Unit 1: Chapter Exercises
1. What is free software? List three characteristics of free software.
Free software is software that users have the freedom to distribute and change. Some users may obtain
copies at no
Unit 1: Exercise 1. IP Addressing Scenario
1. The subnet range that should be used for this volume of users would be 255.255.255.224
2. For these networks IP addresses should be statically assigned to help with troubleshooting.
Unit 2: Exercise 1. DNS Scenario
-Dear, Junior Admin
To answer your question for both offices the answer is yes. DNS is required for both because
without it the computers would not be able to share information with each other. DNS is
Unit 1: Assignment 1
If you have a network, regardless of how many users, you must have DNS or else your
clients would have no way of sending and receiving information. The computer would not know
where to send information to. DHCP o
Unit 1: Exercise 1. Local Exchange
Technology has come a long way from the first days of the computer. Nowadays you can
turn on your computer, or gaming system, and connect with millions of people across the globe.
But how exactly do
Unit 2. Lab 1. Cloud Computing Research
Unit 3: Assignment 1- Active Directory Design Scenario
First off you would need to determine the size of the building that the physical network
will be held in. This is to help determine wire, server, and node placement. Second, dete
Unit 3: Assignment 1. Network Topology Paper
Reasons For Use
-All devices are connected to a
central Hub, or switch, and can
share data. It is easy to install and
manage but bottlenecks can occur
Unit 3: Exercise 1. Specifications Definitions
1. Application- A system, the transmission method of which is supported by telecommunications
cabling, such as 100Base-TX Ethernet, or digital voice.
2. Unshielded Twisted-Pair- A cable
Unit 4: Exercise 1. Cabling Definitions
1. Horizontal Cable-The cabling between and including the telecommunications outlet and the
2. Backbone Cable- A cable connection between telecommunications or wiring
Unit 3: Exercise 1 Company Merger Scenario
First off we would need to determine what their setup is like. We know that the new
company has a directory service but we would need to know how many domain controllers, if
any, they are ru
Unit 2: Assignment 1- Service Provider Types
RBOCS- The Regional Bell Operating Companies are the 3 top phone companies in the country,
better known as AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink. They compete for local business with
CLECs, or co
Unit 2: Assignment 1. DHCP Troubleshooting.
Dear Junior Admin,
It sounds like you are having some issues with the DHCP settings. The first thing to check would
be to make sure that the scope range is correct and continuous making sur
Unit 1: Assignment 1
1. Which of the following is true about 1 bit?
2. Which of the following terms means approximately 106 bytes?
3. Which answer lists the correct number of bits associated with each term?
4. Which of the following
Unit 2 Assignment 2: Computer Basics Review
1. D. Stuff
2. B. Bobs incoming email server.
3. C. The call uses both analog and digital electrical signals
D. The call represents short sounds as a unique set of bits.
4. C. The call uses
Unit 8: Assignment 1. Networking Protocols Review
12. A. & D.
3. C. & D.
13. B. & C.
14. A. & C.
6. B. & D.
16. A. & C.
7. B. & D.
17. B. & D.
19. B. & C.
Unit 4: Assignment 1. Physical Layer Network Concepts Review
2. B. & D.
3. A. & C.
13. A. & D.
4. B. & D.
15. B. & D.
7. A. & B.
18. A. & D.
20. B. C. & D
Lab 2.2: Network Drives
2.2.1- If the organization were to buy a printer for everyone the cost would be $3,600 compared
to one $500 high-capacity printer. The drawbacks to having 1 would be a back-up in printing
jobs. The cost of hav
Unit 7: Assignment 1. WAN Review
2. A. & B.
3. A. & B.
13. C. & D.
15. B. & D.
6. B. & C.
16. B. & C.
19. A. & C.
20. B. & D.
Switched Circuit- A
Unit 5: Assignment 2: Ethernet Local Area Networks Review
12. B. & C.
14. A. & C.
15. A. & C.
16. A. & B.
9. A. & C.
10. A. & D
Unit 3 Assignment 1: Networking Models Review
2. B. & C.
3. B. & C.
4. B & D.
14. B. & D.
5. C. & D.
6. D. & C.
16. A. & D.
17. A. & C.
18. B. & C.
20. A. B. & C.
Unit 5 Labs
5.1.1- The IEEE 802.1 standard refers to the subject of managing computer networks, including
security, performance, and reliability.
5.1.2- The 802.3 standard that originally defined Power Over Ethernet was 802.
Unit 9: Labs
Lab 9.1- Broadband Internet
9.1.1- Internet connections using dial-up modems are outdated because of their speed and the fact that
it used an outdated protocol for internet. The maximum data rate for dial-up connections
Unit 5: Assignment 1: Exploring LAN Switches
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Kamazon Floor Plan
By: Anthony Galvan & Damian Blackmon
Uses 1 switch per
Runs wiring up the outside
of the building.
Most of cost will be on
Left over ports on switches
will be used for expansion
in the future.
Lab 2.3: Network types and topologies
2.3.1- LAN (Local Area Network), MAN (Metropolitan Area Network), PAN (Private Area
Network), WAN (Wide Area Network). For the most part the difference between these different
types of networks i
Unit 3: Labs
Lab 3.1: Network Reference Models
3.1.1- If wireless devices were not governed by the Wi-Fi Alliance certain devices would not be
able to communicate because they would not be compatible. More money would have to be
Unit 6: Labs
6.1.1- BSS- A wireless LAN made up of only 1 access point.
ESS- A wireless LAN made up of more than 1 access point.
Unit 10 Labs
10.1.1- A synchronize packet is sent, then a synchronize-acknowledge is sent, then an acknowledge is
sent, finally a connection is established. This process is important because with this design a host can
initiate and n