LAN Standards From IEEE

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So, the next grouping of posts will focus on some specific layer standards that we use in LANs every day

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IBM's Impact on LANs

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Particularly in the areas of microcomputers, LANs, and enterprise networking, IBM's insistence that its customers remain "pure blue" ran against both the economic and technological developments set in motion before 1990

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LANs for Organizational Needs

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The earlier manifestations of the PC-based LANs, by way of contrast, were not designed to provide connectivity except to a file server and to other micros on the network

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LANs Moving Beyond the 1990s

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LANs are rapidly becoming a basic building block in the structuring of truly global networks that will make the ideal of a global village possible

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Proper LAN Testing Equipment Part 5

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The LAN protocol analyzer can capture, record, and analyze frames that have been transmitted on the LAN. They must therefore contain a NIC for that particular LAN, and will attach to the backbone cable in the same way that any workstation would connect

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LANs as the User Interface in a Distributed Network

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The appropriate solution was to have only the connection to the LAN with the LAN gatewayed to the larger network and providing the appropriate terminal emulation

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Passive optical LAN: When network speed, bandwidth and security matter

Computer Weekly

Copper-based local area networks are increasingly unfit for purpose in a digital enterprise, but passive optical LANs may be a solution. Tech evangelist Paul Ryan, chair of the Association of Passive Optical LAN, explains why

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Origins of Linking LANs

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In an organizational context, networks provided the means for allowing the computing power available to be used to its most complete extent

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Cisco Revives LAN-SAN Convergence Play in the Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco Networking Storage Cisco DCNM Cisco MDS 9000 Cisco Nexus 9000 FCIP FCoE LAN SAN convergence storage networking Tony AntonyWith all the ingredients finally in place in one family of switches and a revised family of storage directors, will convergence happen at last? Read More.

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Proper LAN Testing Equipment Part 4

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The digital (or discrete) signal levels present at the LAN interfaces to PCs, printers, modems and other peripherals are the test points most familiar to network managers

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 12

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the network system calls then provided under interrupt 21H gave all suppliers of network software the capability to standardize at least some of the access to LAN hardware. Most manufacturers of LAN software had announced or implemented support of NETBIOS for IBM LANs When DOS was extended in Version 3.1,

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 6

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Token Ring) LANs resulting in the capture of a much larger market share." These conclusions were largely based on assumptions, at the time, that growth in the marketplace will come largely in LANs based on international standards In 1987 it was said, "throughout the 1990s we should anticipate that there will be a growth in 802.3 Ethernet) and 802.5

Other Dead LAN Strategies

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Companies such as Bridge Communications, Ungermann-Bass, AT&T, and Wang were major players, or at least they were attempting to be

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 3

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Even though the earliest LANs were of this genre, by 1989 it appeared that they were on the way out. We will take a close look at peer-to-peer LANs at a deeper level in some future posts By 1992, however, new life had been breathed into peer-to-peer networking by both Novell and Microsoft, along with the popularity of Artisoft's LANtastic.

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 10

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In the past, if we wished to attach some other random LAN to this system, we typically needed a gateway to perform protocol conversion from whatever the LAN was using (assuming that it was not running the same DECnet protocol) to the DECnet protocols

How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a Kubernetes cluster

Tech Republic Data Center

If deploying a LAN-accessible pod to a Kubernetes cluster has you pulling out your hair, let Jack Wallen show you how easy it actually is

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Proper LAN Testing Equipment Part 3

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Given the digital transmission nature of baseband LANs, one might easily overlook the need for analog test equipment. Three devices are valuable additions to the tool kit: the volt-ohm-milliameter (VOM), the oscilloscope, and the transmission impairment measurement system (TIMS

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Oddworld creator explains how success is a treadmill for game developers

Venture Beast

Oddworld Inhabitants founder Lorne Lanning explains why a successful game leads to more pressure and stress. GamesBeat PC Gaming Lorne Lanning Oddworld Inhabitants Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee

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The Maturation of LANs

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A good example was Novell's NetWare 4.x product, announced in mid-1993. Competition from IBM?s s OS2 and Microsoft?s s Windows NT server would soon eclipse Novell?s s efforts

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 11

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The network microcode was the foundation for program control of the IBM LANs; it resides in ROM on the Adapter Card, on diskette, or on the PC's motherboard The NETwork Basic Input Output System (NET-BIOS) was introduced at the same time IBM announced the PC Network in 1984.

How to enable Wake On LAN in Ubuntu Server 18.04

Tech Republic Data Center

Find out how to enable Wake On LAN on Ubuntu Server

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Configuring Wake-On-LAN for Dell Systems

Mick's IT Blog

The Wake-On-LAN Compliance item is set up to use a script that returns a Boolean value as shown below. WakeOnMagicPacket If ($CurrentState -ne $State) { $WakeOnMagicPacket = $false } else { $WakeOnMagicPacket = $true } } ##Disable Shutdown Wake-On-Lan $RegistryValue = '0' $Adapter = (Get-NetAdapter | Where-Object {($_.Status DisplayName -eq 'Shutdown Wake-On-Lan'}).DisplayName DisplayName -eq 'Shutdown Wake-On-Lan'}).DisplayName

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5 best practices for making smart-building LANs more secure

Network World

Power, they say, corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. While that was said about politics, it sure seems like it was tailor-made for smart buildings. Facility-control technology is exploding because the concept is useful and often saves money.

