Cisco 642-873

642-873 Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH)

Practice Test
Updated: Sep 30, 2009 Version 1.6

Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 1 Which of these Layer 2 access designs does not support VLAN extensions? A. FlexLinks B. loop-free U C. looped square D. looped triangle E. loop-free inverted U Answer: B


Answer: B


A. cell phones B. remote access C. mobility services D. network management E. network unification F. network decentralization Answer: C,D,E


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Which three of these are elements of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network architecture? (Choose three)







Which of these is a Layer 2 transport architecture that provides packet-based transmission optimized for data based on a dual (counter-rotating) ring topology?


Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Refer to the exhibit. Which two of these are correct regarding the recommended practice for distribution layer design? (Choose two.)

Answer: A,D

QUESTION NO: 5 Which of these terms refers to call issues that cause variations in timing or time of arrival? A. queuing B. jitter C. packet loss D. digitized sampling E. signal-to-noise ratio ratio "Pass Any Exam. Any Time." - 3


A. use a redundant link to the core B. use a Layer 2 link between distribution switches C. never use a redundant link to the core because of convergence issues D. use a Layer 3 link between distribution switches with route summarization E. use a Layer 3 link between distribution switches without route summarization






Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: B

QUESTION NO: 6 Which two of these are characteristics of an IDS sensor? (Choose two.) A. passively listens to network traffic B. is an active device in the traffic path C. has a permissive interface that is used to monitor networks D. traffic arrives on one IDS interface and exits on another E. has a promiscuous interface that is used to monitor the network Answer: A,E


In base e-Commerce module designs, where should firewall perimeters be placed? A. core layer B. Internet boundary C. aggregation layer D. aggregation and core layers E-access and aggregation layers Answer: A

In which two locations in an enterprise network can an IPS sensor be placed? (Choose two. A. bridging VLANs on two switches B. bridging two VLANs on one switch C. between two Layer 2 devices with trunking D. between two Layer 2 devices without trunking E. between a Layer 2 device and a Layer 3 device with trunking Answer: C,D


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" . a firewall that. and Cisco hardware clients to act as remote VPN clients in order to receive predefined security policies and configuration parameters from the VPN headend at the central site? "Pass Any Exam. when deployed in routed mode. because of the risk of lost connectivity without STP E. what is the recommended separation between cells with the same channel? A. all of which share the same policies (such as NAT and ACLs) Answer: C QUESTION NO: 10 In a VoWLAN deployment. another name for a firewall deployed in transparent mode C. in order to support business applications D. Any m . another name for a firewall deployed in routed mode B.www.actualtests.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam What is a virtual firewall? A. a firewall that has multiple contexts. 19 dBm B. for the most deterministic and highly available network topology Answer: B QUESTION NO: 12 Which site-to-site VPN solution allows Cisco routers. to protect against user-side loops C. PIX Firewalls. to ensure a loop-free topology B. 6 dBm E. 5 dbmto 10 dBm Answer: A Why is STP required when VLANs span access layer switches? 5 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 11 lTe sts . 7 dBm C. 10dBm D. can support up to 1000 VLANs per context E. a separation of multiple firewall security contexts on a single firewall D.

) lTe sts . the 0x01005e MAC address prefix is used for mapping IP addresses to MAC addresses Answer: A.www. Any Time. use VTP server mode to support dynamic propagation of VLAN information across the network E. only the low-order 23 bits of the IP address are used to map MAC addresses E.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam 6 Ac tua Which two of these are recommended practices with trunks? (Choose two. the 0x01004f MAC address prefix is used for mapping IP addresses to MAC addresses F. use 802. only the high-order 23 bits of the MAC address are used to map IP addresses D. Virtual Tunnel Interfaces D. Easy VPN B. only the low-order 24 bits of the MAC address are used to map IP addresses C. Group Encrypted Transport VPN Answer: A QUESTION NO: 13 Which two design concerns must be addressed when designing a multicast implementation? (Choose two. 1% "Pass Any Exam." . GRE tunneling C. only the low-order 23 bits of the MAC address are used to map IP addresses B. use ISL encapsulation B.1% B. Answer: B. DynamicMultipoint VPN E.E QUESTION NO: 15 For acceptable voice calls.1 q encapsulation C.actualtests. set DTP to desirable and desirable with encapsulation negotiate to support DTP protocol negotiation. m .F QUESTION NO: 14 A. set ISL to desirable and auto with encapsulation negotiate to support ILS protocol negotiation D. the packet error rate should be no higher than what value? A.) A.

user devices? A. lTe sts Which statement is correct regarding NBAR and NetFlow? . QUESTION NO: 17 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 18 What is meant by the term "firewall sandwich"? A. RADIUS or LDAP is required in order to assign IP addresses. NetFlow uses five key fields for the flow. multiple layers of firewalling B. an architecture in which all traffic between firewalls goes through application-specific gateways Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. NBAR examines data in Layers 2 through 4. D. NetFlow examines data in Layers 2 through 4. NetFlow examines data in Layers 3 and Ac tua A." . B.www. Their traffic appears to originate from the originating host network. an architecture in which all traffic between firewalls goes through application-specific servers E. m Answer: A 7 .Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam C. E. They do not receive unique IP addresses. 2. They are assigned addresses from the internal DHCP pool. D. Any Time. C. C. NBAR examines data in Layers 3 and 4. a method of operating firewalls from multiple vendors C. firewall connections in either an active or standby state D.5% D. 25% Answer: B QUESTION NO: 16 Which of these statements is true of clientless enD.actualtests.

