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While troubleshooting a workstation connectivity problem, you enter the following command: ping 127.0.0.1. The response indicates the test failed. What can you determine about that workstation? a. Its network cable is faulty or not connected to the wall jack. b. Its TCP/IP stack is not installed properly. c. It has been prevented from transmitting data past the default gateway. d. Its DHCP settings are incorrect. e. Its DNS name server specification is incorrect.

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
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While troubleshooting a workstation connectivity problem, you enter the following command: ping 127.0.0.1. The response indicates the test failed. What can you determine about that workstation?

  1. a. Its network cable is faulty or not connected to the wall jack.
  2. b. Its TCP/IP stack is not installed properly.
  3. c. It has been prevented from transmitting data past the default gateway.
  4. d. Its DHCP settings are incorrect.
  5. e. Its DNS name server specification is incorrect.

Program Description Answer

 The problem which occurs at that time of troubleshooting a workstation connectivity problem when entering the command: ping 127.0.0.1 is “TCP/IP stack is not installed properly”

Hence, the correct answer is option “B”.

Explanation of Solution

Ping:

  • Ping means Packet Internet Groper which is a computer network administration software utility used to check the reachability of a host on IP network.
  • The round-trip time for message which is send from originating host to a destination computer is measured by the ping.
  • A TCP/ IP troubleshooting utility that can verify TCP/IP is installed properly, configured correctly, bound to the NIC, and also communicating with the network.

Explanation for incorrect options:

Network cable fault or not connected to the wall jack is not a problem while entering the command: ping 127...

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