LAN port

LAN port / Ethernet portAlternatively referred to as an Ethernet port, network connection, and network port, the LAN port is a port connection that allows a computer to connect to a network using a wired connection. In the picture to the right, is a close up example of what a LAN port looks like for a network cable using a RJ-45 connector. In the case of this example, the two led lights will blink when that port is active and receiving activity.

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Also see: Ethernet, LAN, Network terms, RJ-45