ARP Address Resolution Protocol
CAM Content Addressable Memory (in switches)
CGNAT Carrier-Grade NAT
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name
LAN Local Area Network
LB Load Balancing
NAT Network Access Translation
QinQ stacking VLAN ("802.1Q in 802.1Q")
VLAN Virtual LAN
VXLAN virtual extensible LAN
WAN Wide Area Network
aka: Wifi
Wireless LAN
  • QoS (Quality of Service)
  • MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit)
Samba File sharing compatible with Windows and others
OpenSSH secure shell
Pidgin chat via XMPP
Privoxy Filtering proxy
ntopng monitoring network flows
Wireguard VPN

If you want to learn about network stuff, the best idea is to start a homelab and configure services yourself. There is a whole subreddit for homelab enthusiasts.

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