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QUESTION NO: 1
A small town is attempting to attract tourists who visit larger nearby cities. A network engineer is asked to implement a network encompassing the five-block town center and nearby businesses. The inclusion of smartphones and portable devices is crucial to the plan. Which of the following is the network engineer being asked to implement?
QUESTION NO: 2
An employee wishes to use a personal cell phone for work-related purposes, including storage of sensitive company data, during long business trips. Which of the following is needed to protect BOTH the employee and the company?
A. An NDA ensuring work data stored on the personal phone remains confidential
B. An AUP covering how a personal phone may be used for work matters
C. A consent to monitoring policy covering company audits of the personal phone
D. Real-time remote monitoring of the phone’s activity and usage
QUESTION NO: 3
Which of the following protocols can be both connection-oriented and connectionless?
A. 20 FTP
B. 53 DNS
C. 67 DHCP
D. 80 HTTP
QUESTION NO: 4
Which of the following BEST describes the differences between VLAN hopping and session hijacking?
A. VLAN hopping involves the unauthorized transition from one VLAN to another to gain additional access. Session hijacking involves overriding a user’s web connection to execute commands
B. VLAN hopping is a brute force attack executed to gain additional access. Session hijacking involves physically disrupting a network connection
C. VLAN hopping involves overriding a user network connection to execute malicious commands. Session hijacking involves compromising a host to elevate privileges
D. VLAN hopping is the act of exploiting poor VLAN tagging. Session hijacking is a web-based attack aimed at privilege escalation
QUESTION NO: 5
An analyst is developing a proof of concept of a wireless-based attack as part of a penetration test against an organization’s network. As part of the attack, the analyst launches a fake access point matching the SSID of the organization’s guest access network. When a user connects to the fake access point, the analyst allows the traffic to flow through the access point to the legitimate site while the data traversing the network is logged for latest analysis and exploitation. Which of the following attacks has the analyst successfully performed in this scenario?
B. Session hijacking
C. MAC spoofing
D. VLAN hopping
QUESTION NO: 6
A network administrator receives a call from the sales department requesting ports 20 and 21 be opened on the company’s firewall to allow customers to retrieve a large file. Which of the following should the administrator perform BEFORE making the needed changes? (Choose two.)
A. Document the reason for the request
B. Scan the file for malware to protect the sales department’s computers
C. Follow the company’s approval process for the implementation
D. Install a TFTP server for the customers to use for the transfer
E. Create a honeypot to store the file on for the customers to use
F. Write the SLA for the sales department authorizing the change
QUESTION NO: 7
A user reports that a laptop cannot connect to the Internet despite the fact the wireless Internet was functioning on it yesterday. The user did not modify the laptop in any way, and the wireless Internet is functional on other users’ laptops. Which of the following issues should be reviewed to help the user to connect to the wireless network?
A. Wireless switch toggled off
B. WAP settings
C. WLAN IP address out of scope
D. Wireless controller misconfiguration
QUESTION NO: 8
A network administrator wants to increase the confidentiality of the system by hardening the authentication process. Currently, the users log in using usernames and passwords to access the system. Which of the following will increase the authentication factor to three?
A. Adding a fingerprint reader to each workstation and providing a RSA authentication token
B. Adding a fingerprint reader and retina scanner
C. Using a smart card and RSA token
D. Enforcing a stronger password policy and using a hand geometry scan
QUESTION NO: 9
A network technician is building a network for a small office. The office currently has cable TV and now requires access to the Internet without adding any cabling other than what is already in place. Which of the following solutions should the technician install to meet these requirements?
A. DOCSIS modem
B. Wireless router
C. DSL modem
D. Access point
QUESTION NO: 10
A network engineer arrives at work and discovers that many users are having problems when attempting to connect to the company network shared drives. The network operations center (NOC) technician just completed server upgrades the night before. To which of the following documents should the NOC technician refer to determine what potentially caused the connectivity problem?
A. Network maps
B. Cable management
C. Release notes
D. Change management
QUESTION NO: 11
Which of the following VPN protocols establishes a secure session that can be initiated using a browser?
B. SSL VPN
QUESTION NO: 12
A technician is setting up a public guest network for visitors to access the Internet that must be separate from the corporate network. Which of the following are the BEST steps for the technician to take with minimum overhead configuration? (Choose two.)
A. Enable SSID broadcasting to identify the guest network
B. Configure visitor devices to use static IP addresses
C. Enable two-factor authentication on visitor devices
D. Configure the access point to use WPA2-AES encryption
E. Ensure the access point is not running in mixed mode
QUESTION NO: 13
When choosing a type of storage that integrates with the existing network infrastructure, the storage must be easily configurable to share files and can communicate with all existing clients over TCP/IP. Which of the following is the BEST technology for the network administrator to implement?
