How To Start Google Chrome Using Command Line On Windows?

Google Chrome is a popular web browser used by millions of users. Google Chrome can be started in different ways where using the Start Menu or Desktop Shortcut is the most used and easiest way. But we can start Google Chrome via the command line interface by calling it binary. In this tutorial, we examine … Read more

How To Start MySQL via Command Line In Windows and Linux?

MySQL is a popular open-source database used in Windows and Linux operating systems. MySQL is used as a service that can be started, stopped, or restarted via the command line interface. By default, the MySQL service is set to start when the operating system boots. But we can also start the MySQL server via the … Read more

Arp Command Tutorial

Arp Command Tutorial

ARP command is a network command used to list ARP table records and manipulate them. The ARP tables simply store IP Address and MAC address information for the IP and Ethernet networks. The ARP name comes from the Address Resolution Protocol which is used to resolve IP addresses into MAC addresses. Display All ARP Records … Read more

MAC Address Examples

MAC Address Examples

MAC (Media Access Control) Address is used to uniquely identify NICs(Network Interface Cards) in a network. The MAC is heavily used by the Layer 2 Ethernet protocol and assumed as defacto protocol for Layer2 communication. The MAC address consists of 48 bits hexadecimal value. Every mac address is unique in the world theoretically but the … Read more

How To Ping?

How To Ping?

Ping is a term, action, or tool in order to check the network connectivity to the remote hosts or websites. Ping command is the implementation of the ping action where network packets are sent to the remote host and responses are expected. Ping command is used with the IP networks whereas ICMP protocol is used … Read more

Port 445 (SMB-Microsoft Directory Services)

Port 445 (SMB-Microsoft Directory Services)

You are seeing some port numbers or network communications that occur over port 445. What is port 445 registered for? Port 445 is mainly used and registered for the “SMB over IP” communication whereas the SMB is used for Microsoft Directory Services. Actually the SMB or “NBT over IP” uses the port range 137-139 but … Read more

What Are LDAP and LDAPS Port Numbers?

What Are LDAP and LDAPS Port Numbers?

LDAP or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol is a protocol used to provide open and standard access for directory information like users, file shares, permissions, etc. LDAP is created by the IETF as an open standard and different RFCs are created to explain details of the LDAP protocol. The LDAPS is the secured version of the … Read more

How Do I Find The MAC Address On My Computer?

How Do I Find The MAC Address On My Computer?

The MAC (Media Access Control) Address is a unique address assigned to every network interface for the Ethernet, Wireless, and Bluetooth cards. The MAC address is also called an Ethernet address too. MAC address generally matched with an IP address in order to communicate in a LAN with the gateway and other hosts in the … Read more