LAN segment

LAN segment

A section of a local area network that is used by a particular workgroup or department and separated from the rest of the LAN by a bridge, router or switch. Networks are divided into multiple segments for security and to improve traffic flow by filtering out packets that are not destined for the segment. See subnet mask.
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position in the LAN segment as it has done with the SAN business in the Middle
When data frames are to be transmitted between LAN end-stations, that are not connected to the same LAN segment, an intermediate device is required to "bridge" the frame from one segment to another.
Placing servers on a DMZ LAN segment behind a firewall, as opposed to a publicly-facing segment, is crucial as many of the filtering mechanisms in a firewall can limit access to specific services based on TCP/IP ports, IP addresses and/or protocols.
A VLAN is a group of end devices that populate multiple physical LAN segments and switch ports; they communicate as if they were on a single LAN segment.
VLANs allow IT managers to group users and resources in any formation, regardless of the physical LAN segment to which those resources are attached.
* The DefensePro family of products scales from a branch office device/ LAN segment up to a multiGbps device- providing an end-to-end network wide, scalable and manageable solution.
This summer the district will go to a transparent LAN service net work, or TLS, which means a service provider interconnects school's LANs in such a way that they appear to be interconnected by a LAN segment, says Hawkins.
For optimal assessment on Internet access, LanHound is best deployed on the Internet routing server or the router's LAN segment.
Alternately, multiple Optinet direct 200 servers can be added on a plug-and-play basis to a LAN segment.
Data from this user flows across a LAN segment to a router, then across the WAN, through another router and on to the server by means of another LAN segment.
To increase capacity beyond seven drives, multiple servers can be added to a LAN segment.
EtherHelp collects all or specified traffic on a LAN segment and provides formatted packet traces for post-capture EtherPeek analysis.