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Is 30 Mbit/s fibre for WAN faster than 30 Mbit/s copper?

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Is Ethernet port blinking really useful?

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Why are IP addresses given to each interface and not device? What would the implications of that be?

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Why does an Ethernet cable have four pairs?

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How is 8 bits sufficient for the TTL in an IP header?

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What is the use of NTP server when devices have accurate time?

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How can a TCP window size be allowed to be larger than the maximum size of an ethernet packet?

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Is wifi power consumption related to password length

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What is this device used by a networking technology company?

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Why are rings not a favorite option in IT networks?

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Why do we need ports with IPv6?

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Why can a packet sniffer in an Ethernet LAN obtain all packets sent over the LAN?

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What is the least possible separation of two NICs with the same MAC address?

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Is the MTU of Ethernet still 1500 Bytes?

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Is "IPv10" a joke or a serious RFC draft?

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Can a switch that does NOT support VLAN capability be considered a managed switch if it has other features?

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what is difference between MSS and Window Size?

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How does a router find the next hop when the receiver is in a distant IP network?

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How come SFP modules are so incompatible?

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How Does A Layer 2 Switch Differentiate Between Different Networks?

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What do the positive and negative (+/-) transmit and receive pins mean on Ethernet cables?

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Serialization and serialization times in 40G/10G and 100G/25G Ethernet

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Difference between router and gateway

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Why can PPPoE connect to a gateway which is not in the same subnet

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Is `0.0.0.0/1` a valid IP address? If so, what does it indicate?

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What does bandwidth (digital) really mean?

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Is CIDR IP format currently in use?

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What does the naming convention for Ethernet standards mean: 1000BASE-T, BASE-TX, BASE-SX, etc.? What is the meaning of the components of the name?

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Do network adapters read incoming bits in a single stream?

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Difference between Giant Frame and Jumbo Frame

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