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Question 16 :

What is the Network Time Protocol?

Answer :

A protocol that assures accurate local timekeeping with reference to radio and atomic clocks located on the Internet. This protocol is capable of synchronising distributed clocks within milliseconds over long time periods. It is defined in STD 12, RFC 1119.


Question 17 :

What is mesh network?

Answer :

A network in which there are multiple network links between computers to provide multiple paths for data to travel.


Question 18 :

What is RAID?

Answer :

A method for providing fault tolerance by using multiple hard disk drives.


Question 19 :

What is a Management Information Base (MIB)?

Answer :

A Management Information Base is part of every SNMP-managed device. Each SNMP agent has the MIB database that contains information about the device's status, its performance, connections, and configuration. The MIB is queried by SNMP.


Question 20 :

What is cladding?

Answer :

A layer of a glass surrounding the center fiber of glass inside a fiber-optic cable.