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    IGMP Snooping

    Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping allows a switch to forward multicast traffic intelligently. Multicasting is used to support real-time applications such as video conferencing or s...

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    What is Link Aggregation?

    A Link Aggregation Group (LAG) optimizes port usage by linking a group of ports together to form a single, logical, higher-bandwidth link. Aggregating ports multiplies the bandwidth and increases p...

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    What is a pre-shared key (PSK)?

    To begin, a PSK and a password are not the same thing. A pre-shared key (PSK) is a super-long series of seemingly random letters and numbers generated when a device joins a network through a Wi-Fi ...

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    What is PoE?

    Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) is a feature that allows network devices to be powered directly from a switch instead of from an outlet or other power supply. Prior to 2003, switches could only transmit ...

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    What is the purpose of 802.11k and 802.11r?

    802.11k and 802.11r are 2008 IEEE standards designed to make device roaming more efficient within a WLAN network. 802.11k: Usually, when a network device needs to connect to a new access point, it ...

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    What is a "Broadcast Storm" and how do you stop it?

    Broadcast flooding, or "broadcast storms,” as they are called, occur when broadcast or multicast packets flood the network, slowing it down and degrading performance. To make sure your network isn’...

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    What is QoS in Networking?

    Quality of service (QoS) technology controls network traffic and allows companies to prioritize its most important applications. QoS is typically used on networks that use resource-intensive system...

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    What is a DHCP Server?

    A network DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol) server assigns an IP address to each new device that connects to the network. As can be seen in the illustration below, there are four steps to ...

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    What is Layer 2 Technology?

    Layer 2 technology is part of what is called the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model. It is the layer at which data moves from the physical layer into the cybersphere. It is the launching pad ...

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    What is the difference between PoE, PoE+, and PoE++?

    Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) is a feature that allows network devices to be powered directly from a switch instead of from an outlet or other power supply. PoE saves on the cost of extra cabling, digg...