by communicating the available prefixes.E QUESTION NO: 21 Which signal and noise values will result in the best phone communication with an access point? A. by using the MED to communicate the site preferences for traffic to multiple ISPs D. routing policies. by moving the SLB to a position where selected traffic to and from the servers does not go through the SLB Answer: D Answer: B. Flex Links B. looped triangle E. noise level 5dBm B. noise level 6dBm Answer: A QUESTION NO: 22 A remote user needs a static IP address to support a specific application.C. by tracking the status of objects along the path to the e-commerce module B. loop-free inverted U sts . Any Time. by detecting undesirable conditions along the path to the e-commerce module C. looped square D. signal strength 0dBm.www. how is packet flow into the e-commerce module controlled? A. noise level 4dBm C." .Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 19 When BGP tuning is Ac tua lTe A. signal strength 6dBm. Which remote access VPN addressing technique supports this? "Pass Any Exam.) m QUESTION NO: 20 8 . loop-free U C. signal strength 4dBm. noise level 9dBm D.actualtests. and preferences of each site to its ISP Which three Layer 2 access designs have all of their uplinks in an active state? (Choose three. signal strength 8dBm.

com Ac tua lTe sts . traffic arrives on one IPS interface and exits on another E.) A. passively listens to network traffic B. use with ACLs and a static route to the VPN headend. BPDU guard F. is an active device in the traffic path C. has a permissive interface that is used to monitor networks D. Any m 9 .E QUESTION NO: 25 A customer has eight sites and plans to increase that number in the future.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. C. loop guard D. The customer's goals are to make it easier to add branch sites in the future and to reduce traffic through the hub.) A." . D. Use DHCP to assign addresses based on incoming user policies. Deploy a clientless model to assign a unique address to the user. Branch site to branch site traffic is approaching 30 percent.www.D. root guard E.D QUESTION NO: 24 Which four Cisco Spanning Tree Protocol enhancements are supported with rapid per-VLAN Spanning-Tree plus? (Choose four. Which VPN topology should you recommend to this customer? "Pass Any Exam. Use an internal address pool per VPN headend. BackboneFast Answer: A.C. Deploy RADIUS or LDAP to assign the address to the user B. has a promiscuous interface that is used to monitor the network Answer: B. UplinkFast C. PortFast B. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 23 Which two of these are characteristics of an IPS device? (Choose two.

a WDM system that is compatible with EDFA technology 10 Ac tua Which two statements correctly describe an IPS device? (Choose two.) A. next-hop IP address D. but all subsequent traffic is blocked.www.actualtests.) lTe sts .C QUESTION NO: 28 What two descriptions best define DWDM? (Choose m . source MAC address E. Group Encrypted Transport VPN Answer: D QUESTION NO: 26 Which two of these key fields are used to identify a flow in a traditional NetFlow implementation? (Choose two. a technology "Pass Any Exam. Traffic flow through the IPS resembles traffic flow through a Layer 3 router." . Malicious packets that have been detected are allowed to pass through. source port B. and exits via the same interface. Traffic arrives on the detection interface. Inline interfaces which have no IP addresses cannot be detected D. E. GRE tunneling C. is inspected. Answer: A. an optical technology for transmitting up to 32 channels over multiple fiber strands Z D. Any Time. It resembles a Layer 2 bridge B. Dynamic Multipoint VPN E. next-hop MAC address Answer: A.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. destination IP address F. Easy VPN B.) A. an optical technology for transmitting up to 16 channels over multiple fiber strands j C.E QUESTION NO: 27 A. output interface C. C. Virtual Tunnel Interfaces D.

Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam for transmitting multiple optical signals using less sophisticated transceiver designs then CWDM E." .co m 11 Ac Explanation: tua lTe sts . a technology for transmitting more closely packed optical signals using more sophisticated transceiver designs than CWDM Answer: A QUESTION NO: 29 DRAG DROP Answer: QUESTION NO: 30 DRAG DROP "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.actualtests.

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Strict-priority queuing should be limited to 50 percent of the capacity of the link. the source of a packet is known.) A. with the only difference being that it has a a group of receivers rather than just one destination Answer: A.C QUESTION NO: 32 Which two of these are characteristics of multicast routing? (Choose two. D. Voice needs to be assigned to the hardware priority queue. m 13 .) A. Call signaling must have guaranteed bandwidth service. Multicast routing is much like unicast routing. C.C QUESTION NO: 33 "Pass Any Ac Refer to the exhibit. When network topologies change. C. At least 33 percent of the link bandwidth should be reserved for default best-effort class.www. which statement is correct? tua lTe sts . Voice needs to be assigned to the software priority queue. multicast routing uses RPF B. D. but use the original path E. multicast routing is connectionless. E.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Which two statements correctly identify considerations to take into account when deciding on Campus QoS Design elements? (Choose two.actualtests." . Any Time. Answer: A. In multicast routing. multicast distribution trees are not rebuilt. When deploying an MSFC and an FWSM.

intracontroller roaming Answer: B "Pass Any Ac Answer: A tua A. lTe sts . D." .www. Layer 1 intercontroller roaming B.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 34 Client traffic is being bridged through LAN interfaces on two WLCs. Place it inside the firewall to make design and management easier. B. Place it inside the firewall with multiple context modes connecting to all configured contexts.actualtests. Proper placement depends on the VLAN assignment. Layer 2 intercontroller roaming m 14 . C. Place it outside the firewall. Any Time. Which roaming option will keep them on the same IP subnet? A. Layer 3 intercontroller roaming D.

