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What does ‘AS’ mean? (as in AS routes)

AS number. AS = Autonomous System Number From Wikipedia Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a standardized exterior gateway protocol designed to exchange routing and reachability information between autonomous systems (AS) on the Internet.[1] The protocol is often classified as a path vector protocol, but is sometimes also classed as a distance-vector routing protocol. The Border…

What are the maximum lengths for CAT5 cabling?

100Base-T Cabling Guidelines This section describes 100Base-T cabling guidelines and some common configurations for Catalyst 2800 modules. The following cabling guidelines apply to a 100Base-T network: The maximum length for an Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cable segment is 100 meters. Any cable segment longer than 100 meters must be fiber. A 100Base-T repeater is equivalent…