Ch 12: Behind the Scenes: Networking and Security in the Business World

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centralization of network security protection
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Which of the following is an advantage of installing a client/server network in a business? a. centralization of network adapters b. centralization of network security protection c. decentralization of files and data d. decentralization of peripherals
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Security is stronger on client/server networks.
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Why are P2P networks not usually installed in businesses? a. b. They require dedicated servers. c. They are more scalable than client/server networks. d. Client/server networks are cheaper to install.
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communications
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To manage connections with outside networks, which server would a client/server net-work include? a. Internet b. authentication c. d. application
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star
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Which type of network topology is most popular? a. bus b. Ethernet c. ring d.
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intranet
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A private network set up by a business that is used exclusively by a select group of em-ployees and suppliers is known as a(n): a. MAN b. c. PAN d. vendor network
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FALSE
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Client/server networks are less difficult to administer than P2P networks.
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FALSE
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A file server is used to host websites on a client/server network.
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bastion host
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Which of the following is NOT necessary in every client/server network? a. b. network adapters c. transmission media d. NOS software
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electrical or magnetic interference is present.
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Fiber-optic cable most likely would be used in a business network when a. saving money is more important than speed. b. c. very short cable runs are required. d. the installation budget is very limited.
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on all computers in a client/server network.
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NOS software is needed a. b. only on the servers in a client/server network. c. only if a communications server is deployed on a client/server network. d. only when configuring a network in a star topology.
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route data between two collision domains on a single network.
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On client/server networks, bridges a. transfer data between two networks. b. c. move data efficiently from node to node on the internal network. d. are necessary only in networks using the ring topology.
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proprietary software lockout.
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Providing adequate security on a corporate network involves all of the following issues, except a. authentication. b. restricting access to servers. c. d. limiting network access by requiring passwords.
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TRUE
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Routers are used to route data between two different networks.
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FALSE
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Two different types of network operating software cannot be deployed on the same net-work.

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