MISY Chapter 13

The organization responsible for the Internet’s domain name system and IP address allocation
ICANN
A consortium of organizations that develops web protocols and sets standards
W3C
Provides leadership for the orderly growth and development of the Internet
Internet society
Lines are high speed, fiber optic communication lines
OC
Typically made up one or more network switches to which ISPs connect
Internet exchange point
Which of the following has the greatest bandwidth?
OC-768
Individual Internet users enter an ISP through as
point of presence (POP)
The majority of Internet communications follow what kind of model of network communication
clinet/server
Computer that typically use special security protocols to protect personal, sensitive buyer information are know as
commerce servers
The main suite of protocols used on the Internet
TCP/IP
A set of rules for exchanging electronic information is called
a computer protocol
OPen system Internet protocols replaced what system of Internet protocols
proprietary
Uses a dedicated connection between two points with the connection remaining active for the duration of the transmission
circuit switching
Information that is NOT contained in a packet?
The size (in bytes) of the packet
Which protocol transfers HTML data from servers to browsers?
HTTP
Which protocol prepares data for transmission but has no resending capabilities?
UDP
Which protocol is used to transmit email over the Internet
SMTP
If you regularly download and upload files, chances are that you are using
FTP
A unique number that identifies a computer, server, or device connected to the Internet
IP address
An IP addressing scheme that uses 128-bit addressing
IPv6
An IP address that does not change and is usually assigned manually by a network administrator
static address
Server that takes a pool of IP addresses and shares them with hosts on the network on an as-needed basis.
DHCP
The root DNS servers know the location of all DNS servers that contain the master listings for an entire
top-level domain
IPv4 allows for approximately how many different IP adresses
4 billion
When checking to see whether a particular name is registered on the Internet, your computer consults a database that is maintained on what kind of server
DNS
Sending a movie trailer over the Internet is most appropriate using what kind of protocol
Real-time Transport
Transport Layer Security (TLS) and this are two protocols that provide data integrity and security for Internet transmission.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Provides a methodology by which a browser can request that a program file be run rather than just being delivered to the browser
CGI