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Users are reporting their network is extremely slow. The technician discovers pings to external host have excessive response times. However, internal pings to printers and other PCs have acceptable response times. Which of the following steps should the technician take NEXT?

Users are reporting their network is extremely slow. The technician discovers pings to external host have excessive response times. However, internal pings to printers and other PCs have acceptable response

Which of the following actions should the contractor take to ensure the cable runs meet specifications and the network functions properly?

A contractor is setting up and configuring conference rooms for a convention. The contractor sets up each room in the conference center to allow wired Internet access going to individual

A network administrator has a monitoring system in place that is currently polling hundreds of network devices at regular intervals. The continuous polling is causing high CPU utilization on the server. Which of the following tasks should the administrator perform to resolve the CPU issue while maintaining full monitoring capabilities?

A network administrator has a monitoring system in place that is currently polling hundreds of network devices at regular intervals. The continuous polling is causing high CPU utilization on the

A typical cell tower will have microwave and cellular antennas. Which of the following network topologies do these represent? (Choose two.)

A typical cell tower will have microwave and cellular antennas. Which of the following network topologies do these represent? (Choose two.) A. Point-to-multipoint B. Bus C. Point-to-point D. Mesh E.

A company has contracted with an outside vendor to perform a service that will provide hardware, software, and procedures in case of a catastrophic failure of the primary datacenter. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is concerned because this contract does not include a long-term strategy for extended outages. Which of the following should the CIO complete?

A company has contracted with an outside vendor to perform a service that will provide hardware, software, and procedures in case of a catastrophic failure of the primary datacenter. The

The process of attempting to exploit a weakness in a network after being given permission by the company is known as:

The process of attempting to exploit a weakness in a network after being given permission by the company is known as: A. penetration testing B. vulnerability scanning C. reconnaissance D.

A disgruntled employee executes a man-in-the-middle attack on the company network. Layer 2 traffic destined for the gateway is redirected to the employee’s computer. This type of attack is an example of:

A disgruntled employee executes a man-in-the-middle attack on the company network. Layer 2 traffic destined for the gateway is redirected to the employee’s computer. This type of attack is an

A company recently upgraded all of its printers to networked multifunction devices. Users can print to the new devices, but they would also like the ability to scan and fax files from their computers. Which of the following should the technician update to allow this functionality?

A company recently upgraded all of its printers to networked multifunction devices. Users can print to the new devices, but they would also like the ability to scan and fax

Which of the following is used to classify network data for the purpose of providing QoS?

Which of the following is used to classify network data for the purpose of providing QoS? A. STP B. VLANs C. SIP D. DSCP Answer: D

Which of the following solution sets properly addresses all of the identified requirements?

An engineer is reviewing the implementation requirements for an upcoming project. The basic requirements identified by the customer include the following: WLAN architecture supporting speeds in excess of 150 Mbps

Which of the following MUST be implemented to share metrics between routing protocols within the same router?

Which of the following MUST be implemented to share metrics between routing protocols within the same router? A. Routing loop B. Routing table C. Route redistribution D. Dynamic routes Answer:

A network technician is diagnosing a time-out issue generated from an end user’s web browser. The web browser issues standard HTTP get and post commands to interact with the website. Given this information, the technician would like to analyze the entire TCP handshake of the HTTP requests offline. Which of the following tools would allow the technician to view the handshake?

A network technician is diagnosing a time-out issue generated from an end user’s web browser. The web browser issues standard HTTP get and post commands to interact with the website.

A single PRI can deliver multiple voice calls simultaneously using which of the following Layer 1 technologies?

A single PRI can deliver multiple voice calls simultaneously using which of the following Layer 1 technologies? A. Time division multiplexing B. Analog circuit switching C. CSMA/CD D. Time division

A telecommunications provider has just deployed a new OC-12 circuit at a customer site. While the circuit showed no errors from the provider end to the customer’s demarcation point, a network administrator is trying to determine the cause of dropped packets and errors on the circuit. Which of the following should the network administrator do to rule out any problems at Layer 1? (Choose two.)

A telecommunications provider has just deployed a new OC-12 circuit at a customer site. While the circuit showed no errors from the provider end to the customer’s demarcation point, a

As part of a transition from a static to a dynamic routing protocol on an organization’s internal network, the routing protocol must support IPv4 and VLSM. Based on those requirements, which of the following should the network administrator use? (Choose two.)

