Networking Fundamentals

Networking Fundamentals


  1. TCP/IP are a set of rules that governs the connection of computer systems to the Internet. The Internet Protocol (IP) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network. Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is responsible for the data delivery to the IP. 

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MAC Address

  1. A media access control (MAC) address is a unique identifier assigned to a network interface controller, such as a wireless adapter for WiFi or an Ethernet adapter for a wired connection. IPs usually sit on top of MAC addresses. 
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  1. The Domain Name System (DNS) turns domain names, such as, into IP addresses. 
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  1. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) automatically provides an host with ab IP address and other related configuration information. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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