It 220 Network Standards Essay

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Lab 2

Exercise 2.1.1

If one of the five (Media, Interface, Signal, Pattern, and Timing) is missing you will not get a connection. You will not be able to share information. If Media is missing there is no way to transmit the signal. If the Interface is missing there is no way for the computer to access the media to get the connection. If the signal is missing you cannot transmit to get the connection. If the pattern is missing the device cannot communicate with any other device on the network. If the timing is missing the device’s communication would crash into other devices’ communication causing a roadblock in the system.

Exercise 2.1.2
The Network interface card (NIC) allows this kind of integration.

Exercise 2.1 review
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I would be worried about a Hacker being able to access all the data on the drive.

Exercise 2.2.6

I only shortcut information I use regularly. So I would be checking my daily. If the items were taken offline or moved there would be no connection and you would get an error message that it could not find it.

Exercise 2.2 review 1. It is infeasible because you would clutter up your desktop making it harder to find the shortcut. A better alternative is to book mark the most frequently used websites. T 2. You would only have to create multiple mounted drives for different folders if these folders were going to contain large amounts of data. It is neither good or bad it depends on the size of data being used and stored. 3. The sharing of resources in a network helps a business’s users communicate and working together on projects easier.

Lab 2.3.1

LAN-local area network- a network inside a small area such as small business, library, home
WAN – Wide area network-covers a broader area such as a city
PAN-Personal area network used for data transmission between devices
MAN-metropolitan area network this is a network that connects users in a region or geographic location.

Lab 2.3.2
Network Topology is the physical or logical structure of the network- a diagram that shows all connects to nodes and servers and gateways or routers going out onto the Internet.

Lab 2.3.3

The number to send a message

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