The best 802.11 network is useless unless your users can connect to it. Every 802.11 capable system, from smartphones to IoT to desktops, must be configured to access your 802.11 network.
- It takes a lot of software and hardware … working together to make the internet work. … And the challenge we run into is that … we have to make stuff that works together, … that speaks the same language. … So we use the term protocol. … A protocol is nothing more than a set of rules … that allow different things to work together. … For example, I don't care if you have a Windows system, … or a Mac, or a little camera running around. … They can all use IP addressing … because they're all designed to work … with the IP protocol. … Now, IP is great but that only gets addresses … to individual devices. … So we have lots of other protocols. … Most of the time when we talk about what the internet is, … we use a protocol called TCP/IP. … That stands for … transmission control protocol internet protocol. … So really what you're showing here, … that slash shows that we have … two different protocols working together … to help get the data between your systems. … Now, the reason we call it TCP/IP …
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- How TCP and IP work together
- Special IP addresses
- Port numbers
- Working with DNS
- Basic and advanced router configuration
- Troubleshooting networks
- Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
- Repairing wireless connections