711 codec with 802. types of devices at the remote site E. number of remote sites C.E QUESTION NO: 37 One of your customers is using the G. and performance considerations for an IPsec design? (Choose three.) A.C QUESTION NO: 36 Which two statements about SCSI are true? (Choose two. 19 E. The bus is limited to 32 devices." .www. features to tie supported D.B. 8 C. It is a full-duplex serial m 15 .actualtests. 23 Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. Answer: C.) A. duplex serial standard. E. 14 D. It is a Ac tua lTe sts . It allows up to 320 MB/s of shared channel bandwidth. D. The bus is limited to 25 meters in length. B. C. whether packets are encrypted using 3DES or AES F. connection speed B. Any Time. This can support a maximum of how many phones per access point? A.11a access point radios. 7 B. number of routes in the routing table at the remote site Answer: A. sizing.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 35 Which three of these are major scaling.

" .www. The customer plans to grow the number of sites in the future.actualtests. partial mesh m 16 . peer-to-peer C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 38 DRAG DROP Answer: Explanation: QUESTION NO: 39 A customer has seven sites. full mesh B. Any Ac tua lTe sts . hub and spoke "Pass Any Exam. Which is the most appropriate design topology? A. three of which process a large amount of traffic among them.

Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: C QUESTION NO: 40 Which statement about IDS/IPS design is correct? Ac Answer: tua lTe sts .actualtests.www. C. B. Bandwidth considerations must be taken into account since IDS is deployed inline to traffic m 17 . D." . Answer: B QUESTION NO: 41 DRAG DROP "Pass Any Exam. An IPS should be deployed if the security policy does not support the denial of traffic. An IDS analyzes a copy of the monitored traffic and not the actual forwarded packet. Any Time. Traffic impact considerations are increased when deploying an IDS over an IPS sensor.

WMM must be enabled C. TSPEC must be disabled ] 18 Ac tua lTe A. Layer 3 In-Band mode Answer: A QUESTION NO: 44 Which path selection protocol is used by Fibre Channel fabrics? "Pass Any Exam.B QUESTION NO: 43 At a certain customer's site. a NAS is both physically and logically in the traffic path. QoS must be set to Platinum B. QoS must be set to Gold D.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Explanation: Drag and drop question. Cisco Compatible Extensions must be disabled sts Which two settings must be configured in order to use the GUI to configure applications? (Choose two." . In which access mode has this NAS been configured to operate? A. Layer 2 mode B. Layer 3 Central mode D. Layer 3 Edge mode C. Answer: A. Any Time. The NAS identifies clients solely based on their MAC QUESTION NO: 42 m . Drag the items to the proper locations.www.) .

com 19 Ac tua lTe sts Answer: C .1 devices. Because U-PE devices act as IEEE 802. as a connection identifier to indicate destination C.) A. E. as a mapping to the DLCI in service internetworking D. When the provider experiences an outage. VPLS emulates an Ethernet switch. to support transparency for Layer 2 frames B. provides a high speed transport for SCSI payloads "Pass Any Exam. QUESTION NO: 46 How does ERS use the VLAN tag? ~i A. works only in a shared or loop environment C. FSPF D. D. B. Multicast traffic is flooded but broadcast traffic is not flooded in VPLS. to provide service internetworking A. supports multiple protocols B. VSANs E. Neither broadcast nor multicast traffic is ever flooded in VPLS. SANTap Answer: C QUESTION NO: 45 Which of these statements best describes VPLS? A. allows addressing for up to 8 million nodes E. Any Time. with each EMS being analogous to a VLAN.actualtests. VoQ C. the VPLS core must use STP. IVR B. C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam m . IP re-routing restores PW connectivity and MAC relearning is needed." .www. to provide a trunk by which all VLANs can navigate from one site to one or multiple sites Answer: C QUESTION NO: 47 Which two of these correctly describe Fibre Channel? (Choose two. allows addressing for up to 4 million nodes D.

E QUESTION NO: 48 What method does the Cisco MDS 9000 Series use to support trunking? A. ISL B. Enhanced ISL QUESTION NO: 49 DRAG DROP Answer: Explanation: "Pass Any Exam. Any Time.www.actualtests. VoQ D. may stretch to a distance of up to 100 km before needing extenders Answer: A." . IVR C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Ac tua lTe sts . VSANs m Answer: E 20 .

in-band D. Convergence time is fractionally slower than STP. Layer2 B. B. Answer: A. out-oF. Any Time. E." . Limits on clustering and NIC teaming are removed. C.actualtests. Fast uplink convergence is supported for failover and fallback. it is not used in multicast "Pass Any Exam.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 50 In which NAS operating mode are ACL filtering and bandwidth throttling only provided during posture assessment? A.E QUESTION NO: 52 What is the purpose of IGMP in a multicast implementation? A. Layer 3 C.www. IP address space is difficult to manage.) A. Broadcast and fault domains are increased. band E. edge F. central Answer: D Which two statements about Layer 3 access designs are correct? (Choose two. Ac tua QUESTION NO: 51 lTe sts .co m 21 .

