NETW202, xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx iLab #1
Using Windows Applications as Network Tools Lab (17 points)
Write a paragraph (minimum five college-level sentences) below that summarizes what was accomplished in this iLab, what you learned by performing it, how it relates to this week’s TCOs and other course material; and just as important, how you feel it will benefit you in your academic and professional career. (9 points)
In this lab, we learned how to find the IP address, Subnet Mask, and the Default Gateway, and we learned how to ping a destination address, and how to understand the output. From performing these commands, I learned how to not only find the information about a device, but how to send a ping, or echo, in order to …show more content…
If a command is successful, that means communication is up and open between the originating device and the destination device.
Task 1, Step 19: Paste a screenshot of the output of the ipconfig /all command. (1 point)
What are some of the additional parameters that are listed here that weren’t displayed in the previous use of the command? (1 point)
When I ran ipconfig/all on my local PC, it came up with many of the same pieces of data as on the lab device, but I have a few more. There are 3 wireless LAN adapter connections, my wi-fi adapter network connection, and Bluetooth adapter network connection. These different connections have different parameters, like media state, DHCP enabled, auto-configuration enabled, and the physical address of the device.
Task 1, Step 22: Paste a screenshot of the trace route command showing a successful trace to IP address 22.214.171.124. (1 point)
After reading the explanation for this command in the Sample Solution, in your own words, explain what the output of the tracert command indicates. (1 point)
The output of tracert indicates the different routers your packet had to traverse in order to reach the destination address of 126.96.36.199, and return. The data also shows you how long this all took, as well as what the IP address of the router is. Essentially, the IP address of the routers are like addresses of