As part of a transition from a static to a dynamic routing protocol on an organization’s internal network, the routing protocol must support IPv4 and VLSM. Based on those requirements,

A network technician receives a spool of Cat 6a cable and is asked to build several cables for a new set of Ethernet runs between devices. Which of the following tools are MOST likely needed to complete the task? (Choose three.)

A network technician receives a spool of Cat 6a cable and is asked to build several cables for a new set of Ethernet runs between devices. Which of the following

An administrator is moving to a new office. There will be several network runs through the ceiling area of the office. Which of the following is the BEST to utilize in these areas?

An administrator is moving to a new office. There will be several network runs through the ceiling area of the office. Which of the following is the BEST to utilize

A technician must determine if a web page user’s visits are connecting to a suspicious website’s IP address in the background. Which of the following tools would provide the information on TCP connections?

A technician must determine if a web page user’s visits are connecting to a suspicious website’s IP address in the background. Which of the following tools would provide the information

Which of the following devices, if implemented, would result in decreased administration time of an 802.11 network running centralized authentication services? (Choose two.)

Which of the following devices, if implemented, would result in decreased administration time of an 802.11 network running centralized authentication services? (Choose two.) A. VPN concentrator B. Proxy server C.

A technician is investigating a server performance issue. The technician has gathered the server utilization statistics. Which of the following should the technician use to determine which statistics are not in the normal range?

A technician is investigating a server performance issue. The technician has gathered the server utilization statistics. Which of the following should the technician use to determine which statistics are not

Which of the following is MOST effective in resolving this issue?

A systems administrator has recently purchased and installed a large electronic signage screen for the company’s parking garage. The screen’s management software was installed on a server with public IP

An ISP technician gets a call from a business that just changed equipment but can no longer connect to the Internet. The technician checks the ARP table on the ISP switch, and there is no corresponding MAC address present. Instead, the entry is “Incomplete”. Which of the following could cause this condition?

An ISP technician gets a call from a business that just changed equipment but can no longer connect to the Internet. The technician checks the ARP table on the ISP

Which of the following protocols do MOST MITM attacks utilize?

Which of the following protocols do MOST MITM attacks utilize? A. ARP B. SIP C. FTP D. SCP Answer: A

A technician is planning a remote-access strategy to manage routers and switches on a dedicated management network. The management network is segregated from the production network and uses site-to-site VPN connections. Some of the equipment does not support encryption. Which of the following should the technician choose that all the equipment would support?

A technician is planning a remote-access strategy to manage routers and switches on a dedicated management network. The management network is segregated from the production network and uses site-to-site VPN

An end-user device requires a specific IP address every time it connects to the corporate network; however, corporate policy does not allow the use of static IP addresses. Which of the following will allow the request to be fulfilled without breaking the corporate policy?

An end-user device requires a specific IP address every time it connects to the corporate network; however, corporate policy does not allow the use of static IP addresses. Which of

A technician is upgrading the firmware on an older KVM switch. The specifications call for a serial port to connect to the computer on one side, and an Ethernet jack to connect to the switch on the other side. Which of the following connectors does the technician need for this cable? (Choose two.)

A technician is upgrading the firmware on an older KVM switch. The specifications call for a serial port to connect to the computer on one side, and an Ethernet jack

A technician is setting up a branch office on a point-to-point connection. Which of the following IP network blocks is the MOST efficient use of IP address space for the router connections between the two sites?

A technician is setting up a branch office on a point-to-point connection. Which of the following IP network blocks is the MOST efficient use of IP address space for the

Which of the following physical network topologies was created?

A network technician has created a network that consists of a router, a firewall, a switch, and several PCs. Which of the following physical network topologies was created? A. Star

Users have been experiencing slow network response times, and management has asked the network technician to provide evidence of network improvement. After optimizing the network, which of the following would be required?

Users have been experiencing slow network response times, and management has asked the network technician to provide evidence of network improvement. After optimizing the network, which of the following would

Which of the following is a reason why a business may be hesitant to move sensitive data to a SaaS cloud service?

Which of the following is a reason why a business may be hesitant to move sensitive data to a SaaS cloud service? A. Decreased performance of internal network B. Loss

Which of the following is MOST likely issue with the cable?

A computer lab on a campus network was recently reconfigured using recycled network cables. One of the 24 computers in the lab is unable to connect to the network after

A technician is replacing a switch at a branch office and discovers the existing backbone cable does not fit in the new switch. The fiber patch panel has circular connections. The new switch has a transceiver that accepts a smaller square adapter of two strands. Which of the following patch cables would the technician need to complete the installation?

