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A method of automatically assigning IP address to client computers on a network.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
A computer that serves as a router, a format translator, or a security filter for an entire network.
Gateway
A direct, digital dial-up PSTN Data Link-layer connection that operates at 64 KB per channel over regular twisted-pair cable between a subscriber site and a PSTN central office.
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
A Data Link-layer device used to create an analog signal suitable for transmission over telephone lines from a digital data stream. Modern ____ also include a command set to negotiate connections and data rates with remote ____ and to set their default behavior.
Modem
A Network-layer transport that provides connectivity over serial or modem lines. ____ can negotiate any transport protocol used by both systems involved in the link and can automatically assign IP, DNS, and gateway addresses when used with TCP/IP.
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
A protocol used to connect to private networks through the Internet or an ISP.
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Any physical communication channel to which a modem, direct cable, or other device can be connected to enable a link between two computers.
Port
A remote access capability to aggregate multiple data stream into one network connection for the purpose of using more than one modem or ISDN channel in a single connection.
PPP Multilink
A global network of interconnected digital and analog communication links originally designed to support voice communication between any two points in the world, but quickly adapted to handle digital data traffic.
Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN)
The service in Windows XP that allows users to log into the system remotely.
Remote Access Service
A method of communication that transfers data across a medium one bit at a time, usually adding start to stop bits to ensure reliable delivery.
Serial
An implementation of the IP protocol over serial lines. _____ has been made obsolete by PPP.
Serial Line Internet Protocol (SLIP)
A geographically dispersed network of networks connected by routers and communication links. The Internet is the largest _____.
Wide Area Network (WAN)
A standard that defines packet-switching networks.
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