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Network+ Training Guide by Mike Harwood, Drew Bird

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Using Diagnostic Utilities

  • Given output from a diagnostic utility (e.g., tracert, ping, ipconfig), identify the utility and interpret the output.

You can use many different tools to monitor and troubleshoot TCP/IP networks. Chapter 13 discusses how to use these tools; this chapter looks at the output from the various utilities and what you can learn in each case.

EXAM TIP

Know the Command Output On the Network+ exam, you will be asked to identify the output from a command, and you should be able to interpret the information provided by the command.

ping

ping is perhaps the most widely used of all network tools; it is primarily used to verify connectivity between two network devices. On a good day, the results from the ping command will be successful, ...

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