Configuring networks

In this lesson, students will compare peer-to-peer networks with client-server networks. They will also build and configure three networks using Packet Tracer.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 6

Q1.What does LAN stand for?

1/6

Q2.Which of the following is NOT part of a PAN?

2/6

Q3.What type of network is a mobile phone network?

3/6

Q4.Are switches and firewalls more likely to be found in home or business networks?

4/6

Q5.What is the most commonly used network topology in modern networks?

5/6

Q6.Which of the following is a disadvantage of the bus network?

6/6

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What does LAN stand for?

1/6

Q2.Which of the following is NOT part of a PAN?

2/6

Q3.What type of network is a mobile phone network?

3/6

Q4.Are switches and firewalls more likely to be found in home or business networks?

4/6

Q5.What is the most commonly used network topology in modern networks?

5/6

Q6.Which of the following is a disadvantage of the bus network?

6/6

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Quiz:

Configuring Networks

This will assess what you learned during the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In what type of network do all computers have equal status?

1/5

Q2.In what type of network is there a heavy reliance on a central computer?

2/5

Q3.Select the advantages of a peer-to-peer network.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Select the advantages of a client-server network.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.What does the acronym DHCP stand for?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Configuring Networks

This will assess what you learned during the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.In what type of network do all computers have equal status?

1/5

Q2.In what type of network is there a heavy reliance on a central computer?

2/5

Q3.Select the advantages of a peer-to-peer network.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Select the advantages of a client-server network.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.What does the acronym DHCP stand for?

5/5

Lesson summary: Configuring networks

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