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Definition: Learn what peer-to-peer (P2P) means and how the P2P communication model allows each network node to be both a client and a server. Continue Reading
Net neutrality is the principle that data on the Internet is moved blindly and impartially, without regard to content, destination or source. Continue Reading
Port mirroring is an approach to monitoring network traffic that involves forwarding a copy of each packet from one network switch port to another. Continue Reading
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A network tracking tool, also called a network device management program, is a program that helps a network administrator keep track of moves, additions, and changes (known as MACs) to the hardware infrastructure of a network. Continue Reading
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The Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is an Internet protocol that provides a way for an Internet computer to report its multicast group membership to adjacent routers. Continue Reading
Virtual systems management (VSM), also known as virtual system management, is the process of remotely managing the allocation and use of resources in conventional networks as well as in virtual area networks (VANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), ... Continue Reading
Network configuration management is the process of organizing and maintaining information about all the components of a computer network... (Continued) Continue Reading