B. Fibre Channel
QUESTION NO: 14
A network technician is installing a new network switch and is looking for an appropriate fiber optic patch cable. The fiber optic patch panel uses a twist-style connector. The switch uses a SFP module. Which of the following connector types should the fiber patch cable have?
QUESTION NO: 15
Which of the following WAN technologies utilizes the concept of virtual circuits and point-multipoint connections?
D. Broadband cable
E. Frame relay
QUESTION NO: 16
A network administrator wishes to ensure there are no unnecessary open communication paths into a server. Using a port scanner, the administrator finds that ports are reported as closed.
Which of the following BEST explains this response?
A. The ports belong to an active system and are denying requests
B. The ports are associated with deprecated services
C. The ports do not belong to a live system
D. The ports replied with a SYN/ACK response
QUESTION NO: 17
Users are reporting issues with slow connection speeds and a loss of connectivity on the newly installed wireless network. The issues are intermittent but seem to occur most often around midday. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
A. There is interference from small appliances
B. The signal coverage area is too small
C. Not enough DHCP addresses have been allotted
D. The DNS cache on the users’ computers has become corrupt
QUESTION NO: 18
A user reports difficulties connecting a PC to a wired network. The PC connects to an IP phone, which is working correctly. A network technician can verify that other devices successfully connect to the phone. At which of the following layers of the OSI model is the problem MOST likely located?
QUESTION NO: 19
Which of the following physical security controls is MOST likely to be susceptible to a false positive?
A. Identification card
B. Biometric device
C. Proximity reader
D. Video camera
QUESTION NO: 20
An assistant systems analyst reports the following findings of an investigation of slow Internet connections in a remote office to the senior systems analyst:
Which of the following devices is causing the issue?
C. Switch 1
D. Switch 2
QUESTION NO: 21
A small business developed an in-house application that is very sensitive to network latency when communicating between servers. Due to a lack of funds, the business had to build its own network for workstations and servers. Now a network administrator must redesign the network due to performance issues with the application. Which of the following would be the MOST cost effective for the administrator to recommend?
A. Create Ethernet VLANs
B. Disable autonegotiation on the servers
C. Install 10Gb Ethernet NICs in the servers
D. Install Fibre Channel for the server network
QUESTION NO: 22
A network technician is configuring a firewall access list to secure incoming connections to an email server. The internal address of this email server is 192.168.1.143. The firewall should allow external email servers to send email to the email server. The email server also supports client access via a web browser. Only secure protocols should be used, and only the necessary ports should be open. Which of the following ACL rules should be configured in the firewall’s WAN port? (Choose two.)
A. Permit 192.168.1.143.25
B. Permit 192.168.1.143.80
C. Permit 192.168.1.143.110
D. Permit 192.168.1.143.143
E. Permit 192.168.1.143.443
F. Permit 192.168.1.143.587
QUESTION NO: 23
A network administrator is testing connectivity at a new corporate site. The site has a wireless guest as well as a wired employee network. After verifying connectivity, the administrator checks link speeds by using a speed testing website. The speed testing website shows lower download and upload speeds for the wired network than the wireless network. Which of the following is the MOST likely explanation?
A. There is less local congestion on the wireless network
B. The testing server for the wired network was farther away
C. The firewall is configured to throttle traffic to specific websites
D. The wireless access points were misconfigured
QUESTION NO: 24
A technician replaces a failed router with a spare that has been in inventory for some time. After attempting to enable HTTPS on the spare router, the technician discovers the feature is unavailable. The support office was able to connect to the previous router. Which of the following actions should the technician perform to enable HTTPS access for the support team?
A. Reboot the router
B. Enable HTTP on the router
C. Update the firmware of the spare router
D. Perform a factory reset on the router
QUESTION NO: 25
A technician is trying to configure a previously owned WAP. The technician successfully logs into the administrative console and attempts to input the IP address on the WAP. However, the WAP is not accepting the command. Which of the following is causing the problem?
A. The WAP antenna is damaged
B. The WAP transmitter light is dim
C. The terminal emulation software is misconfigured
D. The LWAPP image is installed on the WAP
QUESTION NO: 26 DRAG DROP
Your company recently purchased a new building down the street from the existing office.
For each of the tasks below, select the appropriate antenna type and encryption object for all wireless access point (AP).
1. Create an encrypted wireless connection between the two buildings that BEST controls signal propagation, while maximizing security.
