NetComm NP642 User Manual
NP642 IEEE 802.11g PCI Adapter
The method used for splitting IP networks into a series of sub-
groups, or subnets. The mask is a binary pattern that is matched up
with the IP address to turn part of the host ID address ﬁeld into a
ﬁeld for subnets.
Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol. The basic
communication language or protocol of the Internet. It can also be
used as a communications protocol in a private network, i.e. intranet
or internet. When you are set up with direct access to the Internet,
your computer is provided with a copy of the TCP/IP program just
as every other computer that you may send messages to or get
information from also has a copy of TCP/IP.
The amount of data transferred successfully from one point to
another in a given period of time.
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is an encryption scheme used to
protect wireless data communication. To enable the icon will prevent
other stations without the same WEP key from linking with the AP.
One of the additional AP operating modes offered by 54mpbs
Access Point, which allows a pair of APs to act as the bridge
that connects two Ethernet networks or Ethernet enabled clients