Networking - Interview Questions and Answers


  1. What MAU?
    In token Ring , hub is called Multistation Access Unit(MAU).
  2. What is the difference between routable and non- routable protocols?
    Routable protocols can work with a router and can be used to build large networks. Non-Routable protocols are designed to work on small, local networks and cannot be used with a router.
  3. Why should you care about the OSI Reference Model?
    It provides a framework for discussing network operations and design.
  4. What is logical link control?
    One of two sublayers of the data link layer of OSI reference model, as defined by the IEEE 802 standard. This sublayer is responsible for maintaining the link between computers when they are sending data across the physical network connection.
  5. What is virtual channel?
    Virtual channel is normally a connection from one source to one destination, although multicast connections are also permitted. The other name for virtual channel is virtual circuit.
  6. What is virtual path?
    Along any transmission path from a given source to a given destination, a group of virtual circuits can be grouped together into what is called path.

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