NetComm V24W User Manual

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NetComm VoIP WiFi Phone V24W User Guide

Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network.

Switch - 1. A data switch that connects computing devices to host computers, allowing a large
number of devices to share a limited number of ports. 2. A device for making, breaking, or
changing the connections in an electrical circuit.

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) - A network protocol for transmitting data that requires
acknowledgement from the recipient of data sent.

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) - A set of instructions PCs use to
communicate over a network.

Telnet - A user command and TCP/IP protocol used for accessing remote PCs.

TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) - A version of the TCP/IP FTP protocol that has no
directory or password capability.

Throughput - The amount of data moved successfully from one node to another in a given time

Topology - The physical layout of a network.

TX Rate - Transmission Rate.

Upgrade - To replace existing software or firmware with a newer version.

Upload - To transmit a file over a network.

URL (Uniform Resource Locator) - The address of a file located on the Internet.

WAN (Wide Area Network) - The Internet.

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) - A method of encrypting network data transmitted on a
wireless network for greater security. WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) - A group of
computers and associated devices that communicate with each other wirelessly..

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