Flashcards in Ethernet Deck (12)
Do wired and wireless client both connect to the LAN using Ethernet?
No. Only the wired clients do.
On an Ethernet cross-over cable which pins are not straight through? i.e. what are the pinouts?
1-2 connect to 3-6 at the other end of the cable.
Which devices require cross-over cables to connect directly out of these devices? router, switch, hub, WAP, and PC
PC-router, switch-switch and Hub-switch.
Ethernet FCS field. How long is it, where is it located, and what is it used for?
The length is 4 bytes, located in the trailer, used for error detection - not correction, only detection.
802.11 standards define what?
802.3 standards define what?
What is auto-mdix?
modern technology that changes logic in devices to allow straight through cables to be used for all devices.
How many bytes is a MAC address?
What are the fields with the number of bytes of each, in order, of an ethernet frame?
Preamble(7),SFD(1), Dest(6), Source(6), Type(2), Data and Padding(46-1500), FCS(4)
What is an OUI? and how many bytes is it?
Organizationally Unique Identifier, 3 bytes or 6 hex digits
What is the Ethernet broadcast address?