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QUESTION NO: 1
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?
QUESTION NO: 2
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?
B. Access point
D. Range extender
QUESTION NO: 3
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?
QUESTION NO: 4
Which of the following is the correct port number for NTP?
QUESTION NO: 5
A network technician is connecting two switches together. Which of the following protocols should the technician use to increase speed and fault tolerance?
QUESTION NO: 6
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. Content filtering and network analysis
B. Load balancing and providing high availability
C. Port sniffing and protocol analysis
D. Clustering and NIC teaming
QUESTION NO: 7
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. LC to SC
B. SC to ST
C. LC to ST
D. ST to ST
E. SC to SC
QUESTION NO: 8
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 the upgrade. A network technician successfully uses the cable in question to connect directly to another computer. Which of the following is MOST likely the issue with the cable?
A. The cable is a crossover cable
B. The cable is a rollover cable
C. The cable has bent pins
D. The cable is a Cat 5 cable
QUESTION NO: 9
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 of full control over data resources
C. Increased malware exposure
D. Incompatibility with the current network
QUESTION NO: 10
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?
A. IDF/MDF documentation
B. Change management
C. Performance baseline
D. Physical diagram
QUESTION NO: 11
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?
QUESTION NO: 12
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?
QUESTION NO: 13
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.)
QUESTION NO: 14
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?
A. DHCP relay
B. DHCP exclusion
C. DHCP option
D. DHCP reservation
QUESTION NO: 15
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?
QUESTION NO: 16
Which of the following protocols do MOST MITM attacks utilize?
QUESTION NO: 17
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?
A. VLAN mismatch
B. Duplex/Speed mismatch
C. Duplicate IP address
D. TX/RX reverse
QUESTION NO: 18
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 a public IP address to allow remote management. The systems administrator is now troubleshooting an issue with the screen displaying unknown, random, and inappropriate messages. Which of the following is MOST effective in resolving this issue?
A. Changing the management software’s default credentials
B. Disabling unnecessary services from the server and management software
C. Changing the management software’s default port
D. Replacing the management software’s self-signed certificate with a valid certificate
QUESTION NO: 19
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. Baseline review
B. Vulnerability scan
C. System life-cycle report
D. Archiving logs
QUESTION NO: 20
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. Wireless controller
D. RADIUS server
E. Multilayer switch
QUESTION NO: 21
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?
QUESTION NO: 22
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?
A. Single-mode fiber-optic cabling
B. Cat 5e-rated cabling
C. Cat 6-rated cabling
D. Plenum-rated cabling
QUESTION NO: 23
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. Wire stripper
B. Cable crimper
C. RJ-11 connectors
D. RJ-45 connectors
F. Punchdown tool
G. Tone generator
QUESTION NO: 24
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.)
QUESTION NO: 25
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. Use a loopback at the demark and router, and check for a link light
B. Use an OTDR to validate the cable integrity
C. Use a pinout tester to validate the cable integrity
D. Use a multimeter to validate the cable integrity
E. Check for any devices that may be causing EMI on the cable
F. Clean the cables to be sure they are free of dust and debris
QUESTION NO: 26
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
D. Time division spread spectrum
QUESTION NO: 27
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. Packet analyzer
B. Port analyzer
C. SNMP traps
D. Spectrum analyzer
QUESTION NO: 28
A customer cannot access a company’s secure website. The company’s network security is reviewing the firewall for the server and finds the following output:
Which of the following changes should be made to allow all customers to access the company’s secure website?
A. Allow any any 10.5.0.10 443
B. Allow any any 22.214.171.124 443
C. Allow 10.5.0.10 443 any any
D. Allow 10.5.0.10 any 10.5.0.10 80
QUESTION NO: 29
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
QUESTION NO: 30
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
Clientless remote network access
Port-based network access control
Which of the following solution sets properly addresses all of the identified requirements?
A. 802.11a, IPSec VPN, 802.1x
B. 802.11ac, MPLS, 802.3
C. 802.11b, PPTP, 802.1x
D. 802.11g, MS-CHAP, 802.16
E. 802.11n, SSL-VPN, 802.1x
QUESTION NO: 31
Which of the following is used to classify network data for the purpose of providing QoS?
