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Read the scenario in question 6.

Select your answer, then discuss the type of protocol you would use in this situation. Give an argument about why you feel it would be the best solution.

6. Your company has a network that contains several NetWare 4.11 servers and uses IPX as the routing protocol. Each of the network segments has at least one NetWare server on it. Which of the following responds to a Get Nearest Server (GNS)request from a client?

a. A NetWare server on the same segment
b. A NetWare server on any segment
c. A Cisco router on the same segment
d. A Cisco router on any segment

Read the scenario in question 18. Select your answer and explain your reasoning.

18. You are using a computer with NetBEUI. Unfortunately, you can't connect to a computer located on another LAN, although you can connect to the computers that are on the same LAN. What is the problem?

a. You are using the wrong MAC address.
b. You are using the wrong NetBEUI name.
c. You are using the wrong gateway address.
d. NetBEUI is a nonroutable protocol.

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6. The answer is A.

A GNS (get nearest server) is a request packet that is sent by a client on an IPX network so that the nearest active connected server is ...

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