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  • multicast

    Multicast is communication between a single sender and multiple receivers on a network.

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    • mrouter (multicast router)

      An mrouter, or multicast router, is a router program that distinguishes between multicast and unicast packets and determines ho...

    • Mrouter

      Keep on top of the terms you should know to keep your network running efficiently. We'll post one new term each week from our s...

    • MBone (Multicast Internet)

      The MBone, now sometimes called the Multicast Internet, is an arranged use of a portion of the Internet for Internet Protocol (...

  • netstat

    Netstat is a common command line TCP/IP networking utility available in most versions of Windows, Linux, UNIX and other operati...

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    • Close all unused ports

      This excerpt from "The administrator shortcut guide to patch management" describes how to restrict traffic by only allowing it ...

    • Check for Trojans

      This tip will show you how to scan your system for Trojans using the built-in netstat utility.

    • Viewing netstat information

      Though the netstat command line tool is no substitute for full-blown systems monitoring software, it provides good, quick netwo...

  • nomadicity

    Nomadicity is the tendency of a person, or group of people, to move with relative frequency.

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    • nomadicity

      Nomadicity is the tendency of a person, or group of people, to move with relative frequency.

    • Mobile IT: Leading the cultural revolution

      With many staff out in the field, local authorities are at the forefront of the move to mobile IT. And for the technology to pa...

    • nomadic computing (mobile computing)

      Nomadic computing, another name for mobile computing, is the use of portable computing devices (such as laptop and handheld com...

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  • Mobile IP

    Mobile IP is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard communications protocol that is designed to allow mobile device...

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  • Regional Internet Registry (RIR)

    A Regional Internet Registry (RIR) is a not-for-profit organization that oversees Internet Protocol (IP) address space and the ...

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  • address space

    Address space is the amount of memory allocated for all possible addresses for a computational entity, such as a device, a file...

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  • VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)

    VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol) is an Internet protocol that provides a way to have one or more backup routers when u...

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  • elastic load balancing

    Elastic load balancing (ELB) is a load balancing solution that automatically scales its request-handling capacity in response t...

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  • Networking Cheat Sheets

    We've gathered our cheat sheets for fast reference to networking technology information. You'll find cheat sheets listing speci...

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