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Networking basics

Ethernet is the most widely installed Local Area Network (LAN) technology. Ethernet is a networking protocol that describes how networked devices can format data for transmission to other network devices on the same network and how to put this data out on the network connection. Every NIC connected to an ethernet network has its unique hardware address, commonly known as a Media Access Control (MAC) address, which is represented as a hexadecimal string, such as 08:00:37:c9:58:56.

The Internet Protocol (IP) is a set of rules by which data is sent from one computer to another on the internet or another network. Each computer (known as a host) on the internet/intranet has at least one IP address that uniquely identifies it ...

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