ISSC340Week2Assignment - b. Fiber Distributed Data...

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Name: Date: ISSC340 Week 2 Assignment (3% of Grade) APUS/Kageorgis The purpose of this activity is to reinforce what you have learned so far about local area network technologies. 1. Which of the following is a disadvantage of bus topologies? a. Troubleshooting b. Nonstandard topology c. Does not support ethernet networks d. Moderate data speed 2. Which of the following is a disadvantage of wireless (cell) topologies? a. Cannot be integrated with other topologies b. Requires excessive amounts of cable c. Low bandwidth d. No defined standards 3. Which of the following uses coaxial cable terminated at each end? a. Star b. Ring c. Mesh d. Bus 4. For each of the following items, identify the topology it describes: Tree, Ring, Bus, Star, Logical star, Wireless (cell), Hybrid a. Uses carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) as an access method:
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Unformatted text preview: b. Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) uses this topology: c. Often used for broadband transmission (including video transmission): d. A central processor or central hub serves as a concentrator: e. Uses an access point when part of a hybrid topology: f. Ethernet and AppleTalk are based in this topology: g. Nodes connect to a central hub or switch: h. Combines two or more standard topologies: i. Uses a hub or media access unit (MAU) in a central location: j. Collision detection (CD) and collision avoidance (CA) are used in this topology: k. Supports bandwidths of 100 Mbps or more over twisted pair cable: l. Uses token passing as an access method: 5. Describe the basic features of star topologies. (about 120 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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