Homework 9

Chapter 6

1. What are the distinguishing features of a LAN?

2. What is the function of LAN metering software?

3. Discuss why it is important for organizations to enforce policies restricting use of employee-owned hardware and software and unauthorized copies of software.

4. What is a cable plan and why would you want one?

5. How does a logical topology differ from a physical topology?

6. How do Ethernet switches know where to send the packets they receive? Describe how switches gather and use this knowledge.

7. Compare and contrast cut through, store and forward, and fragment-free switching.

8. How does Wi-Fi perform media access control?

9. What is a site survey and why is it important?


Topic revision: r1 - 2014-10-28 - JimSkon
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