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A(n)______ is a LAN that uses the same technologies as the Internet but is open to only those inside the organization
Intranet
The network layer of the Internet model uses the ______ protocol to route messages through the network
IP
The primary reason for networking standards is to
ensure that hardware and software produced by different vendors can work together
Which layer of the OSI model is responsible for ensuring that the destination station does not recieve more packets that it can process at any given time?
Transport layer
Which of the following would be standard used at the Data Link layer of the internet or OSI model?
Ethernet
A local area network is
group of microcomputers or terminals located in the same general area and connected by a common cable (comm. circuit) so they can exchange information
In which layer if the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
Application Layer
A metropolitan area network is
network that spans a geographical area that usually encompasses a city or county area (3 to 30 miles) and that typically uses common carrier circuits
A backbone network is
a high speed central network that connects other networks in a distance spanning up to several miles
Which of the following is NOT true about de facto standards>
They never evolve into formal standards
The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as ________
Convergence
_______ ensure that hardware and software produced by different vendors work together
Standards
In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ______ layer(s)s of the OSI model
Session, presentation and application
A(n) ______ is a set of rules that determine what a layer would do and provides a cearly defined set of messages that software at the layer needs to understand
Protocol
Which of the following is NOT true about ITU-T
It's membership is limited to U.S. telephone companies
Which of the following is not a property of a WAN
connects a group of computers in a small geographic area such as room, floor, building or campus
The function of the file server is to
store data and software programs that can be used by client computers on the network
The fourth later of the OSI model is called the _____ layer
Transport
__________ is an orderly close to a dialouge between end users
Season termination
The three stages of the formal standardization process are ___________
Specification, identification, and acceptance
Which of the following is a term used to group together the physical and data link layers?
Hardware layers
The _________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation
presentation
The American National Standards Institute
is the coordinating organization for the US' national system of standards
Which of the following is not a data link layer?
HTTP
Which layer of the OSI model is reponsible for ensuring that all packets sent are received by the destination station by dealing with end-to-end issues?
Transport layer
Which is NOT a function of the physical layer
providing error-free transmission of data
Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
IEEE
Which of the following is a fuction of the transport layer?
Breaking long messages into several smaller messages
Which of the following is NOT true about ISO
It has no relationship to the Int'l telecommunications union
A(n) _______ is a LAN that uses the same technologies as the Internet but is provided to invited users outside the organization who access it over the Internet
Extranet
A(n)________ develops a specific system and companies purchase the service without ever installing the system on their own computers
Application service provider
Which of the following is NOT true about formal standards?
They are always developed before defacto standards
In 1984, a federal judge broke up a highly contested telephone service monoply and
divided AT&T into two parts: One for long distance service and a second comprised of 7 regional operating companies for local telephone service
Which of the following is NOT true about a server?
Can only perform one function on a network