2. Restrict the wireless signal generated by the access points (APs) inside Building 1, so that it minimizes broadcast beyond the building.
3. Maximize wireless coverage inside Building 1.
4. Building 1’s internal wireless network is for visitors only and must not require any special configuration on the visitor’s device to connect.
If at any time you would like to bring back the initial state of the simulation, please click the Reset All button.
When you have completed the simulation, select the Done button to submit.
If you previously made any changes to the simulated environment for the question, those changes were saved and will be present when you continue.
QUESTION NO: 27
A technician has installed a Linux server in the tax office. The server can access most of the resources on the network, but it cannot connect to another server that has a share for backup. The technician learns that the target server is on a different subnet. Which of the following tools should the technician use to ensure the Linux server can reach the backup location?
QUESTION NO: 28
Which of the following WAN technologies provides a guaranteed throughput rate?
C. Cable broadband
QUESTION NO: 29
Which of the following is the SHORTEST way to write 2001:0000:0d58:0000:0000:0095:7565:0001 in proper IPv6 shorthand?
QUESTION NO: 30
A network administrator needs to transmit traffic to geographically diverse sites to improve performance. Which of the following devices would BEST direct traffic to the remote sites?
QUESTION NO: 31
Which of the following should a technician investigate when using a network baseline to troubleshoot?
A. Tracing a network wire connectivity issue from the datacenter to a host.
B. Determining if the server performance is degraded.
C. Changes that have been made to the network configuration.
D. Location of networking equipment in a rack.
QUESTION NO: 32
A technician needs to upgrade a SOHO wireless router’s firmware. The technician resets the router to factory settings and installs the new firmware. The technician enters the DHCP information and sets the SSID. Which of the following configurations would provide the MOST protection from advanced hackers?
A. Disable the broadcasting of the SSID.
B. Enable WPA2 authentication for all hosts.
C. Use private addressing for the DHCP scope.
D. Install unidirectional antennas.
QUESTION NO: 33
A technician notices clients are receiving a 169.254.x.x IP address following the upgrade of a server. Which of the following ports should the technician check on the local server firewall?
A. ports 20 and 21
B. ports 67 and 68
C. ports 80 and 443
D. port 123 and 8080
QUESTION NO: 34
Which of the following datacenter security methodologies is MOST likely to remain usable during a network outage?
A. biometric scanners
B. door locks
C. video surveillance
D. motion detectors
QUESTION NO: 35
A network technician is implementing a solution on the network to hide the workstation internal IP addresses across a WAN. Which of the following is the technician configuring?
QUESTION NO: 36
Employees want the ability to use personal devices on the guest network while working out at the company gym. In order to meet the request, which of the following policies requires employee adherence?
QUESTION NO: 37
Which of the following BEST describes the BGP routing protocol?
A. distance vector
D. link state
QUESTION NO: 38
A customer is reporting difficulty connecting some devices after replacing a wireless router with a new wireless 802.11ac router. The SSID, encryption and password are the same as the previous router. A technician goes on-site and notices the devices that are no longer connecting appear to be several years ago. Which of the following is MOST likely the problem?
A. the password needs to be re-entered.
B. there is a security type mismatch.
C. there is insufficient antenna power.
D. there is a frequency mismatch.
E. the channel has changed.
QUESTION NO: 39
Multiple users are reporting that they are unable to access the network. The ENTIRE network is shown in the diagram. PCs are not statically assigned IP addresses. The following devices will display settings:
Review the settings and select the box in the diagram that identifies the device causing the issue.
Only one device can be selected at a time.
After checking the device that is causing the issue, select the second tab in the lower left hand corner. Identify the reason as to why some users are unable to access the network.
When the simulation is complete, select the Done button to submit.
Identify the reason as to why some users are unable to access the network.
A. Workstation(s) are plugged into switch ports configured with half duplex.
B. The site-to-site router was configured with the incorrect ACL.
C. The DHCP server scope is full and is not providing IP addresses.
D. WAN and LAN ports are reversed on the router.
E. STP has disabled some of the ports on the switch.
F. The NIC driver is not installed.
G. A wireless client is unable to associate to the AP.
QUESTION NO: 40
Which of the following should be performed to verify that unnecessary services are disabled on all switches in an environment?
A. Packet capturing
B. Port scanning
C. Log scanning
D. Baseline review
QUESTION NO: 41
A technician is sent to a remote office to set up a device to connect to the Internet. The company standards document requires stateful inspection. Which of the following should the technician install?
