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Chapter 12

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Which cable type is the most costly to install?
fiber-optic
What do you call a group of data packets that are sent together?
frame
A(n) ________ server acts as a liaison between an intranet and the Internet.
proxy
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standard for WiFi is the ________ standard.
802.11
Client/server networks are said to be ________, in that many tasks can be carried out on the server.
centralized
________ networks do not require a dedicated server.
Peer-to-peer
The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model provides the protocol guidelines for all modern networks and has ________ layers.
5
A(n) ________ needs to be installed on each client computer and server connected to the network to provide the services necessary for them to communicate.
network operating system
A(n) ________ address is the address external entities use to communicate with your network.
IP
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using networks as compared to a stand-alone computer?
increased productivity
Which of the following devices are used to send data between two networks?
routers
________ cable is NOT subject to EMI (electromagnetic interference) and RFI (radio frequency interference).
Fiber-optic
A ________ allows multiple users to connect to the Internet through one connection.
network
For added security, a ________ server can be used as a go-between for internal network computers and an external network (the Internet).
proxy
Packet ________ is a form of protection for your computer that looks at each packet that comes into your computer network.
screening
Which topology connects all computers in sequence on a single cable?
bus
A ________ topology is created when more than one topology is used to build a network.
hybrid
A ________ is a set of rules that defines how information is exchanged on a network.
protocol
________ networks do not need specialized network operating system software.
Peer-to-peer
________ cable contains a glass or plastic core.
Fiber-optic
________ topology refers to the physical or logical arrangement of computers, transmission media (cable), and other network components.
Network
Each type of cable used in a network has a maximum ________ over which signals sent across it can be "heard" by devices connected to it.
run length
In a peer-to-peer network, security can be handled by the server.
False
An authentication server keeps track of who is logging on to the network and which services on the network are available to each user.
True
Each network computer requires a network adapter to enable it to communicate on a network.
True