" . bandwidth B. number of plug-ins per scan Ac tua A. Answer: B. number of checks in each posture assessment lTe Which of these is least important when determining how many users a NAS can support? sts .actualtests. Servers request specific blocks of data C. it dynamically registers individual hosts in a multicast group on a specific LAN m 22 . The TCO is higher because of the cost of director class storage switches. B. termination devices need mutable addresses inside the VPN C. Storage devices are directly connected to servers. E. A fabric is used as the hardware for connecting servers to storage devices. since NAT is not supported Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. it determines whether Bidirectional PIM or PIM sparse mode will be used for a multicast flow Answer: C QUESTION NO: 53 Which two characteristics are most typical of a SAN? (Choose two. it determines the virtual address group for a multicast destination C.D QUESTION NO: 54 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 55 Which of these is true of IP addressing with regard to VPN termination? A. designs should not include overlapping address spaces between sites. total number of network devices D.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam B. Any Time. it is used on WAN connections to determine the maximum bandwidth of a connection E. addressing designs need to allow for summarization B. D.www. IGP routing protocols will update their routing tables over an IPsec VPN D. NICs are used for network connectivity.) A.

Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 56 When is a first-hop redundancy protocol needed in the distribution layer? A. when HSRP is not supported by the design B. Traffic switched between VLANs is subject to state tracking and other firewall configurable options. B. when the design implements Layer 3 between the access switch and the distribution switch Answer: F QUESTION NO: 57 A. Routed mode firewall deployments are used most often in current designs. FWSM routes traffic between the VLANs. when the design implements Layer 2 between the access switch and the distribution switch 23 Ac tua lTe sts a Refer to the exhibit. C. when a robust method of backing up the default gateway is needed E." . Routed mode is often called bump-in-the-wire mode.actualtests.www. when preempt tuning of the default gateway is needed D. "Pass Any Exam. when multiple vendor devices need to be supported C. FWSM switches traffic between the VLANs. D. Any Time. Which two characteristics are true of a firewall running in routed mode? (Choose two) .co m . E.

19dBm D. Router mode B. Bridge mode inline E. 5 dBm Answer: B QUESTION NO: 60 Which three implementation modes may be used to deploy SLB? (Choose three. D. B. m 24 . Build inverted U designs for deterministic convergence. Never peer on transit links. Bridge mode passive F. One-arm mode C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: A. Build squares for deterministic convergence. Combo Bridge router mode Answer: A. Three-arm mode D.) A. 6 dBm B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 59 What is the recommended radius of a cell for a voice-ready wireless network? Ac tua lTe sts .B.D QUESTION NO: 61 "Pass Any Exam." .D QUESTION NO: 58 Which of these practices should you follow when designing a Layer 3 routing protocol? A.actualtests. Summarize routes at the distribution to the core to limit EIGRP queries or OSPF LSA propagation. Any Time. 7 dBm C.www.

lTe sts . Design 2 achieves quick convergence using RSTP. D. Design 2 is the most widely deployed in enterprise data centers. D.D QUESTION NO: 63 What is the term for a logical SAN which provides isolation among devices physically connected to the same fabric? A. Both designs support stateful services at the aggregation layer. Design 1 is a looped triangle design.actualtests. C." . VSANs E.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam In a base e-Commerce module m 25 . Routing is mostly static B. IVR C. Enhanced ISL "Pass Any Exam. Hardcoded IP addresses are used to support Ac tua A. ISL B. VoQ D. Inbound servers use the CSM or ACE as the default gateway. B. C.) Answer: A. Any Time. which routing statement is correct? A. J E. Design 2 is a looped triangle design. Answer: A QUESTION NO: 62 a Refer to the exhibit. VLANs between the access layer switches are used for FHRP protocols. Which two statements about the topologies shown are correct? (Choose two.

Flex Link pairs must be of the same interface type. sts . 26 Ac tua lTe A. load balancing. single run B. Any Time.www. FICON D. Which type of ISP connectivity solution would be best? A. Flex Links operate only over single pairs of links. stub domain EBGP D. IVR B. multi-homed Answer: D QUESTION NO: 67 Acme Nutrition manufactures a wide variety of vitamin Which two statements are correct regarding Flex Links? (Choose two. Failover from active to standby on Flex Links takes less than a second. and catastrophe protection.actualtests. Flex Links automatically disable STP so no BPDUs are propagated. An interface can belong to multiple Flex Links. FSPF C.) m . D. SANTap Answer: A QUESTION NO: 65 Answer: B." . B. direct BGP peering C. E.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 64 Which technology allows centralized storage services to be shared across different VSANs? A.D QUESTION NO: 66 Lafeyette Productions is looking for a new ISP that has improved availability. Currently the manufacturing facility "Pass Any Exam. It has a single manufacturing facility with 3 regional warehouses and 16 district sales offices.

Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam requires 210 IP addresses. (I)-(3). 19 (3 from the warehouse range and 16 from a separate Class C address) C. 20 (4 from the warehouse QUESTION NO: 68 m 27 . 16 (3 from the warehouse range and 13 from a separate Class C address) D.15 from a separate Class C block and 1 from the IP WAN block) B.actualtests. If Acme Nutrition plans for 20 percent growth in facilities. (1) VPN access devices (2) IPSec tunnels (3) Internet services from ISPs (4) Headend VPN devices A.(II)-(3).) "Pass Any Exam.(IV)-(1) B.www. each district sales office requires 11 IP addresses.(II)-(2).(II)-(2).(II)-(2). Any Time." .com Ac tua (I)VPN headend termination devices at a central campus (II)VPN interconnections for headend and branctend devices (III)VPN brarch-end terminatior devices at branch office location (IV)WAN interconnection media lTe sts . (I)-(1).(II)-(3).(III)-(1). each warehouse requires 51 IP addresses. (I)-(3). which measures can be taken at the building access layer to help eliminate latency and ensure end-to-end quality of service can be maintained? (Choose three. how many Class C subnets will the district sales offices require? A.(III)-(4).(IV)-(4) D. (I)-(2). and the IP WAN requires 38 IP addresses.(III)-(4).(IV)-(4) C. 19 (3 from the warehouse block.(IV)-(1) Answer: A QUESTION NO: 69 When designing a converged network. 15 from a separate Class C block and 1 from the IP WAN block) Answer: D Please match the VPN component to its description.

configure spanning-tree for fast link convergence D.actualtests.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A.www. not for bandwidth intensive applications "Pass Any Exam. 6 Answer: A QUESTION NO: 72 What are two considerations to using IP Multicast delivery? (Choose two. rate limit voice traffic C. no guaranteed delivery mechanism C. 3 C. Use class-based policing to limit the peer-to-peer traffic rate. Any Time. 7 D. Use CBWFQ to queue the peer-to-peer traffic into the default traffic class. Ac tua lTe sts Answer: B . isolate voice traffic on separate VLANs Answer: A.C. classify and mark traffic close to the source B. After investigating the traffic flow. QUESTION NO: 71 With Call Manager v3.) A. no congestion avoidance m 28 ." .1. Use class-based WRED to randomly drop the peer-to-peer traffic during network congestions. 8 B. D. source sends multiple data streams out each interface B. what is the maximum number of servers in a Cluster? A. you determine that peerto-peer traffic from a music download site is consuming a large amount of bandwidth. Which QoS mechanism can you implement to improve the network response time? A.D QUESTION NO: 70 Users at the Charleville Company began experiencing high network delays when Internet connectivity was enabled for all users. Use class-based shaping to delay any excessive peer-to-peer traffic. C.

modular block design at the access level D. Any Scalability is provided in the server farm module by which of the following design strategies? m 29 . redundant servers at the access level C. path MTU discovery B.C QUESTION NO: 73 Which routing protocol supports a flexible area structure using routing levels one and two? A." . BGP D.actualtests. auto setup D. up to 10 Gbps of bandwidth at the access level B. high port densities at the access level . EIGRP C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: B.www. OSPF Answer: A QUESTION NO: 74 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 75 A. remote management Answer: B QUESTION NO: 76 Which IOS QoS enhancement was created to address scalability and bandwidth guarantee issues? "Pass Any Ac Which VPN management feature would be considered to ensure that the network had the least disruption of service when making topology changes? tua lTe sts A. IS-IS B. dynamic reconfiguration C.

These appliances should connect directly into a Layer 3 switch. A load balancer and SSL termination have also been recommended. availability "Pass Any Exam. IntServ C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. Putting all security devices in a single chassis provides a single point of failure.C QUESTION NO: 79 Which typical enterprise campus requirement ensures that the network supports the required applications and that data flows within the required time frames? A. D.www. Using integrated blades would only require two devices. C. InterSwitch Link Answer: A QUESTION NO: 78 A. DiffServ D.Potomac's management have expressed concern over the cost. RSVP B. What is one advantage and one disadvantage of your design proposal? (Choose two. Virtua LAN C. The data center would need several devices to achieve its goal." . Virtual Output Queuing D. You suggest using integrated blades. What is the term for a logical SAN which provides isolation among devices physically connected to the same fabric? A.actualtests. Increased usage of standalone devices is cost-effective.) lTe sts . manageability B. B. Any Time. virtual storage area network B. WFQ Answer: A QUESTION NO: 77 You are the Cisco Network Designer. Answer: m .com 30 Ac tua A security analysis at The Potomac Canal Company recommends installing an IDS appliance and a firewall appliance.

Requires minimum router CPU and memory resources .(II)-(4).(II)-(1). IS-IS B." . RIPv2 D.Supports manual or automatic route summarization A. (I)-(2).Uses a simple routing metric . (I)-(4).co m 31 . functionality D.(III)-(3).(III)-(3).(III)-(2).(IV)-(1) D.Supported by multiple router vendors .actualtests.(IV)-(2) C. performance Answer: C QUESTION NO: 80 Which routing protocol best fits these requirements? .Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam C.(IV)-(2) Answer: D "Pass Any Exam.(IV)-(3) B.(II)-(4). OSPF C. EIGRP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 81 Please match the Cisco client security software application to its description. (1) Cisco NAC Appliance Agent (2) Cisco Trust Agent (3) Cisco Secure Services Client (4) Cisco Security Agent (I)client-side component provides device-based registry scans (II)threal proectior application prevents malicious behavior before it can occur (III)singe authenication framework works on multiple device types (IV)application determines if security or management tools are installed and current A.(III)-(3).com Ac tua lTe sts . Any Time.www.(II)-(4). (I)-(1). (I)-(1).

