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Lab%208%20-%20Network - Student Handout IST 195 Lab Session...

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Student Handout – IST 195 Lab Session 8 Title of lab: Poking around on the network Learning goal: Students who successfully complete the lab will have gained skills in using the Windows Command Prompt, as well as knowledge of some key network diagnostics that provide information about whether or not and how a personal computer is connected to a network. General instructions: Please pay careful attention and make sure to take notes on any key pieces of information (such as URLs) that you will need to complete the lab. Note that the basic assignment for achieving a B-level grade requires submitting the requested Word file to your LMS assignment drop box by the end of the session. Output of the ipconfig /all & renew commands pasted into the Word file along with a typed explanation of what the output signifies, and the output of the ping command (pinging a distance host such as www.yahoo.co.kr) pasted into the same Word file along with a typed explanation of what the output signifies. To achieve an A-level grade on the lab, you will additionally have to include the following in your electronic submission: Output of the tracert command (tracerting a distance host such as www.yahoo.co.kr and www.yahoo.com) pasted into the same Word file along with a typed explanation of what the output signifies. To complete the lab, please follow these steps: Basic Lab (B-Level Grade) 1. The Windows Command Prompt is a text entry box that is alternative to the Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) for interaction with the operating system. Commands are entered at the prompt, and often modified with command-line switches, which are delimited with a forward slash (/) or a hyphen (-). Most Windows commands have help text, which can be accessed by typing the command followed by /? at the command line. The following steps will lead you through opening the Windows Command prompt and entering a basic command, both without and with a command-line switch. a. Start a Windows Command Prompt ( CMD ), using the following steps: Click Start, Type cmd into the search box, Click OK. b. The command DIR is used to display a list of files in the current directory. Type
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course IST 195 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.

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