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NETW410 Week 3 Lab Report

To complete the Week 3 Lab Report, answer the questions below concerning the Network Design Lab Scenario found in Doc Sharing.

Please use the template starting on page 2 and submit it to the Week 3 iLab Dropbox by the due date.

Have fun while learning.

Latwan Williams

NETW410, Professor Farooq Afzal


Lab 3: Designing the Infrastructure for the Network

Lab Report

1. Draw a diagram the new network The requirements for the revised network are:

2. Reduce and centralize the servers in the IT wing of the Administration Building.

3. Reduce the number of and centralize the Internet connection for the entire campus.

4. Establish a server to control faculty and staff network access, as well as to issue IP addresses for all devices that can use a dynamic IP address.

5. Establish a server to control student network access inside the buildings, as well as to issue IP addresses to these devices.

6. Establish a single IP addressing scheme for the entire campus.

7. Prevent interaction between the faculty and staff network and the student network.

(10 points)

2. Will the current horizontal cabling suffice for the new network? No if it will not, what type of cable should be used for the horizontal cabling? I would say the type of cable should be used for horizontal cabling is Plenum Cabling which connects telecommunications rooms to individual outlets or work areas on the floor, usually through the wire ways, conduits or ceiling spaces of each floor. Also, I would say plenum is an open space found above a building’s dropped ceilings, and it is often used for air circulation in heating and air-conditioning systems. Provide detailed specifications for this cable. (10 points)

3. Should fiber optic horizontal cabling be installed but not terminated as future proofing for a future higher-speed network? Yes what is the cost difference between copper UTP cable and fiber optic cable? The...