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Secure LAN Messaging

Galido

Softros LAN Messenger is an easy-to-use LAN messaging application for safe, secure and effective intra-office communication and does not require a server or Internet to run and is very easy to install. Softros LAN chat comes with a variety of handy features such as peer to peer messaging, group chat, and drag-and-drop file transfer to exchange files. Softros LAN Messenger. LAN, WAN, VPN and VLAN Support. Softros LAN chat.

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How to share directories to your LAN From Ubuntu Desktop 22.04

Tech Republic

to your LAN for other users to access. The post How to share directories to your LAN From Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 Jack Wallen walks you through the simple steps of sharing a directory from Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 appeared first on TechRepublic. Open source Software

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How to enable Wake On LAN in Ubuntu Server 18.04

Tech Republic Data Center

Find out how to enable Wake On LAN on Ubuntu Server

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Kubernetes: How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a cluster

Tech Republic Data Center

If deploying a LAN-accessible pod to a Kubernetes cluster has you pulling out your hair, let Jack Wallen show you how easy it actually is

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Remembering IBM LAN Server Part 1

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Early versions of OS/2 required an IBM brand machine to run, although this was no longer a requirement by 1994

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Celona raises $60M to accelerate 5G LAN deployment for enterprises

Venture Beast

Cupertino headquartered Celona today raised $60 million from DigitalBridge Ventures as part of its series C round of funding. Read More.

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The Impact of Digital's DNA on LANs

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DEC's implementation of Ethernet was sufficiently important to its view of networking. As a note, DEC was bought out by Compaq which was later acquired by HP

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Historical IBM Microcomputer Hardware/Software LAN Products

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The concept of an overarching connectivity architecture such as SAA was one approach to managing these compromises. One clearly evident (if not explicitly stated) IBM strategy in managing outside competition was to coopt popular technology

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Some final notes on MANs vs LANs

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With the development of higher-speed (14,400 b/s and higher), reasonably priced telephone modems, the situation was changing. Because analog telephone service is electronically noisy, however, the extensive error-correction techniques necessary for high-speed dial access service resulted in unpredictable service, which may limit throughput

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Proper LAN Testing Equipment Part 2

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Volumes have been written regarding the damage that electrical transients, surges, and improper grounding techniques can cause to sensitive computer equipment ? including many of my previous posts. Instead of providing details on the subject of power protection per se, I will concentrate this time on test equipment that a typical network administrator might use

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Proper LAN testing Equipment Part 1

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A variety of devices, including cabling system testers, power line monitors, and analog and digital interface diagnosis equipment will be discussed. This is by no means an exhaustive list. Each network, because of its uniqueness, will require additions and deletions to this smorgasbord. Use it only as a guide?a a starting point for assembling your own tool kit

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Putting Together Your LAN Troubleshooting Toolkit

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After seeing this smorgasbord of equipment available for helping you to test and troubleshoot your network, the next logical question is, "Which tools should I purchase for my network?" Here are some guidelines

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The Era of LANs and Multiuser Systems

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Where have you seen a terminal lately? No where. PCs very quickly became those terminals through emulation software. PCs could be both and do both better. The era of terminals was dead

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802.1X: What you need to know about this LAN-authentication standard

Network World

When devics on enterprise LANs need to connect to other devices, they need a standard method for identifying each other to ensure they are communicating with the device they want to, and that's what 802.1x

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 7

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The fileservers were usually high-performance PCs running under some operating system that allows multiple activities to take place concurrently. Two approaches have been taken by NOS manufacturers

Windows 10 Bandwidth Management DO Delivery Optimization with LEDBAT in LAN?

Anoop

The post Windows 10 Bandwidth Management DO Delivery Optimization with LEDBAT in LAN? Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. Let’s see what are improvements and enhancements Microsoft coming up with for bandwidth management. Delivery Optimization is the core technology in bandwidth management. All the screenshots are taken from the Ignite session demo by Andy Rivas & Narkis Engler.

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 9

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In the early 1990s, there seemed to have been some convergence on the use of 802.2 (LLC) LLC) and 802.3/802.5 Mac sub-layers as the basic Physical and Data Link Layer technology. Every major manufacturer provided this alternative, and over time it became a common methodology employed

Counter-Strike pros agree to safety protocols so they can return to LAN competition

The Verge

The Counter-Strike Professional Players’ Association announced a new series of protocols , created in conjunction with two major tournament organizers — the ESL and DreamHack — that could see players return to LAN tournaments early this year. The players are eager to play LAN events again.”.

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The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 8

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In addition to the network architectures mentioned above, other protocol or protocol-like issues were of great importance

The LAN: A History of Network Operating Systems Part 5

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In general, pipes are software developers' tools for easily creating communications routines in software without having to explicitly control and issue commands to the communications hardware