List of Terms
A set of formal rules describing how to transmit data over shared
A network protocol developed by Apple Computer, also called AFP or
the AppleTalk Filing Protocol.
Ethernet de facto standard protocol for
A network layer protocol used with Netware servers.
Protocol used on the World Wide Web.
A device for isolating and forwarding traffic between networks.
Unit of data sent across a network.
When two de
vices transmit data at the same time.
Capacity of a network to carry information using a particular type of
cable, as measured by the maximum number of bits per second that can
A network security feature used to protect
or suppress packets.
A device connects other devices to a network.
A set of communications standards to deliver services over a single wire.
1.544 Mbs per second
44.736 Mbs per second
A coaxial cable network recognized as de f
A network protocol using Apple’s built in networking features to transmit
data over plain old telephone service wiring.
A 100Mbs/s ANSI standard local area network architecture.
based network operating system
hosting up to 250+ clients using
primarily the AppleTalk and TCP/IP protocols.
A proprietary network operating system designed for IBM compatibles
using primarily the IPX and TCP/IP protocols.
The physical layout of a network, including
cables and devices.
A device used as an interface between a workstation and the network to
which it is attached.
A central network that connects a number of networks, usually of lower
A simple method used for det
ecting errors in transmission of data.
A protocol for transferring files over a network.
A card (or set of chips) that fits inside a computer so that the computer
can connect to a network.
Basic introduction to networking with some history and focus on TCP/IP.
Quick and dirty definition of networking with glossary of terms.
Good, albeit not well organized, information about networks and networking resources.
AppleTalk Network Services
(Network Frontiers Field Manual Series). Dorian J. Cougias,
Designing AppleTalk Netw
(Network Frontiers Field Manual Series).
Dorian J. Cougias, 1996
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Networking
. Mark Gibbs, Todd Brown, 1994
Novell's Introduction to Networking.
Cheryl C. Currid, Arch D. Currid, 1997
Networking Windows NT
4.0 : Workstation and Server
. John D. Ruley, 1997