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Guide to Networking Essentials 8th Edition

Guide to Networking Essentials (8th Edition)

Book Edition8th Edition
SubjectComputer Science
Chapter 6, End of Chapter, Review Questions, Exercise 6
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Identifying Layers


Time Required: 15 minutes


Objective: Use a host device in Packet Tracer to identify layers in the network interface.


Required Tools and Equipment: A computer with Packet Tracer installed, and Packet Tracer file vlab5-1.pkt, which is available from the Cengage Web site


Description: In this project, you examine the network interface properties of a host device and identify which properties belong to which TCP/IP model layers. Figure 5-21 shows the topology for this lab.


Click Settings in the left column under the GLOBAL heading (see Figure 5-23). In the section labeled Gateway/DNS IPv4, at what layer of the TCP/IP model do the Gateway and DNS Server field operate?


Gateway: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

DNS Server: __________________________________________________________________________________________


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