Tag: protocol

RIP v1 vs RIP v2

With advent of technology, new features and updates started arriving in networking protocols. Same is what happened to  protocol (a distance vector routing protocol running Bellman-Ford algorithm). Initially
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MPLS LDP vs RSVP (-TE)

2 commonly used terms in MPLS are LDP and RSVP-TE. While the former relates to easy provisioning in MPLS setup, the latter i.e. RSVP-TE is related to guarantee
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TCP – Transport Control Protocol

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is one of main Transport Layer protocol which provides reliable, connection-oriented communication over IP networks between two end stations. When data is provided to
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TCP FIN vs RST Packets

TCP FIN and RST are 2 ways in which TCP connection may be terminated. While TCP FIN is pretty softer and graceful way of terminating the TCP connection,
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Default VLAN vs Native VLAN

While configuring switching environments, network engineers get confused with significance of Default VLAN and Native VLAN while using Dot1Q encapsulation over trunk links. Though widely used terms, still
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TACACS vs TACACS+

  TACACS and TACACS+ are the 2 widely talked about protocols engaged in handling remote authentication and services for access control. Let’s quickly touchbase both TACACS and TACACS+
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Difference between CIFS and NFS

NFS is the “Network File System” specifically used for Unix and Linux operating systems. It allows files communication transparently between servers and end users machines like desktops &
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