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Comptia Network+ (Wins)

WINS Microsoft’s definition of WINS is “An enhanced NetBIOS Name Server(NBNS) designed by Microsoft to eliminate broadcast traffic associated with the B-node implementation of NetBIOS over TCP/IP. It is used to register NetBIOS names and resolve them to IP addesses for both local and remote hosts.” If a WINS server ...

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Comptia Network+ (NetBios)

There are several different methods of resovling names to IP addresses. Before getting into the different methods, it is important to understand the role of NetBIOS. When talking about Netbios, we typically refer to the concept of Netbios name which is the name assigned to your computer. Netbios allows applications ...

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Comptia Network+ (DHCP)

DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and provides a solution that automatically assigns IP addresses to computers on a network. When a client is configured to receive an IP address automatically, It will send out a broadcast to the DHCP server requesting an address. The server will then issue ...

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Comptia Network+ (Protocols)

Protocols are the special set of rules that end points use in a telecommunication connection when they communicate. These rules allow computers with dissimilar operating sytems, network topologies, hardware, etc. to communicate. Next is a description of some of the more common protocols: * TCP/IP – TCP/IP is the protocol ...

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Comptia Network+ (Frame Types)

A frame type is the format of the packet that your Operating System will use to communicate over your network. Below is a table of the different types: 802.1 Internetworking 802.2 Logical link control – LLC adds header information that identifies the upper layer protocols sending the frame. 802.3 Ethernet ...

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Comptia Network+ OSI 7 Layer Model

The OSI networking model is divided into 7 layers. Each layer has a different responsibility, and all the layers work together to provide network data communication. Physical – The Physical layer is the specification for the hardware connection, the electronics, logic circuitry, and wiring that transmit the actual signal. It ...

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Comptia Network+ Wireless Technologies

Infrared – IrDA Infrared is typically a short-range line of sight technology which means that there cannot be obstructions between 2 devices that are trying to communicate. It is often used for file sharing between portable devices and can communicate at speeds up to 16Mbps. In certain situations, high power ...

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Comptia Network+ Types of Networks

Peer to Peer – A peer to peer network is one in which lacks a dedicated server and every computer acts as both a client and a server. This is a good networking solution when there are 10 or less users that are in close proximity to each other. A ...

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