for multiple ISDN connections D. out-of-band C. for modem concentrated dial-up connections Answer: B QUESTION NO: 83 You are the Cisco Network Designer. (1) PortFast (2) UplinkFast (3) BackboneFast (4) Loop guard (5) Root guard (I)shuts down a port that receives a BPDU when enabled (II)cuts convergence time by mas-age for indirect failure (III)prevents the aliernate or root port from being designated in absence of BPDUs (IV)causes Layer 2 LAN interface access port to immediately enter the forwarding state (V)helps prevent bridging loops due to jni-directional link failures on point-to-point links A. Layer 3 B.www. Any Time.) A. for use by mobile users B.(III)-(3).(IV)-(5). Layer 4 D.(II)-(2).com 32 Ac tua lTe sts . Layer 2 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 84 Please match the Cisco STP enahancement term to its definition. for a group of users in the same vicinity sharing a connection C. (I)-(4).(V)-(1) "Pass Any m .actualtests. Which layer NAS operating mode are ACL filtering and bandwidth throttling only provided during posture assessment? A.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 82 When is the site-to-site remote access model appropriate? (Choose one." .

(I)-(3).(III)-(4). which document is used to specify the connectivity and performance agreements with the service provider? A.1w (II)assurnes one spraining-tree instance for each bridged network regardless of number of VLANs (III)provides a separate instance of 802.(III)-(4).(V)-(3) C. RFC C.(III)-(2).(IV)-(5).com Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 86 . (I)-(2).(III)-(1).(IV)-(4).(II)-(5).(V)-(1) Answer: A "Pass Any Exam.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam B.(V)-(3) D." .1D spanning tree instance for each VLAN (V)original 802. (1) CST (2) MST (3) STP (4) RSTP (5) PVST+ (I)icentical to 802.(III)-(2).(III)-(3). (I)-(2).(II)-(2). (I)-(4).(II)-(2).1w for each VLAN (IV)Cisco STP enhancement providing a separate 802.(V)-(3) B.(IV)-(5).(II)-(5).1D version providing loo-free topology in a network with red-indant links A.(II)-(5). (I)-(4).(III)-(1).(II)-(3).(IV)-(4).(IV)-(1). SOW D.(V)-(1) Answer: A QUESTION NO: 85 When designing the WAN module within the enterprise edge. RFP B.(IV)-(4).(IV)-(5).co m 33 . Any Time.(V)-(1) C. SLC/SLA Answer: D Please match the spanning-tree term to its description.(V)-(3) D. (I)-(1). (I)-(2).www.actualtests.(II)-(5).

IP/TV Control Server C. a network administrator will build VPNs between sites. IPSec in tunnel mode B. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 90 To securely transport EIGRP traffic. D. What is the best method to accomplish the transport of EIGRP traffic? A." . It uses SNMP v1.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 87 Which content networking device allows bandwidth configuration settings so that streaming content will not interfere with other network traffic? A. determine types of protocols to be supported D. It scans and records the operational status of devices. GRE with IPSec in tunnel mode "Pass Any Exam. select the number of LAN ports required B. C. select the number of WAN ports required C. B. When the configuration of a device changes. Any Time. IP/TV Broadcast Server D. Content Distribution Manager Answer: B QUESTION NO: 88 Which statement about CiscoWorks 2000 Inventory Manager is true? 34 Ac tua QUESTION NO: 89 lTe Answer: D sts A. Content Engine B. It scans devices for hardware information. determine the environment in which the router will be used .co m What is the first step that you would use Cisco Product Advisor for when selecting a router for an Edge solution? . the inventory is automatically updated.actualtests.www.

D QUESTION NO: 93 The network administrator would like to generate synthetic traffic using the Service Assurance Agent contained in Cisco IOS.actualtests.C. fault tolerance E. IPSec in transport mode D. service assurance C. reliability B. Which CiscoWorks network management application will be used to report the latency and availability for configured traffic operations on an end-to-end and hop-byhop (router-to-router) basis? Ac tua A. Internetwork Performance Monitor "Pass Any Exam. manageability D. redundancy QUESTION NO: 92 Answer: A.) A.) .co m Answer: B." .B. scalability C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam C. scalability B. GRE with IPSec in transport mode Answer: D QUESTION NO: 91 What are disadvantages to storage directly attached to the application servers? (Choose three. CiscoView D.C. remote management lTe sts What four functions does Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) incorporate? (Choose four.D 35 . nGenius Real-Time Monitor B. Any Time. Device Fault Manager C. load balancing D.www.

reduced MTBF B.D QUESTION NO: 97 ABC Company has 1500 managed devices and 15. voice mail prompts D.000 end users on a campus network. dialed numbers to the regional office and one to another branch office Answer: A.D QUESTION NO: 95 What is high availability? A.) A. What is the recommended number of network management server(s)? "Pass Any m .) tua lTe sts .www. phone features Answer: A. multiple Frame Relay PVCs D. single links .B. dual Wan links to the regional office B." . Any Time. continuous operation of computing systems D. clustering of computer systems Answer: C QUESTION NO: 96 A. dual Wan links to another branch office C. LAN Management Solution (LMS) is being deployed as the network management application.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: D QUESTION NO: 94 Which three things can be restricted by the Class of Service in a traditional PBX? (Choose three. redundant infrastructure C.actualtests. dial plans 36 Ac What two choices can you make when redundancy is required from a branch office to a regional office? (Choose two.

