What does it mean when a Cisco router says your connection has been resent by the remote host, and what is the difference between a WAN adapter and an AC97 data fax modem? Are they the same connection?
That means the remote server/router/switch has terminated the TCP/IP session you had established. There might be various reasons for this -- ranging from timing-out to the remote host running out of too many sessions.
WAN adapter and modem both give you some means of connecting to the outside world. So functionality-wise they are the same, but what technology and operation they do is different. Also the experiences you get from both are different; WAN adapters are faster.
Hope this clarifies.
Dig Deeper on Network Infrastructure
Related Q&A from Sudhanshu Gupta
Managed and unmanaged network switches differ in various ways, including control and cost. Managed switches support more granular control, yet ... Continue Reading
Unmanaged Linksys switches don't know where to send BootP and DHCP requests. Find out what to do to fix the problem of unmanaged switches and DHCP ... Continue Reading