QUESTION NO: 32
A network technician needs to separate a web server listening on port 80 from the internal LAN and secure the server from the public Internet. The web server should be accessible to the public Internet over port 80 but not the private LAN. Currently, the network is segmented with a network based firewall using the following IP addressing scheme on each interface:
Which of the following ones should the technician use to place the web server and which of the following firewall rules should the technician configure?
A. Place the web server in the public zone with an inbound rule from eth0 interface to accept traffic over port 80 designated to the web server
B. Place the web server in the DMZ with an inbound rule from eth0 interface to eth1 to accept traffic over port 80 designated to the web server
C. Place the web server in the private zone with an inbound rule from eth2 interface to eth1 to accept traffic over port 80 designated to the web server
D. Place the web server in the DMZ with an inbound rule from eth1 interface to eth0 to accept traffic over port 80 designated to the web server
QUESTION NO: 33
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. Device software
B. Printer drivers
C. Printer firmware
D. NIC drivers
QUESTION NO: 34
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. ARP cache poisoning
B. IP spoofing
C. amplified DNS attack
D. evil twin
QUESTION NO: 35
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
D. social engineering
QUESTION NO: 36
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. Disaster recovery plan
B. Business continuity plan
C. Service level agreement
D. First responder training
QUESTION NO: 37
A typical cell tower will have microwave and cellular antennas. Which of the following network topologies do these represent? (Choose two.)
QUESTION NO: 38
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. Remove SNMP polling and configure SNMP traps on each network device
B. Remove SNMP polling and implement SNMP walk on each network device
C. Upgrade SNMP to the latest version to mitigate vulnerabilities
D. Modify SNMP polling to poll only during business hours
QUESTION NO: 39
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 tables. The contractor measured the distance between the hotel’s patch panel to the jack, and the distance is within Cat 5e specifications. The contractor is concerned that the room will be out of specification if cables are run in each room from the wall jacks. Which of the following actions should the contractor take to ensure the cable runs meet specifications and the network functions properly?
A. Place a switch at the hotel’s patch panel for connecting each room’s cables
B. Place a switch on each table to ensure strong connectivity
C. Place repeaters between the patch panel and the rooms
D. place a switch at the wall jack and run the cables in the room from there
QUESTION NO: 40
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?
A. Determine if any network equipment was replaced recently
B. Verify malware has not disabled the users’ PC firewalls
C. Replace users’ network cables with known-good network cables
D. Power cycle the web server
QUESTION NO: 41
Which of the following is a system of notation that uses base 16 rather than base 10?
QUESTION NO: 42
A network administrator would like to collect information from several networking devices using SNMP. Which of the following SNMP options should a network administrator use to ensure the data transferred is confidential?
D. Authentication passphrase
QUESTION NO: 43
The IT manager at a small firm is in the process of renegotiating an SLA with the organization’s
ISP. As part of the agreement, the organization will agree to a dynamic bandwidth plan to provide 150Mbps of bandwidth. However, if the ISP determines that a host on the organization’s internal network produces malicious traffic, the ISP reserves the right to reduce available bandwidth to 1.5 Mbps. Which of the following policies is being agreed to in the SLA?
A. Session hijacking
D. Data usage limits
E. Bandwidth quotas
QUESTION NO: 44
A network technician has just configured NAC for connections using Cat 6 cables. However, none of the Windows clients can connect to the network. Which of the following components should the technician check on the Windows workstations? (Choose two.)
A. Start the Wired AutoConfig service in the Services console
B. Enable IEEE 802.1q Authentication in Network Interface Card Properties
C. Enable IEEE 802.1x Authentication in Network Interface Card Properties
D. Start the Wireless AutoConfig service in the Services console
E. Enable IEEE 802.3 Ethernet IPv6 in Network Interface Card Properties
QUESTION NO: 45
The security manager reports that individual systems involved in policy or security violations or incidents cannot be located quickly. The security manager notices the hostnames all appear to be randomly generated characters. Which of the following would BEST assist the security manager identifying systems involved in security incidents?
A. Enforce port security to require system authentication
B. Implement a standardized UNC
C. Label existing systems with current hostnames
D. Forward the DHCP logs to the security manager every day
QUESTION NO: 46
A building is equipped with light sensors that turn off the fluorescent lights when natural light is above a certain brightness. Users report experiencing network connection issues only during certain hours. The west side of the building experiences connectivity issues in the morning hours and the east side near the end of the day. At night the connectivity issues affect the entire building. Which of the following could be the cause of the connectivity issues?
