Let's catch up on the answers to last Friday's Cisco practice exam questions!
Where does a Cisco router store its starting configuration?
Is the running configuration in the same location? If not, where is the running config kept?
Answer: The starting config is kept in NVRAM; the running config in RAM. For that reason, the starting configuration is retained on a reload and the running configuration is not.
As the term relates to network security, what is "SALT", and what service or protocol is made stronger by this process?
Answer: SALT is a way to make an MD5-encrypted password more secure. Here's a link to Wikipedia's SALT page for (much) more information:
Consider the following NSEL address.
Identify the NSEL, the System ID, and the Area ID.
Answer: In a NET address such as 49.0001.1223.1213.1233.00, the “00” is the NSEL field. The six bytes next to that are the System ID. The remaining value is the Area ID.
00 = NSEL
1234.1234.1233 = System ID
49.0001 = Area ID. (Not all Area IDs are this length!)
Name the three major types of VTP advertisements.
Answer: Summary, Subset, and Client Advertisement Requests.
You're in the QoS Policy Generation screen in SDM. How many QoS classes will SDM create to handle VoIP and voice signaling traffic?
New questions posted later today!
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