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Noun1.communications protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
file transfer protocol, FTP - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
HTTP, hypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
musical instrument digital interface, MIDI - a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
TCP, transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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The advisory details the DDoS threat posed by NetBIOS name server reflection, RPC portmap reflection, and Sentinel reflection in full, including payload analysis, a Snort rule, and system hardening best practices.
Says Lim, "We reiterated to users that we do not condone NetBIOS usage, and we have enforced a policy to control it.
TGV is the first vendor to provide NetBIOS over TCP/IP support using Microsoft's own NetBIOS module.
Joint Product Development of internetworking products, including NetBIOS Name Caching for IP, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) optimization, and the integration of the companies' respective node management applications, as well as the ability to have a Wellfleet router obtain its IP address from an NT Server via DHCP;
HyperIP is qualified with industry-leading data replication products like: EMC SRDF Adaptive Copy and SRDF/A on Gigabit Ethernet Directors, Network Appliance SnapMirror and SnapVault, Veritas Volume Replicator and Replicator Exec, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Microsoft Exchange NetBIOS, Oracle DataGuard and DB Rsync, NSI Double-Take, Maranti CoreStor Replication and industry-standard FTP.
Acadia/VxD also includes a VxD implementation of NetBIOS with wide area network extensions.
MS04-045: This vulnerability potentially causes service failures or executions of arbitrary code with the Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS), which provides address resolution for NetBIOS systems running in an Internet Protocol (IP) environment.
Initially delivered in December 1993, Proteon's DLSw is an IBM- sponsored method for transmitting SNA and NetBIOS traffic across TCP/IP Internet Protocol (IP) wide area networks (WANs).
HyperIP R5 has added proxy server support and is now tested and NetEx qualified with EMC SRDF Adaptive Copy and SRDF/A on Gigabit Ethernet Directors, Network Appliance SnapMirror, Veritas Volume Replicator and NetBackup, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Microsoft Exchange NetBIOS, Oracle DB Rsync, NSI DoubleTake, McDATA iFCP, industry-standard iSCSI and industry-standard FTP.