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Nonpromiscuous Mode

Sniffer only captures data sent directly to or from the system capturing traffic

Promiscuous mode

All data that reaches the network interface card is captured.

Hey far does the signal travel in a twisted pair?

100 meters

Hey far does the signal travel in a fiver optic cable?


Cat 5

100 Mbps, 100mhz

Cat 5e

Up to 1000 Mbps, 100 MHz

Cat 6

Up to 1000 gbps or 10,000gbps for shorter runs. 250MHz

Cat 6a

Up to 10000 MHz, 500 MHz

Cat 7

1000mbps, 600 MHz

What are the two primary types of Fiber Optic Cable?

Single Mode


Single Mode

Smaller than multimode and is used for long+distance high-speed cable runs. Supports 10gbps for distances up to 40km. Has a glass core.


Uses a plastic core and supports a wider variety of light sources. A single MMF cable supports 100 MBPS for distances up to 2km and up to 10 gbps for distances up to 300 m.


Speed: 54 Mbps

Frequency: 5GHz

Distance: about 30 meters

Comments: Less susceptible to interference


Speed: 11 MbpsFrequency: 2.4 GhzDistance: about 35 metersComments: Can configure specific channels


Speed: 54 MbpsFrequency: 2.4 GhzDistance: about 35 metersComments: widely deployed


Speed: 6000 mbpsFrequency: 2.4 Ghz or 5 GhzDistance: about 70 metersComments: Newer and quickly over taking 802.11g in popularity