A technician is replacing a switch at a branch office and discovers the existing backbone cable does not fit in the new switch. The fiber patch panel has circular connections.

A company has a web-based application that is used by many different departments. The company has experienced some overload of resources on the database server. The network administrator implements a network device in between the servers and the database. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of this device?

A company has a web-based application that is used by many different departments. The company has experienced some overload of resources on the database server. The network administrator implements a

A network technician is connecting two switches together. Which of the following protocols should the technician use to increase speed and fault tolerance?

A network technician is connecting two switches together. Which of the following protocols should the technician use to increase speed and fault tolerance? A. SIP B. BGP C. LACP D.

Which of the following is the correct port number for NTP?

Which of the following is the correct port number for NTP? A. 25 B. 69 C. 123 D. 161 Answer: C

A network technician is working on a proposal for email migration from an on-premises email system to a vendor-hosted email in the cloud. The technician needs to explain to management what type of cloud model will be utilized with the cloud-hosted email. Which of the following cloud models should the technician identify in the proposal?

A network technician is working on a proposal for email migration from an on-premises email system to a vendor-hosted email in the cloud. The technician needs to explain to management

A network technician is able to connect the switches between two offices, but the offices cannot communicate with each other, as each office uses a different IP addressing scheme. Which of the following devices needs to be installed between the switches to allow communication?

A network technician is able to connect the switches between two offices, but the offices cannot communicate with each other, as each office uses a different IP addressing scheme. Which

A technician is trying to determine the IP address of a customer’s router. The customer has an IP address of 192.168.1.55/24. Which of the following is the address of the customer’s router?

A technician is trying to determine the IP address of a customer’s router. The customer has an IP address of 192.168.1.55/24. Which of the following is the address of the

The backups server connects to a NAS device using block-level storage over Ethernet. The performance is very slow, however, and the network technician suspects the performance issues are network related. Which of the following should the technician do to improve performance?

The backups server connects to a NAS device using block-level storage over Ethernet. The performance is very slow, however, and the network technician suspects the performance issues are network related.

Which of the following should the technician do FIRST to reconnect the server to the network?

After a server outage, a technician discovers that a physically damaged fiber cable appears to be the problem. After replacing the cable, the server will still not connect to the

A network administrator configures an email server to use secure protocols. When the upgrade is completed, which of the following ports on the firewall should be configured to allow for connectivity? (Choose three.)

A network administrator configures an email server to use secure protocols. When the upgrade is completed, which of the following ports on the firewall should be configured to allow for

Which of the following should current network performance be compared against to determine network anomalies?

Which of the following should current network performance be compared against to determine network anomalies? A. Baseline B. Traffic analysis C. Packet capture D. Logs Answer: A

A network technician wants to remotely and securely access the desktop of a Linux workstation. The desktop is running remote control software without encryption. Which of the following should the technician use to secure the connection?

A network technician wants to remotely and securely access the desktop of a Linux workstation. The desktop is running remote control software without encryption. Which of the following should the

An office network consists of one two-port router connected to a 12-port switch. A four-port hub is also connected to the switch. On this particular network, which of the following is the number of collision domain that exist?

An office network consists of one two-port router connected to a 12-port switch. A four-port hub is also connected to the switch. On this particular network, which of the following

Which of the following should be implemented?

A network administrator wants to ensure sensitive data is not exfiltrated from the system electronically. Which of the following should be implemented? A. DLP B. AUP C. NDA D. SLA

A technician logs onto a system using Telnet because SSH is unavailable. SSH is enabled on the target device, and access is allowed from all subnets. The technician discovers a critical step was missed. Which of the following would allow SSH to function properly?

A technician logs onto a system using Telnet because SSH is unavailable. SSH is enabled on the target device, and access is allowed from all subnets. The technician discovers a

When enabling jumbo frames on a network device, which of the following parameters is being adjusted?

When enabling jumbo frames on a network device, which of the following parameters is being adjusted? A. Speed B. Duplex C. MTU D. TTL Answer: C

Client PCs are unable to receive addressing information from a newly configured interface on a router. Which of the following should be added to allow the clients to connect?

Client PCs are unable to receive addressing information from a newly configured interface on a router. Which of the following should be added to allow the clients to connect? A.

Which of the following should be leveraged to complete this task?

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) wants to move some IT services to a cloud service offering. However, the network administrator still wants to be able to control some parts of

Which of the following should the technician use to reveal the location of the fault?

A technician is troubleshooting a point-to-point fiber-optic connection. The technician is at a remote site and has no connectivity to the main site. The technician confirms the switch and the