About This Guide
This chapter includes:
This guide introduces you to the QNX Neutrino Core Networking stack and its manager, io-pkt.
The following table may help you find information quickly in this guide:
|For information on:||Go to:|
|io-pkt and its architecture||Overview|
|Examining and modifying packets, and creating a firewall||Packet Filtering|
|Setting up secure connections||IP Security and Hardware Encryption|
|802.11 a/b/g (WiFi)||WiFi Configuration Using WPA and WEP|
|io-pkt and Qnet||Transparent Distributed Processing|
|Support for different types of network drivers||Network Drivers|
|Related utilities, etc.||Utilities, Managers, and Configuration Files|
|io-pkt and io-net||Migrating from io-net|
|Terms used in this document||Glossary|
Throughout this manual, we use certain typographical conventions to distinguish technical terms. In general, the conventions we use conform to those found in IEEE POSIX publications. The following table summarizes our conventions:
|Code examples||if( stream == NULL )|
|File and pathnames||/dev/null|
|Keyboard input||something you type|
|Programming data types||unsigned short|
|Programming literals||0xFF, "message string"|
We use an arrow (-->) in directions for accessing menu items, like this:
You'll find the Other... menu item under.
We use notes, cautions, and warnings to highlight important messages:
|Notes point out something important or useful.|
|Cautions tell you about commands or procedures that may have unwanted or undesirable side effects.|
|Warnings tell you about commands or procedures that could be dangerous to your files, your hardware, or even yourself.|
In our documentation, we use a forward slash (/) as a delimiter in all pathnames, including those pointing to Windows files.
We also generally follow POSIX/UNIX filesystem conventions.
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