Ch10 Wireless Keyterms

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  1. LSRs
    Label Switched Routers (LSRs) Devices used with MPLS.
  2. L2F
    Layer 2 Forwarding (L2F) The Cisco Systems protocol on which L2TP is based.
  3. L2TP
    Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) An industry-standard VPN connection protocol.
  4. LCP
    Link Control Protocol (LCP) A PPP subprotocol used to communicate between PPP hosts and clients to negotiate communication parameters.
  5. MD5-CHAP
    MD5–Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol. A protocol designed for testing and troubleshooting EAP connections.
  6. Mixed mode
    A wireless communication option supported by some WAPs that enables the device to work with both 802.11b and 802.11g at the same time.
  7. MIMO
    Multi-input multi-output (MIMO) A technology that makes the use of multiple transceivers and receivers to improve the speed of communications.
  8. MPLS
    Multiprotocol Label Switching. A method in high performance networks that uses labels to route communications appropriately.
  9. Narrowband ISDN BRI and PRI ISDN configurations.
  10. NAK
    Negative acknowledgement (NAK) A special packet type sent by a receiving system to indicate that a packet was not successfully received.
  11. NCP
    Network control protocol (NCP) A protocol that provides services in support of client/server connections.
  12. NT-1 or NT-2
    Network terminator An ISDN connection device that acts like a hub for ISDN connections.
  13. Overlay network
    A wireless network that parallels and overlaps a wired network.
  14. PAD
    Packet assembly/disassembly device (PAD) A packet-switched network connection device.
  15. Packet-switched network
    A cloud architecture carrier network that uses a fixed-rate connection plus per-packet charges to determine charges.
  16. PCSM
    Physical carrier sense method (PCSM) See distributed coordination function (DCF).
  17. POTS
    Plain old telephone service (POTS) A telephone network and infrastructure that includes the standard dial-up phone network.
  18. PCF
    Point coordination function (PCF) A wireless transmission method that uses RTS and CTS to control transmissions. Also known as virtual carrier-sense method (VCSM).
  19. PPPoE
    Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) A communication protocol that encapsulates PPP frames inside Ethernet packets.
  20. PPP
    Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) A protocol that is used for remote connections over a variety of connection methods and that supports multiple network protocols.
  21. PPTP
    Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) A Microsoft-developed protocol that is used for VPN connectivity.
  22. PRI
    Primary rate interface (PRI) An ISDN configuration that supports up to 23 64Kbps B channels and one 64Kbps D channel.
  23. PSTN
    Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) A telephone network and infrastructure that includes the standard dial-up phone network.
  24. Remote access server
    Any combination of hardware and software components that are used to permit access to a network from remote clients.
  25. RADIUS
    Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) A centralized authentication method.
  26. RTS
    Request to transmit (RTS) A message type in a WAP, whereby a system requests to be permitted to transmit on the network.
  27. SLIP
    Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP) An older access protocol originally designed for use with UNIX computers. SLIP passes user names and passwords as clear text.
  28. SPID
    Service profile identifier (SPID) An NT-1/NT-2 unique identifier.
  29. Smartphone
    A telephonic device that provides similar capabilities to a personal computer.
  30. SMDS
    Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) A packet-switched server that is under development.
  31. SDH
    Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) The name under which SONET is marketed.
  32. SONET
    Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) An ANSI-standard high-speed U.S. fiber-based communication network.
  33. T1
    The standard T-carrier circuit for carrying voice and data.
  34. T2, T3, and T4
    Bundles of T1 lines.
  35. TA
    Terminal adapter (TA) An ISDN client device that performs the same role as a network adapter for ISDN connectivity. Also known as an ISDN modem.
  36. Transport mode
    An IPsec mode in which the data portion of a packet is encrypted for host-to-host communications.
  37. Tunnel mode
    An IPsec mode in which the entire IP packet is encrypted and then encapsulated in another IP packet for host-to-host, host-to-network, and network-to-network communications.
  38. VCSM
    Virtual carrier sense method (VCSM) See point coordination function (PCF).
  39. VPN
    Virtual private network (VPN) An encrypted, secure, private communication path over a public carrier.
  40. VoIP
    Voice over IP (VoIP) The technology on which Internet-based telephone services are based.
  41. Wireless Ethernet
    A term used to refer to the 802.11 wireless standards.
  42. WLAN
    Wireless LAN (WLAN) LANs connected over a large geographic area, traditionally defined by a LAN connected through the switched telephone network.
  43. WPAN
    Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) The standard covering Bluetooth devices, also known as the IEEE 802.15 standard.
  44. X.25
    The oldest packet-switched service in current use.

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