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  • virtual systems management (VSM)

    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), v... 

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    Good network administration is the backbone of today's technology-dependent enterprises. Network administrators are charged with keeping expansive networks and numerous applications running smoothly, and the job can seem overwhelming at times. We're ... 

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    Learn how to block MAC addresses on your network from getting any IP addresses off your DHCP server, in this expert response with security expert Puneet Mehta. 

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    Learn how the Repair feature works for repairing network connections on Windows platforms in this tip from the series on TCP/IP troubleshooting. 

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    Learn how to troubleshoot a DHCP server to discover why it might fail to lease IP addresses and the solutions to those problems in this tip. 

  • split

    Among Internet Relay Chat (IRC) users, a split is a condition where two or more IRC servers are temporarily unable to communicate. 

  • PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol)

    PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) is a protocol for communication between two computers using a serial interface, typically a personal computer connected by phone line to a server. 

  • Xmodem

    Xmodem is an error-correcting protocol for modem that was created in 1978 by Ward Christensen and became a de facto standard.