TCP/IP & Subnet Masking Protocols – Properties, Calculation, etc.

Everybody now-a-days uses the TCP/IP protocol. It is actually a TCP/IP protocol Suite, or multiple protocols tied together. TCP/IP v4 is not the same as TCP/IP v6. They are very different in terms of configurations. What Are TCP/IP Protocols? The main protocols are: TCP or Transmission Control Protocol (TCP is on OSI Layer 4; Transport […]

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Networking: IP Address vs DNS vs DHCP

What is IP Address? An Internet Protocol Address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer or printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principle functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. What is DNS? The Domain Name […]

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The 7 Layer OSI Model of IT Troubleshooting

So the Open System Interconnected Model; aka OSI Model is a conceptual model that characterizes and standardizes the communication functions of a telecommunication or computing system without regard of their underlying internal structure and technology. The point of the OSI model is that it is used as a guide or map to help in troubleshooting […]

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