Key Terms (Networks)

Kwame Oteng-Adusei
Flashcards by Kwame Oteng-Adusei, updated more than 1 year ago
Kwame Oteng-Adusei
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GCSE Computing (Networks) Flashcards on Key Terms (Networks), created by Kwame Oteng-Adusei on 02/10/2016.

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IP address Unique identifier for every computer accessing the internet, consisting of 4 8-bit binary numbers Private - valid on a LAN, used to communicate with other computers on network Public - used by any server or computer connected to the Internet for communicating with Internet services
Mac Address Permanent hardware number "burned" into the Network Interface Card in every computer
Packet One unit of binary data capable of being routed through a computer network
Protocol Set of rules that specify how computers interact with each other on a network
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