Building 331B was added. Any Time. close to the end users C. Sun Stable has decided to implement an IP telephony solution. 1 D. External calls will be carried across a MAN link to another building. 4 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 98 When dealing with transparent caching. remote access D. network unification C. 2 B. 3 C.actualtests. at the Internet edge Answer: B Which one is not the feature of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network architecture? A. a new building. The additional building houses approximately 1000 employees. Texas.www. Which IP telephony deployment best suits their need? "Pass Any Exam." . In 37 Ac tua lTe sts QUESTION NO: 99 . mobility services B. Rather than deploy a private branch exchange (PBX) in the new building. in front of web server farms D. close to the servers m .Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. The campus there is made up of a number of office buildings located within the same vicinity. network management Answer: C QUESTION NO: 100 Sun Stable is a global insurance company with headquarters located in Houston. where should the Content Engines be placed? A. where a gateway connects into the worldwide PBX network of Sun Stable. Voice mail and unified messaging components are required and all IP phones and workstations should be on separate VLANs and IP subnets.

www. secure connectivity B. stateful firewall implementations. and it monitors and responds to security events as they occur. identity D.actualtests. jitter of 30 ms or less C. It also employs extensive access control lists. multisite with distributed call processing D. Any Time. and dedicated firewall appliances. Which two areas of security would you advise the company to strengthen? (Choose two. multisite with centralized call processing Answer: A QUESTION NO: 101 The Schuyler and Livingston Iron Works has been working on getting its network security under control." . single-site B. It has set up VPN with IPSec links to its suppliers. The company has been growing very fast lately and wants to make sure it is up to date on security measures. "Pass Any Exam. one-way latency of 150 ms to 200 ms B. It has installed network vulnerability scanners to proactively identify areas of 38 Ac tua lTe sts .) A.C QUESTION NO: 102 Which QoS requirement applies to streaming video traffic? A. clustering over the WAN C. security management C. packet loss of 2 percent or less m . intrusion protection Answer: B. 150bps of overhead bandwidth Answer: C QUESTION NO: 103 ____ dBm is the recommended radius of a cell for a voice-ready wireless network.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A.

4 Answer: B QUESTION NO: 104 Which three components comprise the AVVID framework? (Choose three. Which technology allows centralized storage services to be shared across different VSANs? sts QUESTION NO: 105 . 0. 6 B. IVR tua lTe A virtual storage area network (VSAN) is a collection of ports from a set of connected Fibre Channel switches. network solutions Answer: A.actualtests.www. Any Time. 10 D. FICON C. SANTap D.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. 0." Ac A.1 Answer: C "Pass Any Exam. 2. the packet error rate should be less than___% A.01 C. abstracted integration C. 1 D. intelligent network services D. common network infrastructure B. 7 C. FSPF B. that form a virtual fabric.) A.D Answer: D QUESTION NO: 106 For acceptable voice calls.5 m 39 .

Set the MTU value to 1400 bytes. Any Time. bandwidth efficiency B.actualtests. route pattern B.D QUESTION NO: 108 Which three are used in configuring Call Manager dial plans? (Choose three. congestion notification C. gateway list Answer: A. C.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 107 Users of a site-to-site VPN are reporting performance problems. The VPN connection employs IPSec and GRE and traverses several Ethernet segments. What would be two methods to overcome this problem? (Choose two." . D. route group D.www. B. Turn off pre-fragmentation for IPSec. The VPN packets are being fragmented as they traverse the links.) A.) A. heterogeneous network Ac QUESTION NO: 109 tua lTe sts .C Which two benefits does VoFR provide? (Choose m 40 . route list C. cell-switching Answer: A.B QUESTION NO: 110 Which two statements are true about MLP interleaving? (Choose two. Employ path MTU discovery.) A. Set the MTU higher than 1500 bytes. Answer: B.) "Pass Any Exam.

even if the traffic is voice traffic.www. Managed bandwidth is strongly recommended for voice control traffic. QUESTION NO: 112 Answer: C QUESTION NO: 113 What is the device weight limit per CallManager in a Cisco IP phone configuration? A. B. 6500 "Pass Any Exam.) A. 5000 C. but does not encapsulate smaller packets inside a fragmentation m .actualtests. Loss should be no more than 1 percent. 3000 B.D . 2500 D. Any Time." . D. Packets larger than the fragmentation size are always fragmented. reverse proxy 41 Ac A. C. Delay should be no more than 10 ms.D QUESTION NO: 111 What are two design guidelines for VoIP networks? (Choose two. transparent B. It fragments and encapsulates all packets in a fragmentation header. direct tua Which enterprise caching mode eliminates the need for Layer 4 switches or WCCP enabled routers to intercept user requests? lTe sts Answer: C. It fragments and encapsulates packets that are longer than a configured size. Jitter should be less then 40 ms. Packets smaller than the fragmentation size are interleaved between the fragments of the larger packets. and cannot be interleaved.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. proxy D. D. B. Answer: C. C.

