Definitions-Network

May 31
Definitions-Network

​Peer to Peer (P2P)  A network where all PC's can act as client or server for other PC's on a network.

Node- Both the client and the server share resources.

User-Client  The server is what the client 'goes to' for packets.

Service Provider- Server/Host

Service Requester- Client

Domain- A collection of Security principles that share a central directory data-base. The central data-base is typically maintained by a proprietary service provider. (Microsoft)

Enterprise/Private Network-Usually for business in order to interconnect to various company sites.

Federation-Multiple network providers agreeing upon standards of operation. (for example Yahoo-Messenger+ MSN Messenger