques used by firewalls. Packet filter, Application gateway, stateful inspection.
What is IP spoofing? technique used to gain unauthorized access to computers with an IP address indicating that the message is coming from a trusted host.
What does DMZ stand for? De-Militarized Zone
What is a gateway? combination of hardware and software that links two different types of networks.
What is an Extranet? Business to business intranet that allows limited, controlled, secure ascess between a company's intranet and designated, authenticated users from a remote locations.
What is XML? Extensible Markup Language
What is LDAP? Lightweight Directory Access Protocl
What is ADSL? Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
What is IMAP? Internet Message Access Protocol
Difference between Unicode and ASCII? Unicode represents characters as integers where ASCII uses 7 bits to represent all 127 characters.
What is MIME? Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
What is SMTP? Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is an MTA? Mail Transfer Agent
Name two examples of MTA's Sendmail/Postfix, Exchange
What are two examples of a MUA Outlook and Thunderbird
Created by: Johnathon773