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For questions about 100 Gigabit Ethernet in relation to professional Networking. For instance, you are designing a new campus and want to use 100G in your backbone, but have questions about the techno…
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For questions about 10 Gbit BASE optics for network devices. For instance, the copper based 10GBASE-T or the optical based 10GBASE-LR. There is a wide variety of optics.
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For questions about or involving 3Com network devices, now owned and operated by HP Networks.
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For questions about 40 Gigabit Ethernet in relation to professional Networking. For instance, you are designing a new campus and want to use 40G in your backbone, but have questions about the technolo…
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For questions about network Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting. These are methods which comprise a security framework for access control on the network, services, and/or devices.
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For questions about access control lists (ACLs). For instance, you want to limit network traffic to increase network performance or provide traffic flow control on your network device. ACLs also provi…
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A networking hardware device that allows a Wi-Fi compliant device to connect to a wired network.
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For questions about accounting in relation to TACACS on network devices.
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Discussion on Access-Control-Lists (ACL) or Access-Control-Entries (ACE)
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For questions about Wireless ad hoc Networks (WANET) or Mobile ad hoc networks (MANET), where the Ad-hoc network does not rely on a pre-existing infrastructure, such as routers in wired networks or ac…
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For questions about the Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) connection type. You should only use this tag in a professional enterprise purpose involving an ADSL connection.
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For questions about or involving the Cisco Aironet Wireless Series. For instance, the Cisco 2602i, 2702i and 2802i.
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For questions about Alcatel Lucent 7750 Series.
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a network addressing and routing method in which datagrams from a single sender are routed to any one of several destination nodes, selected on the basis of wh…
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For questions about network architecture, where it is a framework for the specification of a network's physical components and their functionality and configuration.
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For questions about or involving the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), where they are the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Canada, the United States, and many Caribbean and North Atla…
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for Arista Specific questions.
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For questions about Address Resolution Protocol (ARP). ARP resolves OSI layer-3 addresses to OSI layer-2 addresses.
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Aruba (now a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard Enterprise) is a provider of networking equipment. This is a generic tag to be used when no more specific tags are available. See the partial list of tags …
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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 or involving the Cisco ASR router series.
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For questions about Asymmetric Routing, where a packet traverses from a source to a destination in one path and takes a different path when it returns to the source. This is commonly seen in Layer-3 r…
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For questions about Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), where the use of ATM technology has eventually been largely superseded by Internet Protocol (IP)-only technology.
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For questions about authentication in a network perspective. For instance, you are troubleshooting an issue with SSH authentication or you are having trouble getting an IPsec tunnel to authenticate pr…
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For questions about network authorization. For instance, you are setting up TACACS on your switch and need to configure the correct authorization levels for your users.
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For questions about network automation, where Network automation means tasks that are performed automatically. At the simplest level, it automates what used to be typed manually into command line inte…
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For questions about Autonegotiation in a network perspective, where Autonegotiation is an Ethernet procedure by which two connected devices choose common transmission parameters, such as speed, duplex…
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For questions about Avaya network equipment. For instance, you need help troubleshooting an issue on your Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch 3000 Series.
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For questions about backups in relation to on topic network devices. For instance, you want to backup your network device, before rebooting it.
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For questions about bandwidth where bandwidth is the amount of data that can be carried from one point to another in a given time period (usually a second). This tag is suitable when your question is …
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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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For questions regarding industry methods or techniques that have shown superior results and are accepted as a de facto standard, or have been formally established.
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For questions about Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), where it is a network protocol used to detect faults between two forwarding engines connected by a link. It is also explained in RFC5880.
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Border Gateway Protocol, used on the internet both inside of and in between networks.