IT240 Week 5 Assignment_Name

1.      Your company occupies the first two floors in an office building. Each floor is configured as a 10Base2 LAN. The first floor has 20 nodes. The second floor has 45 nodes. Both are connected to a vertical backbone wired as a physical star.

 

a.       What physical topology is used on both LANs?

 

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b.      What is the minimum number of cable segments on the first floor?

 

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c.       What is the minimum number of cable segments on the second floor?

 

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d.      Taken as a whole, what term best describes the network topology?

 

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e.       What symptoms would you see if a cable breaks on the second floor?

 
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