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QUESTION NO: 1
A UTM is deployed on the external edge of the main corporate office. The office connects to the WAN port of the edge router. The edge router at the main office connects to the remote offices using GRE IPSec tunnels. A network administrator notices that a worm that was not detected by the UTM has spread from the remote sites into the corporate network. The UTM currently has traffic rules applied that should block the port used by the worm. Which of the following steps would MOST likely correct this issue?
A. Move the UTM onto the LAN side of the network
B. Enable TLS inspection on the UTM
C. Enable stateful inspection on the UTM
D. Configure the UTM to deny encrypted files from being transferred
QUESTION NO: 2
A technician has racked a new access switch and has run multimode fiber to a new location. After installing an extended-range 10Gb SFP in the core switch, the technician installed a 10Gb SFP in the access switch and connected the port to the new extension with a fiber jumper. However, the link does not display, and the technician cannot see light emitting from the core switch. Which of the following solutions is MOST likely to resolve the problem?
A. Swap the fiber pairs in one of the SFPs
B. Replace the jumpers with single-mode fiber
C. Set the correct MTU on the new interface
D. Install an optic that matches the fiber type
QUESTION NO: 3
A network technician has implemented ACLs to limit access to cloud-based file storage. Which of the following security mechanisms has the technician enforced?
QUESTION NO: 4
A network technician receives a call from a user in the accounting department stating that Internet connectivity has been lost after receiving a new workstation. No other users in accounting are reporting similar issues. The network technician is able to ping the machine from the accounting department’s router, but is not able to ping the machine from the IT network. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?
A. Incorrect default gateway
B. Duplicate IP address
C. Misconfigured OSPF
D. Improper VLAN assignment
QUESTION NO: 5
A firewall administrator is implementing a rule that directs HTTP traffic to an internal server listening on a non-standard socket. Which of the following types of rules is the administrator implementing?
QUESTION NO: 6
A technician is installing a new wireless badging system on a hospital network. The requirements of the badging system are for it to have its own SSID and low power levels. The badging system has to cover 99.9% of the hospital. Which of the following is the BEST action to take to meet the system requirements?
A. Install additional WAPs
B. Install external antennas
C. Move the WAPs closer to the more populated area
D. Change the antenna types
QUESTION NO: 7
A technician attempts to replace a switch with a new one of similar model from the same vendor. When the technician moves the fiber and SFP plug, the switch does not completely boot up. Considering that the config files are the same, which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the failure?
A. Damaged fiber
B. Corrupted operating system
C. VLAN mismatch
D. Bad port
QUESTION NO: 8
A company has hundreds of nodes on a single subnet and has decided to implement VLANs.
Which of the following BEST describes the benefit of this approach?
A. It segments broadcast domains in the network infrastructure.
B. It provides a faster port to all servers.
C. It provides multiple collision domains on one switchport.
D. It provides multiple broadcast domains within a single collision domain.
QUESTION NO: 9
A company has completed construction of a new datacenter, and the IT staff is now planning to relocate all server and network equipment from the old site to the new site. Which of the following should the IT staff reference to determine the location of the equipment being moved?
A. Rack diagrams
B. Network topology
C. Standard operating procedures
D. Wiring documentation
QUESTION NO: 10
Which of the following would allow a device to maintain the same IP address lease based on the physical address of the network card?
A. MAC address reservation
B. Static IP address
C. IP address exclusion
D. Custom DNS server entry
QUESTION NO: 11
A technician wants to prevent an unauthorized host from connecting to the network via Ethernet. Which of the following is a Layer 2 access control the technician should implement?
A. Access control lists
B. Captive portal
D. Port security
QUESTION NO: 12
A network engineer is configuring wireless access for guests at an organization. Access to other areas in the organization should not be accessible to guests. Which of the following represents the MOST secure method to configure guest access to the wireless network?
A. Guests should log into a separate wireless network using a captive portal
B. Guests should log into the current wireless network using credentials obtained upon entering the facility
C. The existing wireless network should be configured to allow guest access
D. An additional wireless network should be configured to allow guest access
QUESTION NO: 13
The server team has just installed an application across three different servers. They are asking that all requests to the application are spread evenly across the three servers. Which of the following should the network team implement to fulfil the request?
A. Proxy server
B. UTM appliance
C. Content filter
D. Load balancer
QUESTION NO: 14
A network technician is deploying mobile phones for a company’s sales staff. Salespeople frequently travel nationally and internationally to meet with clients, and often have to roam or switch cellular providers. Which of the following standards is the BEST option to fit the requirements?
QUESTION NO: 15
A network administrator has been given a network of 172.16.85.0/21 and wants to know the usable range of IP addresses on that subnet. Which of the following indicates the correct IP address range?
QUESTION NO: 16
A network technician is troubleshooting wireless network issues in a crowded office complex and suspects there is interference from nearby wireless networks. Which of the following should the technician perform to discover possible interference?
A. Site survey
B. Vulnerability scanning
D. Checking logical diagram
E. Bandwidth test
QUESTION NO: 17
A network technician is troubleshooting an issue and has established a theory of probable cause. Which of the following steps should the network technician take NEXT?
