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Firewall & VPN

Terms relating to firewalls, which help keep a network safe by not accepting potentially harmful datapackets. Also relates to VPNs, or virtual private networks, that virtually provide a different IP address which makes it seem that the user is using a computer from another location.

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Firewall & VPN

pop-3

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Post Office Point version 3, and refers to an email application protocol that uses port 110/TCP. POP-3 is usually passed through the Raptor Firewall using a GSP.

nic

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Network Interface Card, and is used interchangeably with the term "adapter". Both terms are used when referring to the network communication cards that are placed in the PC.

nntp

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Network News Transport Protocol, and is also known as Usenet, or just simply as News. News is a discussion list application protocol that uses port 119/TCP.

ntp

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means Network Time Protocol, and refers to the application protocol that uses port 123/UDP. The Raptor Firewall comes equipped with a standard proxy for NTP.

e.214

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

E. 214 is a telephone numbering plan used for delivering mobility management related messages in GSM networks. The E. 214 number derived from the IMSI E. 214 numbers are composed of two parts. The ...

HTTP

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means "Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol" and refers the application-level protocol used to browse the World Wide Web. HTTP typically uses port 80/TCP.

FTP

Network hardware; Firewall & VPN

This acronym means "File transfer protocol". The standard ports for FTP are 21/TCP (control) and 20/TCP (data). The firewall can pass FTP through its standard proxy, as well as browser FTP proxied ...

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