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Question 1 :

What is redirector?

Answer :

Redirector is software that intercepts file or prints I/O requests and translates them into network requests. This comes under presentation layer.

Question 2 :

What is packet filter?

Answer :

Packet filter is a standard router equipped with some extra functionality. The extra functionality allows every incoming or outgoing packet to be inspected. Packets meeting some criterion are forwarded normally. Those that fail the test are dropped.

Question 3 :

What is logical link control?

Answer :

One of two sub layers of the data link layer of OSI reference model, as defined by the IEEE 802 standard. This sub layer is responsible for maintaining the link between computers when they are sending data across the physical network connection.

Question 4 :

What is traffic shaping?

Answer :

One of the main causes of congestion is that traffic is often busy. If hosts could be made to transmit at a uniform rate, congestion would be less common. Another open loop method to help manage congestion is forcing the packet to be transmitted at a more predictable rate. This is called traffic shaping.

Question 5 :


Answer :

NETBIOS is a programming interface that allows I/O requests to be sent to and received from a remote computer and it hides the networking hardware from applications.
NETBEUI is NetBIOS extended user interface. A transport protocol designed by microsoft and IBM for the use on small subnets.