A virtual local area network, abbreviated as VLAN, is a collection of devices that are grouped together from different physical LANs and are configured in a way as if they are attached to the same wire.Read More
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A virus is a piece of malicious code that interferes with the normal functioning of a system and damages the way it operates. It is self-replicating in nature and copies itself or attaches itself to other legitimate programs and runs when that program runs.Read More
Port knocking is an authentication technique used to open closed ports which are behind a firewall. It is mainly used to prevent hackers from doing a port scan and is one of the security measures a network administrator takes to secure the network.Read More
A dynamic IP address is a temporary Internet Protocol (IP) address which is allotted to a computing system and can change with time.
Dynamic IP addresses are usually implemented by ISPs and networks having a large number of connecting clients or end-nodes.
Satellite internet is a type of high-speed internet connection and offers internet access to people by using telecommunications satellite in the Earth’s orbit. HughesNet and Viasat are most popular providers.Read More
NAS refers to dedicated file storage that allows multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to access data from centralized disk capacity. Users on a local area network (LAN) access the shared storage via a standard Ethernet connection.Read More
A packet sniffer is a utility used for monitoring network traffic. Some of the popular ones include Wireshark, Wireshark, kismet etc.Read More
The satellite internet is a high-speed internet connection provided through the communication satellites. It is location independent and offers global coverage.Read More
Network administration incorporates a wide array of operational tasks that help a network to run without any hassles. Without network administration, it would be challenging for even the smallest networks to maintain network operations.Read More