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Key Term Journal; Chapter Two Quiz; Homework Hands-on Projects 2-1 and 2-2; Case Project 2-1

Doug Tramill Intro to Networking CNT 1000 Chapter II Homework Hands On Projects 2-1 1. Access the Internet and navigate to The IEEE standards Association Home Page appears. 2. On the navigation bar near the upper-right side of the screen, click the PROJECT SEARCH link. The information database IEEE Standards Status Web Page appears. This one is set up a little differnet now.. there is like a widget thing on the home page that has a search option for standards. 3. In the text box below the search for prompt , type Ethernet, then click the search button. 4. Note the number of abstracts your search returned. For those abstracts that give designation numbers(ie 802.3av), note the numbers as well. It says that about 63 results found... some of the designation numbers are 802.3.1-2011, 802.3-2008, 802.3-REVam-2005, 802.1H1995, 802.3bg-2011, 802.3bc-2009, 802.3ap2007, 802.3ah-2004, 802.3ak-2004, 802.3-2000, 802.3av-2009, 802.3ba-2010, 802.3an2006, 802.3aa-1998, 802.10f-1993, 802.3-1985/* there is a whole lot to this question im coming baqck to it its driving me crazy just typing these numbers over and over again */ 5. What was the revision date of the most recent standard beginning with 802.3 ? why do you suppose this standard would be updated frequently ? 802.3 is the standard for Ethernet, the most common type of network cable that I know of. This being used all the time and its wide acceptance calls for frequent updates of the standards for improvements etc. the most recent update was in 2011. 6. if you were to click on the standards returned by this search, you would need to enter a logon id and a password to read that standard. However, IEEE 's 802 (LAN?MAN) committee has made available its archives at no cost. To access the free online standards, point your browser to the following web page The Get IEEE 802 portfolio of IEEE standards Web Page Appears 7. The list of IEEE 802 committee standards should look familiar to you. Click the link for 802.3 called CSMA/CD Access Method ( This is the method of sharing a single channel that devices use on an ethernet network , Chapter 5) The IEEE-SA GET IEEE 802.3 LAN?MAN CSMA/CD Access Method Web Page Appears. 8. Click IEEE 802.3-2005 Section One GET ieee 802 802 LAN/MAN Committee Support the 802 Program 802 WGs & Committees ieee get program

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