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IEEE 802.3 specification for 10 Mbps Ethernet over twisted pair wiring.
IEEE 802.3 specification for 100 Mbps Ethernet over twisted pair wiring.
IEEE specification for wireless networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence
spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed radio
spectrum at 2.5GHz.
Denial of Service
DoS. A hacker attack designed to prevent your computer or network from
operating or communicating.
See Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
See Domain Name Server.
A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet.
Domain names are of the form of a registered entity name plus one of a
number of predefined top level suffixes such as .com, .edu, .uk, etc. For
example, in the address mail.NETGEAR.com, mail is a server name and
NETGEAR.com is the domain.
Domain Name Server
A Domain Name Server (DNS) resolves descriptive names of network
resources (such as www.NETGEAR.com) to numeric IP addresses.
DHCP. An Ethernet protocol specifying how a centralized DHCP server can
assign network configuration information to multiple DHCP clients. The
assigned information includes IP addresses, DNS addresses, and gateway
The Extended Service Set Identification (ESS ID) is a thirty-two character
(maximum) alphanumeric key identifying the wireless local area network.
A local device, usually a router, that connects hosts on a local network to other