Networking

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General

See: http://www.tcpipguide.com/free/t_NetworkingFundamentals.htm

The campus network uses Ethernet network devices connected via network switches using the TCP/IP internetworking protocols.

Network Device

Basic network config for each network card usually requires the following sequence;

MAC address (DHCP) <<-->> IP address (TCP/IP) <<-->> Domain Name (DNS)

In addition each network card must know of the following;

  1. LAN Gateway address
  2. LAN Subnet Mask

Networks

Basic network hierarchy is as follows;

LAN -> CAN/MAN -> WAN

References

Internetworking

Internet TCP/IP Stack