Flashcards in Ethernet Deck (11)
What is an MDF in a data center?
Main Distribution Frame
What is an IDF in a data center?
Intermediate Distribution Frame
What are the types of coaxial connector?
What are the types of fiber connector?
ST, SC, FC, LC, MTRJ
What is a cable SFP and GBIC?
Small FormFactor Plugable
Gigabit Interface Converter
(Adapter to accomodate cable connectors)
What is LLDP?
Link Layer Discovery Protocol
Discovering neighbouring devices/nodes
What is MTU?
Maximum Transmission Unit
How large a packet can be
What is a MTU blackhole?
A device that doesn't support the MTU will drop the packet with no acknowledgement
What are the types of NIC teaming?
Active-active: All NICs are forwarding traffic
Active-passive: Some NICs are reserved for failover
*device should implement multicast and broadcast only on one NIC
What is block 66 used for?
Telephone connections to connect to central wiring closet