• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint

Review Questions

1:What general steps are required to install a SOHO LAN?
A1: Answer: A SOHO LAN is installed by cabling the facility, installing NICs in each PC host, installing driver programs, configuring the Windows protocol software, defining users, and sharing PC host resources.
2:A DNS server does what?
A2: Answer: Domain Name Service (DNS) translates PC host names into IP addresses.
3:What Windows service is similar to DNS?
A3: Answer: The Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) translates NetBIOS names into IP addresses on a Windows LAN.
4:What SOHO LAN installation task is most often overlooked or left incomplete?
A4: Answer: Documentation is the task that no one wants to do. However, a SOHO LAN that is not documented will be documented the first time a cabling problem occurs or the network cabling is expanded.
5:What software dominates peer-to-peer LANs?
A5: Answer: Windows software dominates peer-to-peer LANs. Windows XP will soon replace Windows 9x as the software used on most home-office LANs.
6:How is the type of transmission between a NIC and the hub controlled?
A6: Answer: Once the NIC driver program is installed it can be used to change the transmission between the NIC and the hub from automatically detected to half- or full-duplex transmission and 10 or 100 Mbps.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint