CompTIA A+ - 901-220 - 2.6 - SOHO Configuration
Terms in this set (33)
number of hosts on SOHO network
1-10 connected hosts
SOHO networking medium
Ethernet and/or 802.11
SOHO internet connection
shared among users
number of subnets in a SOHO
type of networking model in SOHO
workgroup (no server)
connection provides a single IP address
connects private network to the internet - typically multifunction
additional wired/wireless connections need...
switches or access points
Step 1 in setting up a SOHO network
Configure the internet connection
Step 2 in setting up a SOHO network
Configure the router
Step 3 in setting up a SOHO network
Step 4 in setting up a SOHO network
Step 5 in setting up a SOHO network
Secure the SOHO network
configuring the internet connection means...
connecting the Ethernet to WAN
configuring the router means...
changing passwords and updating firmware
Enabling NAT means...
allows multiple computers to share a single public IP address
private networks can use these IP addresses
10.0.0.0 to 10.255.255.255
172.16.0.0 to 172.31.255.255
192.168.0.0 to 192.168.255.255
Configuring the DHCP means...
server will automatically assign IP addresses within the range you specify
Securing the SOHO network means...
Configure firewall, filtering and secure the device in a locked cabinet
Changing the default SSID means...
changing the default name and also disabling the broadcast
Configuring the wireless protocol means...
selecting the correct standard such as 802.11n or mixed mode (both n/g)
Configuring the channel means...
not choosing one that overlaps or conflicts with other access points in the area; can use auto feature
Configuring encryption and authentication means...
using WPA2 with AES to create a shared key for users to connect
Enabling the MAC address filter means...
you can allow or block certain devices on the network
Disable DHCP for wireless clients means...
that only wireless devices with the IP range can connect, which is more secure
Access point placement means...
that the location of device can affect signal strength and network access
Configuring Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) means...
that you can connect compatible devices easily with the push of a button
Home network is designed for use on networks because...
you know and trust each device on the network
Work network is designed to be used because...
of a SOHO environment or other small business network
Public network is designed for use on...
unknown or public networks (e.g., a coffee shop or other public Wi-Fi network)
Network discovery is enabled. This means other computers and devices on the network are able to see and connect to each other
Network discovery is enabled; however, the computer is unable to create or join a homegroup
Network discovery is disabled. This means other computers on the network cannot see you and you cannot see them
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