Definition of token ring in English:

token ring

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  • A local area network in which a node can only transmit when in possession of a sequence of bits (the token), which is passed to each node in turn.
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    • SAN interfaces are typically Fibre Channel and SCSI, rather than Ethernet or token ring.
    • Through the years it's remained in the lead, even with concerted efforts to replace it with more sophisticated token ring, FDDI, and ATM technologies.
    • You shouldn't, unless you are running token ring and have a chattering NIC.

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