(split h&-rī´z&n) (n.) A routing technique that eliminates the chance of a routing scheme creating routing loops, effectively making routing more efficient. When a router in a network with only one data path receives a data packet, it does not send routing information back along the path on which the packet traveled (i.e., to an adjacent router); it only sends the information forward so that there is no possibility of the packet being routed back along the path it originally traveled.
- split screen
Division of the display screen into separate parts, each of which displays a different document, or different parts of the same document.
- split tunneling
(split tun´&l-ing) (n.) The process of allowing a remote VPN user to access a public network, most commonly the Internet, at the same time that the user is allowed to access resources on the VPN. This method of network access enables the user to access remote devices, such as a networked printer, at the same […]
Short for spam blog, it’s a slang term used to describe blogs that are established only to promote affiliate Web sites in order to help those sites achieve a better search engine page ranking.
Short for “exploits”, sploitz is a slang term used to mean vulnerabilities in software that can be used by hackers.
(v.) To fool. In networking, the term is used to describe a variety of ways in which hardware and software can be fooled. IP spoofing, for example, involves trickery that makes a message appear as if it came from an authorized IP address.