MAC address

  1. The following information is listed for the configuration of a router:

Internet Port:

MAC Address – 00:21:3D:AE:2C:A6

IP Address – 70.115.23.137

DHCP – DHCP Client

IP Subnet Mask – 255.255.240.0

Domain Name Server – 209.18.47.61, 209.18.47.62

LAN Port:

MAC Address – 00:21:3D:AE:2C:A5

IP Address – 192.168.1.1

DHCP – OFF

IP Subnet Mask – 255.255.255.0

  1. The two MAC addresses are different. What is a MAC address, and why are the two different even though this is a single router?
  2. The two IP addresses are different. What is an IP address, and why are the two different even though this is a single router?
  3. Since DHCP is disabled on the router, it is not assigning addresses on the LAN. If setting a static IP address for a device on the LAN, what range of addresses could be utilized?
  4. After choosing an unused address from the range given in question c for the IP address for a device on the LAN, what would the settings for the IP subnet mask and gateway? What is the explanation for the use of these settings?
  5. List two advantages and two disadvantages of using dynamic IP address assignments?
  6. List at least four services that are part of the Internet and briefly differentiate what each facilitates. Include the World Wide Web as one of your four services.
  7. You are asked by your manager give a brief report about the benefits of a global website. You list the following: at least two advantages of a globalized website. You list at least two of the issues involved with creating and maintaining a globalized website? You identify how a globalized website handles different currencies? You describe in some detail how a globalized website handles different languages.
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