Network protocols and standards

All network communications are governed by network protocols, the formal standards and policies that govern secure end-to-end data communications and network management. Keep up with existing and developing network standards and practices, and the organizations that create them.

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  • How to convert binary to decimal

    It's helpful for network admins to know how to convert binary to decimal, and vice versa, for IPv4 addressing, subnet masks, default gateways and network IDs. Continue Reading

  • Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)

    Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) is a feature of Windows-based OSes -- included since Windows 98 and Windows ME -- that enables a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol client to automatically assign an IP address to itself when there's no DHCP ... Continue Reading

  • World Wide Web (WWW)

    The World Wide Web -- also known as the web, WWW or W3 -- refers to all the public websites or pages that users can access on their local computers and other devices through the internet. Continue Reading

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