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Networking

I have encountered various networking protocols and used a variety of tools and applications relating to networking diagnostics. Some are listed below.

Protocols

  • Current
    • TCP/IP suite
    • Ethernet (10base2, 10/100/1000baseT)
    • Wireless (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Previous
    • AppleTalk (over Ethernet and LocalTalk)
    • IPX/SPX
    • NetBIOS/NetBEUI

Applications

  • TCP/IP utilities (ping, arp, route, traceroute)
  • Packet capture and analysis (WireShark)

Hardware

  • workgroup hubs/switches
  • protocol analyzers
  • residential routers
  • residential wiring

Cabling

  • Category 5/5e and higher (including termination, patching, and diagnostics)
  • Coaxial