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Data throughput to hub

Data Throughput is another name for? Bandwidth is another name for this..
Whats a default gateway? The gateway a computer on a network will use to access another network unless it knows to specifically use another gateway for quicker access to that network.
Whats a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)? A protocol used by a server to assign dynamic IP addresses to computers on a network when they first access the network.
What does DNS (Domain Name System or Domain Name Service)have to do with host names? A distributed pool of information (called the name space) that keeps track of assigned host names anddomain names and their corresponding IP addresses, and the system that allows a host to locate information in the pool.
Whats a DNS server and how can it find an IP address? A computer that can find an IP address for another computer when only the fully qualified domain name is known.
What does and Domain name have to do with text? A unique, text-based name that identifies a network. A fully qualified domain name is sometimes loosely called a domain name.
How is a dynamic IP assigned? An assigned IP address that is used for the current session only. When the session is terminated, the IP address is returned to the list of available addresses.
How is Ethernet popular? The most popular LAN architecture that can run at 10 Mbps (ThinNet or ThickNet), 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet), or 1 Gbps (Gigabit Ethernet)
Whats Fast Ethernet another name for? 100BaseT is another name for this..
How does a fiber-optic cable transmit signals? Cable that transmits signals as pulses of light over glass strands inside protected tubing.
How is a frame a header and trailer? The header and trailer information added to data to form a data packet to be sent over a network.
What does full duplex have to do with communication? Communication that happens in two directions at the same time.
How would a fully qualified domain name (FQDN)have to do with a host name? A host name and a domain name such as jsmith.amazon.com. Sometimes loosely referred to as a domain name.
What does a gateway have to do with networks? A computer or other device that connects networks.
What does a General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)have to do with cellular WAN? A protocol standard that can be used by GSM or TDMA on a cellular WAN to send voice, text, or video data in packets similar to VoIP.
What is Gigabit Ethernet? A version of Ethernet that supports rates of data transfer up to 1 gigabit per second.
What does a half duplex have to do with communication between 2 devices? Communication between two devices whereby transmission takes place in only one direction at a time.
Whats another address that means the same as a hardware address? Mac Address is another name for this address.
What dose a host have to do with an IP Address? Any computer or other device on a network that has been assigned an IP address. Also called node.
How does a host name identify hardware? A name that identifies a computer, printer, or other device on a network. The host name together with the domain name is called the fully qualified domain name.
How dose a Host file have no file extension? A file in the C:\Windows\System32\ drivers\etc folder that contains computer names and their associated IP addresses on the local network. The file has no file extension.
How does a hub compare to a switch? A network device or box that provides a central location to connect cables and distributes incoming data packets to all other devices connected to it. Compare to switch.
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