A. Test the possible solution
B. Question the users
C. Determine what has changed
D. Document the theory
QUESTION NO: 18
A network technician has discovered a rogue access point placed under an empty cubicle desk. Which of the following should the technician perform to ensure another cannot be placed on the network?
A. Disable unused ports on switches
B. Enable DHCP guard to detect rogue servers
C. Configure WPA2 on all access points
D. Use TACACS+ authentication
QUESTION NO: 19
Which of the following provides the ability to deploy consistent access point configurations from a central location?
A. Wireless controller
B. AAA server
C. WiFi-protected setup
D. Proxy server
E. VPN concentrator
QUESTION NO: 20
A network technician is configuring a wireless network at a branch office. Users at this office work with large files and must be able to access their files on the server quickly. Which of the following 802.11 standards provides the MOST bandwidth?
QUESTION NO: 21
A network administrator configures a router with the following IP address information:
Gigabit Ethernet 1 Interface: 10.10.0.1/24
Serial 0 Interface: 10.10.0.253/30
Clients are connected to a switch on the gigabit Ethernet interface; the ISP is connected to the Serial 0 interface. When the router configuration is complete and client devices are reconfigured, all clients report that they are unable to connect to the Internet. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason?
A. The router was configured with an incorrect IP address
B. The router was configured with an incorrect default gateway
C. The router was configured with an incorrect subnet mask
D. The router was configured with an incorrect loopback address
QUESTION NO: 22
A penetration tester has been tasked with reconnaissance to determine which ports are open on the network. Which of the following tasks should be done FIRST? (Choose two.)
A. Network scan
B. Banner grab
D. DHCP server check
E. Brute-force attack
QUESTION NO: 23
Users are reporting Internet connectivity issues. The network administrator wants to determine if the issues are internal to the company network or if there is an issue with the ISP. Which of the following tools should be used to BEST determine where the outage is occurring?
QUESTION NO: 24
Which of the following security mechanisms dynamically assigns a Layer 2 address and restricts traffic only to that Layer 2 address?
A. Sticky MAC
QUESTION NO: 25
Which of the following is a vulnerable system designed to detect and log unauthorized access?
D. Proxy server
QUESTION NO: 26
According to the OSI model, at which of the following layers is data encapsulated into a packet?
A. Layer 2
B. Layer 3
C. Layer 4
D. Layer 5
E. Layer 6
QUESTION NO: 27
Which of the following WAN technologies is MOST preferred when developing a VoIP system with 23 concurrent channels?
QUESTION NO: 28
A junior network technician is setting up a new email server on the company network. Which of the following default ports should the technician ensure is open on the firewall so the new email server can relay email?
QUESTION NO: 29
Which of the following policies would Joe, a user, have to agree to when he brings in his personal tablet to connect to the company’s guest wireless Internet?
QUESTION NO: 30
In a service provider network, a company has an existing IP address scheme. Company A’s network currently uses the following scheme:
Subnet 1: 192.168.1.0/26
Subnet 1: 192.168.1.65/26
Company b uses the following scheme:
Subnet 1: 192.168.1.50/28
The network administrator cannot force the customer to update its IP scheme. Considering this, which of the following is the BEST way for the company to connect these networks?
QUESTION NO: 31
A network engineer is designing a new network for a remote site. The remote site consists of ten desktop computers, ten VoIP phones, and two network printers. In addition, two of the desktop computers at the remote site will be used by managers who should be on a separate network from the other eight computers. Which of the following represents the BEST configuration for the remote site?
A. One router connected to one 24-port switch configured with three VLANS: one for the manager’s computers and printer, one for the other computers and printer, and one for the VoIP phones
B. Two routers with each router connected to a 12-port switch, with a firewall connected to the switch connected to the manager’s desktop computers, VoIP phones, and printer
C. One router connected to one 12-port switch configured for the manager’s computers, phones, and printer, and one 12-port switch configured for the other computers, VoIP phones, and printer
D. One router connected to one 24-port switch configured with two VLANS: one for the manager’s computers, VoIP phones, and printer, and one for the other computers, VoIP phones, and printer
QUESTION NO: 32
A network technician is troubleshooting an end-user connectivity problem. The network technician goes to the appropriate IDF but is unable to identify the appropriate cable due to poor labeling. Which of the following should the network technician use to help identify the appropriate cable?
A. Tone generator
D. Loopback adapter
QUESTION NO: 33
A network technician notices the site-to-site VPN and Internet connection have not come back up at a branch office after a recent power outage. Which of the following is an out-of-band method the technician would MOST likely utilize to check the branch office’s router status?
A. Use a modem to console into the router
B. Walk a user through troubleshooting the connection
C. Travel to the branch office
D. Hire a contractor to go on-site
QUESTION NO: 34
A network technician is considering opening ports on the firewall for an upcoming VoIP PBX implementation. Which of the following protocols is the technician MOST likely to consider?
