Configuration and testing of network

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Configuration and testing of network

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Configuration and testing of network

  1. 1. A. Configure the workstation to join a Local Area Network: Internet Protocol (IP) Address Subnet Mask Server name
  2. 2. IP : 192.168.1.9 SM : 255.255.255.0 IP : 192.168.1.6 DG : 192.168.1.1 SM : 255.255.255.0 DG : 192.168.1.1 IP : 192.168.1.7 SM : 255.255.255.0 DG : 192.168.1.1IP : 192.168.1.8SM : 255.255.255.0DG : 192.168.1.1 Obtain an IP address automatically Each computer in the network have unique Use the following IP address IP address IP address : 192 . 168 . 1 . 10 Subnet Mask : 255 . 255 . 255 . 0 Default Gateway : 192 . 168 . 1 . 1
  3. 3. STEP 1 The first step is to open the Control Panel window.
  4. 4. STEP 2 Select Network and Internet Connection
  5. 5. STEP 3 Click on the Network Connection
  6. 6. STEP 4 Inside the Network Connections window, right click on Local Area Connection icon.
  7. 7. STEP 5 (A) Make sure the TCP/IP is one of the items in the list of connections items. If TCP/IP is available, proceed to Step 6 Is TCP/IP is not available, click on the Install button.
  8. 8. STEP 5 (B) In the next dialog  Once inside the box, Select Protocol dialog Protocol and click box, install the Add… button. Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)  Then, proceed to Step 6.
  9. 9. STEP 6 In the next dialogue box, click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) icon. Then click on the properties button.
  10. 10. STEP 7 After the properties  Subnet mask specifies button is clicked, the the size of the Internet Protocol network. Here, we (TCP/IP) Properties usually use window will appear. 255.255.255.0 for You will see details small networks. like IP address,  Gateways are used to Subnet mask and connect to other Default gateway. networks and the Internet.
  11. 11. STEP 8 Select use the following IP address Fill in the network information: i) IP address ii) Subnet Mask iii) Default Gateway (optional) iv) Preferred DNS Server (optional) Click the OK button when done Finally, close all windows. You must restart your computer before the setting take effect.
  12. 12. A. Test the Network Connection If you are having connectivity problems, you can use the ping command to check the destination IP address you want to reach and record the results. The ping command displays whether the destination responded and how long it took to receive a reply. If there is an error in the delivery to the destination, the ping command displays an error message.
  13. 13. STEP 1 To use ping, open the Command Prompt Window.
  14. 14. STEP 2 Enter the name or IP address you want to test after the ping command. The ping utility then sends and receives packets of information. If you successfully send and receive packets, all is well with the TCP/IP connection.
  15. 15. STEP 3 If ping displays error message such as:  Request timed out  Unknown host  Could not send, receive packets over the network You should verify that the IP is valid If the problem still persist, you have to check your network adapter or protocol.

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