ASSIGNMENT 3.1NETWORK TERMS Total Points (19)Complete the following assignment in a WEEBLY page using the course notes. Add it as a page to your website Define LAN.(1)Define WAN.(1)Define MAN.(1)What would our school network be considered, A LAN, A WAN, or A MAN?(1)List the advantages and disadvantages of installing a school network.(4)What is a Network PROTOCOL?(1)List the 5 MOST COMMON NETWORK PROTOCOLS and give a short description of each. (10)
LAN • A local area network LAN is a computer network that interconnects computers in a limited area such as a home school computer laboratory or office building using network media.
WAN • A wide area network (WAN) is a network that covers a broad area.
MAN • A metropolitan area network MAN is a computer network in which two or more computers or communicating devices or networks which are geographically separated but in same metropolitan city and are connected to each other are said to be connected on MAN.
Our School • this school would be placed under man network.
Advantages Of School Network • User access control. • Information storing and sharing. • Connections. • Services. • Internet. • Computing resources. • Flexible Access. • Workgroup Computing.
Disadvantages of school network • Expensive to Install. • Requires Administrative Time. • Servers Fail. • Cables May Break. • Security and compliance.
A Network protocol • A protocol is a set of rules that governs the communications between computers on a network.
5 most common protocol • HTTP | FTP | SMTP | DNS | Telnet • HTTP:The Hypertext Transfer Protocol HTTP is an application protocol for distributed collaborative hypermedia information systems. • FTP:File Transfer Protocol is a standard network protocol used to transfer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet. • SMTP:Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail transmission across Internet Protocol networks. • DNS:The Domain Name System is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network • Telent:Telent Limited is a British radio, telecommunicationand Internet systems installation and services provision company