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3G - 3rd Generation Wireless Cellular System - includes UMTS, cdma2000 and TD-SCDMA systems
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For questions about network flooding, where flooding is the forwarding of a packet by a router from any node to every other node attached to the router except the node from which the packet arrived. F…
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For questions about IP directed broadcast, where An IP directed broadcast is an IP packet whose destination address is a valid broadcast address for some IP subnet but which originates from a node tha…
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For questions about statistics on on topic network devices. For instance, you are looking at interface statistics on your router and are wondering why you have interface errors.
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For questions on Path MTU discovery.
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For questions about policy maps in relation to Quality of Service. For instance, to create class maps, you need to create a policy map.
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For questions about Environmental Monitoring, where you want to monitor the environment of your network equipment to make sure that power supply, temperature, fans etc. are working as intended.
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For questions about Hierarchical Quality of Service (HQoS), which allows the carrier to make sure each service gets the network resources it needs while coexisting on the same network infrastructure w…
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For questions about application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), where it is an integrated circuit (IC) customized for a particular use, rather than intended for general-purpose use. Only use this …
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For questions about Cisco RANCID Network management application released under a BSD-style license. RANCID uses Expect to connect to the routers, send some commands and put the results in files.
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mtr is a computer program which combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping programs in a single network diagnostic tool. Use this tag for questions about mtr, or which depend heavily on mt…
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For questions about Alcatel Lucent 7750 Series.
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Data Center Interconnect. The act of interconnecting two or more data centers.
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For questions about the Unidirectional Link Detection protocol.
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For questions about Bring Your Own Device in relation to networking and network devices.
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For questions about the bit error rate (BER), where it is the number of bit errors per unit time.
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Information related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet, an encapsulation of Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks.
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For questions about or involving network devices produced by Riverbed.
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For questions about or involving the Cisco 7200 Series.
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Wake-on-LAN (WoL) is a NIC feature that allows powering up a computer system by sending a magic packet.
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For questions about or involving the Routing Registry, where an Internet Routing Registry (IRR) is a database of Internet route objects for determining, and sharing route and related information used …
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For questions about Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), where it is a transport-layer protocol, serving in a similar role to the popular protocols TCP and UDP. It is standardized by IETF in R…
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For questions about or involving Service Policies as implemented on network device interfaces. Typically when installing an access control list og Quality of Service policy on an interface.
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For questions about Network functions virtualization (NFV), where it is a network architecture concept that uses the technologies of IT virtualization to virtualize entire classes of network node func…
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for questions about Dial-up Internet access, which is an old form of Internet access that uses the facilities of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to establish a connection to an Internet s…
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For questions about Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (PVST), where it maintains a spanning tree instance for each VLAN configured in the network. It uses ISL Trunking and allows a VLAN trunk to be forwarding fo…
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For questions about drops in relation to on topic network devices. For instance, if you have an interface, which has a high drop rate and you don't know why.
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For questions about IP ranges in relation to networking. An IP range is a set of IPs that can be assigned to a given subnet.
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For questions about pseudowire, where it is an emulation of a point-to-point connection over a packet-switching network (PSN).
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For questions about stub networks, where it is a somewhat casual term describing a computer network, or part of an internetwork, with no knowledge of other networks, that will typically send much or a…
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For questions about man-in-the-middle attack (MITM), where in computer networking it is an attack where the attacker secretly relays and possibly alters the communication between two parties who belie…
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Ethernet virtual circuits (EVCs) define a Layer 2 bridging architecture that supports Ethernet services.
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Internet Key Exchange version 2 (IKEv2) is a tunneling protocol, based on IPsec, that establishes a secure VPN communication between VPN devices and defines negotiation and authentication processes fo…
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