What is a protocol?
Rules by computers for exchanging data
What is IP?
What is TCP?
Transmission Control Protocol - enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange data
What is UDP?
User Datagram Protocol
What is SMTP?
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is FTP?
File Transfer Protocol
What is HTTP?
HyperText Transfer Protocol
What is SNMP?
Simple Network Management Protocol
What is ICMP?
Internet Control Message Protocol
What is POP?
Post Office Protocol
What is IMAP?
Internet Message Access Protocol
What is the The TCP/IP Stack?
Where data is broken into packets to be sent
What is the acrnoym for how data is sorted in a TCP/IP stack?
What is an application server?
Used to connect database servers and the end user
What is a domain server?
Authenticates and authorizes computers and users to access resources within the logical domain
What is a Audio/Video Server?
It provides multimedia capabilities to websites by helping the user to broadcast streaming multimedia content
What is a client server?
Allows shared resources to be accessed by the network client computers
What is a telnet server?
The user can log onto a host computer and execute tasks as if they are working on a remote computer.
What is a groupware server?
Enables users to work together in a virtual atmosphere from all over the world
What is an IRC server?
Internet Relay Chat allows users to communicate to each other through an IRC network.
What does the file transfer protocol do?
Provides secure file transfer between computers
What is the mail server?
Transfers and stores mails over corporate networks through LANs, WANs and across the Internet.
What is the proxy server?
Acts as a mediator between a client program and an external server to filter requests, improve performance and share connections.
What is a print server?
Shares printing across the network so other computers can print remotely
What is virtualisation?
separating sections of a device to serve different purposes
What is Network virtualisation?
splitting up bandwidth into channels, which can be assigned to a particular server or device in real time
What is Storage virtualisation?
Takes bits of storage from multiple network storage devices into a single storage device managed by a central console.
What is Server virtualisation?
masking of server resources from server users.