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Index of Intermediate Networking Articles
The links below contain information on intermediate networking. These articles assume you know the basics of networking. Some of the articles are rather lengthy, but all the information included in these articles is accurate, complete, and important. Take some time to look through them. In many cases, even more advanced readers will find something they didn't know.
VLAN - Describes the concept of the VLAN. VLANs are commonly used to speed up networks and reduce congestion.
RFC - Describes what an RFC is, how they work, and why they are used.
DSLAM Equipment - Describes DSL cabinent equipment, it's configuration, and a short interview with a telco employee.
Wireless Towers - Describes equipment used with for the Sprint PCS wireless network. Also, a short interview with a telco employee.
Intrusion Detection Systems = Provides some information about intrusion detection systems. IDSs should be used in all networks small to large. It is a critical second stage of security after your firewall.
Routing - Describes the common interior protocols used by routers. This includes low and high-end routers.