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Describe the difference between a LAN and a WAN.
What are the two basic network configurations?
A primary reason for implementing a network is to _______ resources.
Name three key resources often shared on a network.
In a peer-to-peer network, each computer can act as a _________ and a ________.
What is the function of a server in a server-based network?
A peer-to-peer network is adequate if _____________ is not an issue.
Network professionals use the term _________ to refer to the network's physical layout.
The four basic topologies are the _______, ________, ________, and _________ topologies.
In a bus topology, all the computers are connected in a series. To stop the signals from bouncing, it is important that a ________ be connected to each end of the cable.
In a ________ topology all segments are connected to a centralized component called a __________.
In a ________ topology, a break anywhere in the cable will cause the entire network to go down.
The most reliable as well as the most expensive topology to install is the _______ topology.
A ring topology passes a ________ from one segment to another. In order for a computer to place data on the network, the computer must be in possession of the _______.