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    • How to Use Telnet

      How to Use Telnet

      Telnet is a utility program that allows remote access to other computers if they are installed on a network or have access to the Internet. Telnet lets users run commands on the remote computer. It can execute commands faster than the Web and other popular remote computer access applications. Telnet is not widely used as

    • What Port Number is XXX on?

      What Port Number is XXX on?

      The way that most services work under TCP/IP is that the server is configured to use a well known port number and the client connects from a random high port. Most of these well known ports are port numbers below 1,024. High ports are ports 1,024 or above. In the old days, ports below 1,024

    • What is a Sysvol?

      What is a Sysvol?

      SYSVOL is the acronym for the SYSFOL folder and all of the files stored in it on the Windows Operating System (OS). It stores the server’s copy of public data and files for the domain. These files consist of group or user policy information. The information stored in the SYSVOL folder is copied to all

    • Subnet Masks

      Subnet Masks

      A subnet mask allows users to identify which part of an IP address is reserved for the network and which part is available for host use. By looking at the IP address alone, especially now with classless inter-domain routing, users cannot tell which part of the address is which. Adding the subnet mask or netmask

    • Port 1723

      Port 1723

      Port 1723 is a network port that uses both TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol) in order to transfer data from an application on one machine to an application on another machine. Port 1723 is rarely manually used and background services within the applications that access it usually manage it. This type

    • ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)

      ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)

      ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) is a system of digital phone connections that has been designed for sending voice, video, and data simultaneously over digital or ordinary phone lines, with a much faster speed and higher quality than an analog system can provide. ISDN is basically a set of protocol for making and breaking circuit

    • ADSL Modems

      ADSL Modems

      Description of ADSL A special Internet service which is available in many areas is called the Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL). ADSL connections use existing copper telephone lines to transmit data to and from the ISP. These connections may be limited by proximity to the ISP or the telephone company because the data will lose strength through

    • How to Find DNS Servers

      How to Find DNS Servers

      The easiest way to find DNS servers is by using the ‘nslookup’ tool. Start nslookup Set the search type to NS. This tells nslookup to search for nameservers Finally, enter the domain name for the nameservers being searched for Here are some search examples for the most popular searches: Finding the Lincsat DNS Servers $

    • Wireless Access Point

      Wireless Access Point

      Wireless Access Point (WAP) is essentially hardware equipment that enables wireless devices to connect to wireless networks, via standards such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and so on. The WAP device typically connects to a wired network, and acts as a communication interface between the wireless devices and wired devices on the network. The WAP device enables

    • Cisco Switch Configuration

      Cisco Switch Configuration

      When executing an inter-network installation, many mechanisms and components are usually involved. Cisco is superior because it is the only inter-networking company with a well made end to end inter-networking solution. Cisco switches makes the LAN more competent by creating multiple collision domains. Each switch port is a split collision domain. With only one device

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