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  • [N]NTP (Network Time Protocol)

    A standard for synchronizing computer system clocks via packet-based communication networks. NTP uses the connectionless network protocol UDP.

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  • [M]MAC (Media Access Control)

    A quasi-unique identifier attached to most network adapters (NICs). It is a number that acts like a name for a particular network adapter.

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  • [L]LAN (Local Area Network)

    A LAN supplies networking capability to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home. A LAN is useful for sharing resources like files, printers, games or other applications. A LAN in turn often connects to other LANs, and to the Internet or other WAN (Wide Area Network).

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  • [I]IP address (Internet Protocol address)

    IP address is a numerical label assigned to each device participating in a computer network that uses the internet protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing.

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  • [I]ISDN (Integrated Service Digital Network)

    ISDN comprised of digital telephony and data-transport services offered by regional telephone carriers. ISDN involves the digitization of the telephone network, which permits voice, data, text, graphics, music, video, and other source material to be transmitted over existing telephone wires.