This section summarises the content on this page (read on for the full tutorial):
- The Ethernet LAN networking protocol is known as 802.11, WiFi extensions a/b/g/n
- On the LAN the MAC address is king, but maps to an IP address.
- DHCP provides us with an IP address and all required info to access the Internet.
After just having learnt all about IP networks it may come as a surprise that on your LAN
the protocol used to exchange messages is ethernet and the addresses used are MAC addresses
not IP addresses.
WWW, FTP, eMail and TCP ports