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Chapter 17 2B

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full duplex Communication that happens in two directions at the same time.
fully qualified domain name (FQDN) A host name and a domain name such as jsmith.amazon.com. Sometimes loosely referred to as a domain name.
gateway. A computer or other device that connects networks.
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) is a packet-based wireless communication service that promises data rates from 56 up to 114 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users.
Gigabit Ethernet A version of Ethernet that supports rates of data transfer up to 1 gigabit per second.
half duplex Communication between two devices whereby transmission takes place in only one direction at a time. 1 4 1 2
hardware address A 48-bit hardware address unique to each NIC card or onboard network controller and assigned by the manufacturer. The address is often printed on the adapter as hexadecimal numbers. An example is 00 00 0C 08 2F 35. Also called a physical address, an
host Any computer or other device on a network that has been assigned an IP address. Also called node.
host name 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.
Hosts file 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.
hub 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.
Created by: JReilly26