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Access point to Crossover cable

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What kind of device is a Access point (AP)? A device connected to a LAN that provides wireless communication so that computers, printers, and other wireless devices can communicate with devices on the LAN.
Whats a adapter address another name for? The address is another name for a Mac Address.
What does an airport have to do with apple computers? The term Apple computers use to describe the IEEE 802.11b standard.
What does a amplifier repeater: attenuation do with siginals? This amplifys siginals and makes them stronger and more affected.
What is an Automatic Private IP Address (APIPA)? An IP address in the address range 169.254.x.y, used by a computer when it cannot successfully lease an IP address from a DHCP server.
What does bandwith have to do with communication? In relation to analog communication, the range of frequencies that a communications channel or cable can carry.
What kind of fixed transceiver is a base station? A fixed transceiver and antenna used to create one cell within a cellular network.
What does a binding have to do with a network card? The process by which a protocol is associated with a network cardor a modem card.
What does a bluetooth do? A standard for wireless communication and data synchronization between devices, developed by a group of electronics manufacturers and overseen by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
What kind of connector is a BNC connector? A connector used with thin coaxial cable. Some BNC connectors are T-shaped and called T-connectors. One end of the T connects to the NIC, and the two other ends can connect to cables or end a bus formation with a terminator.
What kind of transmission technique is broadband? A transmission technique that carries more than one type of transmission on the same medium, such as voice and DSL on a regular telephone line.
What does a broadcast have to do with a network? Process by which a message is sent from a single host on the network, without regard to the kind of data being sent or the destionation of the data.
What kind of LAN architecture is bus topologycellular network? A LAN architecture in which all the devices are connected to a bus, or one communication line.
What is another term for cellular WAN? Cellular Network is another name for?
What does a classful subnet mask have to do with all 1's and 0's? A subnet mask that contain all ones or all zeroes in an octet. For example, 11111111.11111111.11111111.00000000 or 255.255.255.0
What does a classless subnet mask have to do with a mixture of 1's and 0's? A subnet mask that can have a mix of zeroes and ones in one octet. For example, 11111111.11111111.11110000.00000000 or 255.255.240.0.
Whats a client another name for? Another name for this is a system
What is a client/server? A computer concept whereby one computer (the client) requests information from another computer (the server).
What does a coaxial cable have to do with a network cable? Networking cable used with10-Mbps Ethernet ThinNet or ThickNet.
What does a computer name have to do with a NetBIOS? Character-based host name or NetBIOS name assigned to a computer.
What does a crossover cable have to do with hubs and switches? A cable used to connect two PCs into the simplest network possible. Also used to connect two hubs to two switches.
Created by: shadowbob95