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Solaris™ 9 Network Administrator Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam CX-310-044) by John Philcox

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Answer Key Explanations

Question 1 Answers B and C are correct because a RARP request supplies only an ethernet address. The lookup in /etc/ethers provides the hostname, which is then used in the lookup of /etc/inet/hosts to ultimately return the IP address. Answer A is incorrect because /etc/inet/netmasks is used to associate network masks with network numbers. Answer D is incorrect because /etc/bootparams is used to provide boot information for diskless clients.
Question 2 Answers B, C, and D are correct. HTTP, DHCP, and Telnet are all Application layer protocols. Answer A (TCP) is a Transport layer protocol, Answer E (ICMP) is an Internet layer protocol, and Answer F (PPP) is a Network Interface layer protocol.
Question 3 Answer B is correct. ...

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