ISSC340Week7Assignment

ISSC340Week7Assignment - d. When a user wants to print a...

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Name: Date: ISSC340 Week 7 Assignment (3% of Grade) APUS/Kageorgis Pre-Assessment 7 & Activity 7-1: Reviewing LAN components The purpose of this activity is to reinforce what you have learned so far about local area network technologies. 1. True or false: The server is the hardware that allows a node or station to have access to the network. 2. True or false: An advantage of a gateway is that it selects the most efficient path and regenerates the signal to extend it to another LAN. 3. A router provides what function to internetworking? (about 60 words) 4. For each of the following, determine the type of server being described: File server; database server; disk server; print server; communication server; application server; Internet server a. This server provides data access security to data directories and files. b. This server enables an organization to control its online "face" to Internet users. c. This server enables remote users to log on and access the network.
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Unformatted text preview: d. When a user wants to print a file, this server stores information about the print job and queues the request. e. This server can be used to manage e-mail delivery. f. This server supports fault tolerance through disk duplexing. g. When the network or the server is down, the user cannot access the network printers. h. The server manipulates a database in response to a request and sends a reply back to the client. i. This server can help to create a fully distributed computing environment. j. The server ensures that the file is printed by the appropriate printer. k. The server sends the entire file, even when the user needs only a small part of it, so response time can be slow. l. This type of server provides processing for an application running on a client workstation. 5. Identify and describe four methods used by servers to provide data backup, reduce response time, and reduce network and server access time. (about 250 words)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course LAN 340 taught by Professor Bryanjensen during the Spring '12 term at American Public University.

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