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  • dynamic and static

    In general, dynamic means energetic, capable of action and/or change, or forceful, while static means stationary or fixed. 

  • V.xx

    The V Series Recommendations from the ITU-TS are summarized in the table below. 

  • netsplit

    In using an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network, a netsplit is the loss of contact between two IRC servers. 

  • Preboot Execution Environment (PXE)

    The Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) is an industry standard client/server interface that allows networked computers that are not yet loaded with an operating system to be configured and booted remotely by an administrator. 

  • multihomed

    Multihomed describes a computer host that has multiple IP addresses to connected networks. 

  • X terminal

    An X terminal is typically a diskless computer especially designed to provide a low-cost user interface for applications that run in a network X server as part of a distributed X Window System. 

  • modem doubling

    Modem doubling is an inexpensive way for a user who wants a fast Internet connection, but can only connect with an analog telephone line, to use two 56kbps modems to double their bandwidth. 

  • Wake on LAN

    Wake on LAN is a technology that allows a network professional to remotely power on a computer or to wake it up from sleep mode. 

  • How do I set up my network's Internet connection?

     

  • virtual network adapter

    A virtual network adapter is a program (instead of a physical network adapter) that allows a computer to connect to a network. A virtual network adapter can also be used to connect all the computers on a local area network (LAN) to a larger network s...