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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Definition

Let’s imagine you’re a system administrator at a large company. You are implementing a new network of several hundred computers. All is fine and well until you realize: you have to manually input every single IP address, subnet mask, and gateway settings onto every single computer. You’re paid well, but maybe not that well. For […]

11Feb2008 | | 10 comments | Continued
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Modem (Modulation/Demodulation) Definition

We are all familiar with the basic idea of what a modem does. It’s that handy little device that gets you to the internet. From a 56K modem (our condolences if you are using one) to a cable modem- they can go just about as fast as you need them to. But what remains obscure […]

28Jan2008 | | 5 comments | Continued