Network Administration Questions

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What is the Routing Information Protocol or RIP?

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RIP is a is an interior gateway protocol that was often used in interior networks and in some degree in internet networks. It helps the router adapt to the modifications that are made in a network regarding connections. Now it become less used since more efficient protocols were implemented like OSPF or IS-IS. It is limited to a lower number of routers, a maximum of fifteen router.

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What is multicast?

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To send data/info to group of computers using same network

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What is the difference between TCP and UDP?

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TCP-Transmission Control Protocol


UDP- user Datagram protocol


UDP is user assisted program and converts the application into the encapsulated form and makes it end point for data to send and then TCP helps in transmission or broadcast!

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What command would you type in at a command prompt to view the IP address of the remote computer?

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Ping


Netstat

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What are the main advantages and disadvantages of Fiber-Optic-based networks?

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Advantages      : More efficient and quality of service is better.


Dis advantages: Expensive, complicated

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What is a TCP Session?

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the layer that establishes ,manages and terminates the session between two communticating devices

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What is DHCP scope?

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A scope is a range, or pool, of IP addresses that can be leased to DHCP clients on a given subnet.

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What is a MAC Address?

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MAC- Media Access Control .its a unique identifier defined for certain hardware/network adapters

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