Common operational misconceptions

Grant Ridder shortdudey123 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 20:12:44 CST 2012


I whole-heartedly agree with that last one.

-Grant

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Mario Eirea <meirea at charterschoolit.com>wrote:

> Something that makes me crawl out of my skin is when they refer to an
> access point as "router".
>
> -Mario Eirea
>
> On Feb 15, 2012, at 3:47 PM, "John Kristoff" <jtk at cymru.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi friends,
> >
> > As some of you may know, I occasionally teach networking to college
> > students and I frequently encounter misconceptions about some aspect
> > of networking that can take a fair amount of effort to correct.
> >
> > For instance, a topic that has come up on this list before is how the
> > inappropriate use of classful terminology is rampant among students,
> > books and often other teachers.  Furthermore, the terminology isn't even
> > always used correctly in the original context of classful addressing.
> >
> > I have a handful of common misconceptions that I'd put on a top 10 list,
> > but I'd like to solicit from this community what it considers to be the
> > most annoying and common operational misconceptions future operators
> > often come at you with.
> >
> > I'd prefer replies off-list and can summarize back to the list if
> > there is interest.
> >
> > John
> >
>
>


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