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Network Protocols Flashcards

Network Protocols Flashcards
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Name the protocol with the symbol IMAP that is an updated version of the protocol allowing email access.
Internet Message Access Protocol
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Name the protocol with a symbol of POP3 that is a common protocol for accessing email.
Transport Layer Security/Secure Socket Layer
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Name the protocol with the symbol HTTP/HTTPS that allows you to access websites on your web browser, sometimes securely with encryption.
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol/Secure
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Protocols that are designed by developers of a specific company or program. To use them, outside programmers would need to pay a royalty and obtain permission.
Proprietary protocols
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Most common protocols. They are free to use by any programmer and are often regulated by organizations like the Internet Society.
Standard protocols
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Network protocols are divided into these. For example, the first one deals more with electrical components, while the last one is more closely related to computer users.
Layers
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The standard practices of how computers communicate online. All devices connected to the internet act in accordance to these rules and specifications, which are like traffic laws for cars.
Network Protocols
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Flashcard Content Overview

In this flashcard set, we will look at the different network protocols, like standard and propriety, as well as their uses online. Network protocols are the laws that govern how communication is handled over computer networks. By using this set, you can test yourself on basic network protocols, their symbols, and their uses.

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The standard practices of how computers communicate online. All devices connected to the internet act in accordance to these rules and specifications, which are like traffic laws for cars.
Network Protocols
Network protocols are divided into these. For example, the first one deals more with electrical components, while the last one is more closely related to computer users.
Layers
Most common protocols. They are free to use by any programmer and are often regulated by organizations like the Internet Society.
Standard protocols
Protocols that are designed by developers of a specific company or program. To use them, outside programmers would need to pay a royalty and obtain permission.
Proprietary protocols
Name the protocol with the symbol HTTP/HTTPS that allows you to access websites on your web browser, sometimes securely with encryption.
Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol/Secure
Name the protocol with a symbol of POP3 that is a common protocol for accessing email.
Transport Layer Security/Secure Socket Layer
Name the protocol with the symbol IMAP that is an updated version of the protocol allowing email access.
Internet Message Access Protocol
Name the protocol that has the symbol SMTP and is an email delivery service that transfers email between servers.
Simple Message Transport Protocol
Name the protocol with the symbol DNS that allows websites to have names, rather than IP addresses. For example: Instead of remembering to type in 216.58.219.100, simply use google.com
Domain Name System
Name the protocol that allows people to access the internet through wireless networks.
WiFi
Name the protocol with the symbol TCP that ensures that the information you send online gets to the intended recipient.
Transmission Control Protocol
Name the protocol with the symbol UDP that is similar to TCP, but doesn't allow the same recipient guarantee. It is commonly used for internet video.
User Datagram Protocol
Name the protocol with the symbol IP that is one of the most widely used protocols on the internet. It is used to transmit most of the data packets on the internet.
Internet Protocol
Name the protocol with the symbol ICMP that is used to send error messages about a network error to routers.
Internet Control Message Protocol
iMessage differs from traditional SMS texting because it is this type of protocol, set up specifically for Apple iPhone users.
Proprietary Protocol

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