[image] What is QUIC? Everything You Need to KnowNetwork protocols

What is QUIC? Everything You Need to Know

When I hear QUIC, my immediate reaction is, “The QUICk brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” That sentence has been ingrained in me since my first typing classes decades ago! I doubt the creators of QUIC were going for this type of reaction when…

Steve PetryschukSep 14, 2021
[image] Classful and Classless Addressing ExplainedNetwork protocols

Classful and Classless Addressing Explained

The advantages of classless addressing far outweigh their complexity. But what are they, and how…

Steve PetryschukJul 27, 2021
[image] The What and The Why of TLS InspectionNetwork management

The What and The Why of TLS Inspection

Let’s look at what the process of a secure connection through TLS entails, how it can be used…

Steve PetryschukMay 25, 2021
[image] SNMPv2 vs. SNMPv3: An SNMP Versions Comparison TableNetwork protocols

SNMPv2 vs. SNMPv3: An SNMP Versions Comparison Table

The most significant difference between SNMP v2 and v3 is the level of security for the user on…

Steve PetryschukMay 19, 2021
[image] What is 802.1X Authentication?Network protocols

What is 802.1X Authentication?

Want to understand network access control, and authentication 802.1X at the base layer? This…

Steve PetryschukApr 27, 2021
[image] What is an ARP Table?Network protocols

What is an ARP Table?

Let's peer under the hood of how ARP tables help us see data similar to the "show arp" or "arp-a"…

Steve PetryschukApr 10, 2021
[image] sFlow vs NetFlow: What’s the Difference?Network protocols

sFlow vs NetFlow: What’s the Difference?

Two of the most common flow protocols you’ll run into are NetFlow and sFlow, and these are some…

Andrés TapiaJul 28, 2020
[image] Network Basics: What Is Link Aggregation & How Does It Work?Network management

Network Basics: What Is Link Aggregation & How Does It Work?

Link aggregation is a way of bundling a bunch of individual Ethernet links together so they act…

Kevin DooleyDec 6, 2016
[image] 6 Common Spanning Tree Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

6 Common Spanning Tree Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Spanning tree is a Good Thing. It saves you from loops, which will completely shut down your…

Kevin DooleyOct 4, 2016
[image] Setting Up a Redundant Internet Connection With BGP

Setting Up a Redundant Internet Connection With BGP

One of the most critical network links in any organization is the link to the Internet. Here’s…

Ethan BanksDec 2, 2014
[image] Networking Basics: OSPF Protocol Explained

Networking Basics: OSPF Protocol Explained

OSPF is one of the few network protocols you can count on being available just about anywhere.…

Ethan BanksNov 4, 2014
[image] Network Basics: Spanning Tree ProtocolNetwork protocols

Network Basics: Spanning Tree Protocol

For new networkers, Spanning Tree Protocol can be intimidating. But don’t worry! In this…

Ethan BanksJun 9, 2014
[image] Network Basics: What is EIGRP?Network protocols

Network Basics: What is EIGRP?

There are many different routing protocols to choose from, but folks in a predominantly Cisco…

Ethan BanksMay 5, 2014
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