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Unformatted text preview: Kevin Schoenherr Netw 204 Hmwk week1 CH #1 1. Router- A network device, typically connected to a variety of LAN and WAN interfaces that forwards packets based on their destination IP addresses. 2. Default gateway- a reference to an IP address on the same subnet, with that IP address being the IP address of a router. When the computer needs to send a packet to another subnet it sends the packet to its default gateway. 3. WAN- a network that connects devices in a wide geographic area that requires the use of transmission services from a WAN service provider. The service provider has the right-of-way to install cables over wide geographic areas. 4. Leased line- A WAN service in which a company leases a transmission medium between two points. 5. serial cables- a cable that routers use when connecting a router serial interface to an external CSU/DSU. 6.clocking- On WAN links, the process by which one device on the link is trusted to maintain the timing at which the devices encode and decode bits on the link.the timing at which the devices encode and decode bits on the link....
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course NETW 204 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '08 term at DeVry Columbus North.
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