QUESTION NO: 35
A device operating at Layer 3 of the OSI model uses which of the following protocols to determine the path to a different network?
QUESTION NO: 36
A network administrator is setting up a web-based application that needs to be continually accessible to the end users. Which of the following concepts would BEST ensure this requirement?
A. High availability
C. NIC teaming
D. Cold site
QUESTION NO: 37
Which of the following devices should a network administrator configure on the outermost part of the network?
A. Media converter
QUESTION NO: 38
A company finds that many desktops are being reported as missing or lost. Which of the following would BEST assist in recovering these devices?
A. Asset tracking tags
B. Motion detectors
C. Security guards
D. Computer locks
QUESTION NO: 39
A technician is connecting a router directly to a PC using the G1/0/1 interface. Without the use of auto-sensing ports, which of the following cables should be used?
QUESTION NO: 40
A technician is diagnosing an issue with a new T1 connection. The router is configured, the cable is connected, but the T1 is down. To verify the configuration of the router, which of the following tools should the technician use?
A. Loopback adapter
B. Cable tester
C. Tone generator
QUESTION NO: 41
A network technician receives a call from a user who is experiencing network connectivity issues. The network technician questions the user and learns the user brought in a personal wired router to use multiple computers and connect to the network. Which of the following has the user MOST likely introduced to the network?
A. Rogue DHCP server
B. Evil twin
C. VLAN mismatch
QUESTION NO: 42
A technician is setting up a direct connection between two older PCs so they can communicate but not be on the corporate network. The technician does not have access to a spare switch but does have spare Cat 6 cables, RJ-45 plugs, and a crimping tool. The technician cuts off one end of the cable. Which of the following should the technician do to make a crossover cable before crimping the new plug?
A. Reverse the wires leading to pins 1 and 2
B. Reverse the wires leading to pins 1 and 3
C. Reverse the wires leading to pins 2 and 3
D. Reverse the wires leading to pins 2 and 4
QUESTION NO: 43
Which of the following is the number of broadcast domains that are created when using an unmanaged 12-port switch?
QUESTION NO: 44
A network engineer wants to segment the network into multiple broadcast domains. Which of the following devices would allow for communication between the segments?
A. Layer 2 switch
B. Layer 3 switch
D. Load balancer
QUESTION NO: 45
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) has noticed the corporate wireless signal is available in the parking lot. Management requests that the wireless network be changed so it is no longer accessible in public areas, without affecting the availability inside the building. Which of the following should be changed on the network?
A. Power levels
C. Distance limitations
D. Channel overlap
QUESTION NO: 46
A network technician is assisting the security team with some traffic captures. The security team wants to capture all traffic on a single subnet between the router and the core switch. To do so, the team must ensure there is only a single collision and broadcast domain between the router and the switch from which they will collect traffic. Which of the following should the technician install to BEST meet the goal?
B. Crossover cable
D. Media converter
QUESTION NO: 47
Based on networks 10.8.16.0/22 and 10.8.31.0/21, which of the following is the BEST summarized
QUESTION NO: 48
A technician discovers that multiple switches require a major update. Which of the following policies should be followed?
A. Change management policy
B. Remote access policy
C. Acceptable use policy
D. Memorandum of understanding
QUESTION NO: 49
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 send-and-receive light levels are within acceptable range. Both fiber SFPs are confirmed as working. Which of the following should the technician use to reveal the location of the fault?
B. Light meter
C. Tone generator
QUESTION NO: 50
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 the cloud service’s networking components. Which of the following should be leveraged to complete this task?
QUESTION NO: 51
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. DHCP lease time
B. IP helper
D. DNS record type
QUESTION NO: 52
When enabling jumbo frames on a network device, which of the following parameters is being adjusted?
QUESTION NO: 53
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. Perform file hashing
B. Generate new keys
C. Update firmware
D. Change default credentials
QUESTION NO: 54
A network administrator wants to ensure sensitive data is not exfiltrated from the system electronically. Which of the following should be implemented?
QUESTION NO: 55
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 domains that exist?
QUESTION NO: 56
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. SSH in tunnel mode
B. RDP set to console connection
QUESTION NO: 57
Which of the following should current network performance be compared against to determine network anomalies?
B. Traffic analysis
C. Packet capture
QUESTION NO: 58
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. TCP 25
B. TCP 110
C. TCP 143
D. TCP 389
E. TCP 587
F. TCP 993
G. TCP 995
QUESTION NO: 59
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 network. Upon inspecting the cable at the server end, the technician discovers light can be seen through one of the two fiber strands. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST to reconnect the server to the network?
A. Reverse the fiber strands of the cable and reconnect them to the server
B. Use a TDR to test both strands of a new replacement cable prior to connecting it to the server
C. Replace the server’s single-mode fiber cable with multimode fiber
D. Move the fiber cable to different port on the switch where both strands function
QUESTION NO: 60
The backup 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?
A. Utilize UDP to eliminate packet overhead
B. Turn off MDIX settings on the NAS and server switch ports
C. Enable jumbo frames on the NAS and server
D. Encapsulate the storage traffic in a GRE tunnel