B. Multiplayer switch
QUESTION NO: 42
A technician is assigned to secure a basic wireless network. Which of the following authentication protocols should the technician use to perform this task? (Choose two.)
QUESTION NO: 43
A technician is investigating the cause of a network outage. Which of the following documents should be checked to rule out configuration issues?
A. Change management records
B. Inventory management
C. Network log files
D. Logical diagrams
QUESTION NO: 44
A junior network technician receives a help desk ticket from an end user who is having trouble accessing a web application that was working the previous day. After talking with the end user and gathering information about the issue, which of the following would be the most likely course of action for the technician to perform NEXT?
A. Establish a theory of probable cause.
B. Escalate the ticket to a senior technician.
C. Implement the solution.
D. Document the findings and outcomes.
QUESTION NO: 45
A system administrator receives reports from users of odd behavior in regard to a recently installed server. While reviewing the server network configuration, the systems administrator does both a forward and a reverse DNS lookup on the host, along with the network adapter configuration. Which of the following is the problem identified in the output above?
A. There is no reverse DNS entry for this host.
B. The server IP address is incorrectly configured.
C. The DNS lookup entry is incorrectly configured.
D. The reverse DNS entry is pointing to a different host.
QUESTION NO: 46
A network technician at a small office upgrades the LAN switch. After the upgrade, a user reports being unable to access network resources. When the technician checks the switchport, the LED light is not lit. Which of the following should the technician check FIRST?
The device is using the correct cable type.
A. There is no reverse DNS entry for this host.
B. The switchport is functioning properly.
C. The device is connected to the switch.
D. The switch is connected to the router.
QUESTION NO: 47
A network administrator wants to employ a username and password authentication system for guest WiFi. Which of the following is the BEST option to provide this type of authentication?
A. Port security
B. MAC filtering
C. Network access control
D. Captive portal
QUESTION NO: 48
A technician is responsible for configuring a new firewall. The hardware team has already installed, powered, and connected the system. Which of the following types of documentation should the technician utilize to complete the task?
A. Rack diagram
B. IDF/MDF documentation
C. Network performance baseline
D. Logical and physical diagrams
QUESTION NO: 49
Which of the following storage network technologies inherently leverages block-level storage?
QUESTION NO: 50
Which of the following networking devices operates at Layer1?
QUESTION NO: 51
A disgruntled employee decides to leak critical information about a company’s new product. The employee places keyloggers on the department’s computers, allowing the information to be sent out to the Internet. Which of the following attacks is occurring?
B. Logic bomb
C. Insider threat
D. Social engineering
QUESTION NO: 52
A network technician needs to set up an access method for Ann, a manager, to work from home. Ann needs locally mapped corporate resources to perform her job. Which of the following would provide secure access to the corporate resources?
A. Utilize an SSH connection to the corporate server.
B. Use TFTP to transfer files to corporate resources.
C. Allow RDP through an external firewall.
D. Connect utilizing client-to-site VPN.
QUESTION NO: 53
Which of the following DNS record types is an alias?
QUESTION NO: 54
A recently constructed building makes use of glass and natural light. Users in the building are reporting poor cellular connectivity and speeds. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?
B. Channel overlap
D. Frequency mismatch
QUESTION NO: 55
A network technician is working on a new switch implementation to expand the network. Which of the following is the BEST option to ensure the implementation goes according to business requirements?
QUESTION NO: 56
A technician is utilizing SNMPv3 to monitor network statistics. Which of the following actions would occur immediately of a server’s utilization spikes above the prescribed value?
A. A trap message is sent via UDP to the monitoring workstation.
B. The SET function pushes an alert to the MIB database.
C. The object identifier is modified and reported during the next monitoring cycle.
D. A response message is sent from the agent to the manager.
QUESTION NO: 57
In which of the following scenarios should a technician use a cross-over cable to provide connectivity?
A. PC to switch
B. Switch to AP
C. Router to switch
D. Router to modem
E. PC to PC
QUESTION NO: 58
802.11n clients currently have no way to connect to the network. Which of the following devices should be implemented to let the clients connect?
B. Range extender
C. VoIP endpoint
D. Access point
QUESTION NO: 59
A network technician is setting up a new router. Since it is exposed to the public, which of the following are the BEST steps the technician should take when setting up this device? (Choose two.)
A. Disable unnecessary services.
B. Use private IP addresses.
C. Allow remote management access.
D. Disable the console port.
E. Enable encryption.
F. Upgrade to the latest firmware.
QUESTION NO: 60
A network technician is configuring user access to a VPN concentrator and has been advised to use a protocol that supports encryption over UDP. Which of the following protocols has the technician MOST likely configured for client use?