A. Light sensors are interfering with the network
B. EMI from the lights is interfering with the network cables
C. Network wiring is run perpendicular to electrical conduit
D. Temperature changes are causing attenuation in copper cabling
QUESTION NO: 47
A network technician configures a firewall’s ACL to allow outgoing traffic for several popular services such as email and web browsing. However, after the firewall’s deployment, users are still unable to retrieve their emails. Which of the following would BEST resolve this issue?
A. Allow the firewall to accept inbound traffic to ports 25, 67, 179, and 3389
B. Allow the firewall to accept inbound traffic to ports 80, 110, 143, and 443
C. Set the firewall to operate in transparent mode
D. Allow the firewall to accept inbound traffic to ports 21, 53, 69, and 123
QUESTION NO: 48
A network security technician observes multiple attempts to scan network hosts and devices. All the attempts originate from a single host on the network. Which of the following threats is MOST likely involved?
A. Smurf attack
B. Rogue AP
C. Compromised system
D. Unintentional DoS
QUESTION NO: 49
Which of the following would be the MOST efficient subnet mask for a point-to-point link?
QUESTION NO: 50
An office user cannot access local network drives but has full access to the Internet. A technician troubleshoots the issue and observes the following output of the ipconfig command:
Which of the following would MOST likely allow the network drives to be accessed?
A. Update the WLAN adapter driver
B. Disable the WLAN adapter
C. Check the wireless DHCP configuration
D. Disable the LAN adapter
QUESTION NO: 51
Ann, a network technician, has just installed a fiber switch in a datacenter. To run the fiber cabling, Ann plans the cable route over the top of the rack using the cable trays, down to the switch, coiling up any excess cable. As Ann configures the switch, she notices several messages in the logging buffer stating the receive signal of the SFP is too weak. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of the errors in the logging buffer?
A. Bend radius exceeded
B. Fiber cable mismatch
C. Fiber type mismatch
D. Bad fiber switch
QUESTION NO: 52
Which of the following wireless connection types utilize MIMO on non-overlapping channels? (Choose two.)
QUESTION NO: 53
A network technician is creating a new subnet for 488 host machines. The technician is told to use a class B address scheme when making the subnet and is instructed to leave as much room as possible for additional subnets of the same size. Which of the following subnets would fulfill these requirements?
QUESTION NO: 54
A network engineer is designing a new IDF in an old building. The engineer determines the equipment will fit in a two-post rack, and there is power available for this equipment. Which of the following would be the FIRST issue to remediate?
A. Air flow and cooling
B. UPS capability
C. Circuit labeling
D. Power redundancy
QUESTION NO: 55
Which of the following DNS records needs to be configured for SMTP traffic?
QUESTION NO: 56
In which of the following ways does a DDoS attack differ from a spoofing attack?
A. DDoS attacks target multiple networks
B. Spoofing attacks originate from a single host
C. DDoS attacks are launched from multiple hosts
D. Spoofing attacks require physical presence
QUESTION NO: 57
A user checks an IP address using an external website. The address is different than the one the user sees when opening a command prompt and typing in ipconfig/all. The user does not understand why the two tools show different IP addresses. This is BEST explained by the interworking of:
A. network devices
B. packet flow
C. public/private networks
D. traffic-routing protocols
QUESTION NO: 58
Which of the following communication media can carry many voice, data, and video channels simultaneously over multiple frequencies?
C. Analog modem
QUESTION NO: 59
To replace a defective UPS, the network administrator must take the switch offline. The administrator wants to be able to perform maintenance UPS in the future without affecting the availability of the attached switch. Which of the following would BEST allow this to happen?
A. Add a redundant power supply to the switch
B. Implement stacking on the switches in the rack
C. Add a second UPS into the rack
D. Install a power converter for the switch
QUESTION NO: 60
A forensic first responder arrives at the scene where an employee is suspected to have committed a computer-based crime. Which of the following should the first responder do FIRST?
A. Document the scene
B. Take pictures upon arrival
C. Secure the area
D. Implement chain of custody