Any Time. increase router peering C.D QUESTION NO: 117 Captain Marion's Videography delivers Internet digital video using 9 MPEG video encoders and a statistical 42 Ac tua lTe A.D QUESTION NO: 116 What are three primary activities in the cycle of building an enterprise security strategy? (Choose three. iSCSI D.actualtests. scale to a large size D. technology implementation Answer: B.) A. control broadcasts in the backbone sts . administration B.) m . policy establishment Which three objectives would be met by designing Layer 3 switching in the Campus Backbone of a medium size installation? (Choose three.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 114 Which protocol would provide block access to remote storage over WAN links? A. FCIP C. provide a flexible topology with no spanning tree loops B. eSCSI Answer: C QUESTION NO: 115 Answer: A. Channels are packed into a 6-MHz channel bandwidth." .www. activity audit C.The MPEG "Pass Any Exam.C. SCSI-FP B.C.

These bandwidth and traffic requirements work best with which mode of video delivery? A.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam multiplexer monitors and allocates the appropriate bandwidth.actualtests. Call Admission Control C. IGRP B.www. VoD delivery Answer: B QUESTION NO: 118 A company is using a multi-site centralized call processing model.C. Packet generation from each input source is controlled such that no packets are dropped and no extra null packets can be generated. TAPI B.) A. The multiplexer measures available bandwidth and feeds back signaling to the MPEG encoders. RIPv2 C. Any Time. fixed broadcast C.D QUESTION NO: 120 What is one of the reasons that custom QoS ACLs are recommended over automatic QoS when configuring ports on a Catalyst 6500 for use with IP phones? "Pass Any Exam." . Coding rates are then increased or decreased. open looped 43 Ac tua lTe sts . Which feature ensures that the remote site IP phones will still have limited functionality given a WAN outage? A. MGCP Answer: C QUESTION NO: 119 Which three LAN routing protocols would be appropriate for a small retail organization with a multivendor LAN infrastructure? (Choose three. OSPF Answer: B. RIP m . quality equalization B. SRST D.

79xx IP phones do not automatically mark voice packets with non-zero DSCP values. host security D.) A. perimeter security B. device Pools Answer: A QUESTION NO: 122 Which three components are part of the Intelligent Network Services provided by the Cisco AVVID framework? (Choose three. 79xx IP phones use a custom protocol to communicate CDP information to the switch. policy management "Pass Any Exam. IP multicasting C. security B. QoS m 44 . DNS.B.C QUESTION NO: 123 A network vulnerability scanner is part of which critical element of network and system security? A." .actualtests. 79xx IP phones do not mark voice packets with optimal DSCP values. Any Ac tua lTe sts .www.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam A. Answer: D QUESTION NO: 121 What type of Call Admission control in CallManager allows for limits to the bandwidth consumed by active calls? A. regions C. IP telephony Answer: A. 79xx IP phones do not mark protocol packets such as DHCP. partitions D. B. security monitoring C. C. D. locations B. or TFTP with non-zero DSCP values.

Any Time.) A.225 Gatekeeper-Controlled trunk for call admission control within existing H. 7500 series B. 12000 series m 45 . multisite with centralized call processing B. 7200 series with NSE-1 D. multisite with distributed call processing D. single site with centralized call processing C.323 environments? A." . Which of these is a Layer 2 transport architecture that provides packet-based transmission optimized for data based on a dual ring topology? A. 3600 series Answer: A. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy Answer: A QUESTION NO: 127 "Pass Any Exam.actualtests. Resilient Packet Ring Ac QUESTION NO: 126 tua lTe sts . Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing C.B You are the Cisco Network Designer. Dynamic Trunking Protocol D.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam Answer: B QUESTION NO: 124 Which IP telephony deployment model uses an H.www. single site with distributed call processing Answer: C QUESTION NO: 125 Which two of the following Cisco router platforms support Multicast Distributed Fast Switching? (Choose two.

lTe sts . classification B. what should be used in the CPE? m .(II)-(3).(IV)-(1) C.etc A." . (I)-(2). Implement highly redundant switching and links with no single points or paths of failure.(II)-(4).(III)-(3).antivirus.(II)-(2).(IV)-(1) B. Any Time.Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam To ensure voice packets are kept within the Committed Information Rate (CIR) of a Frame Relay link. prioritization D. (I)-(3).C. C.(III)-(4).) A.(III)-(4). Implement server load balancing. traffic shaping C.antispyware. D.www.(II)-(3). fragmentation Answer: B QUESTION NO: 128 Which three best practices should be implemented at the campus backbone submodule to support the server farm module? (Choose three.(IV)-(4) Answer: A "Pass Any Exam. Implement intrusion detection with automatic notification of intrusion attempts in place. Implement the Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) for failover protection.(III)-(1).actualtests. (I)-(2).(IV)-(1) D. Answer: B.D QUESTION NO: 129 (I)a centralized management point (II)an in-band cr out-of-band device for network access control (III)a Windows-based client which allows network access based on the tasks running (IV)a status crecker for operating systems. B. (I)-(2).com 46 Ac (1) Cisco NAS (2) Cisco NAA (3) Rule-set Lpdates (4) Cisco NAM tua Please match the Cisco NAC appliance component to its description.

distribution.www. OSPF Answer: B.) A. EIGRP C. Dropping WAN costs. RSVP itself provides bandwidth and delay guarantees. Little growth is expected in the network infrastructure. Which two routing protocols could you deploy to support the new larger network while keeping costs down? (Choose two. Any Time.D QUESTION NO: 131 What is a criteria of the enterprise composite network model? A. requires specific core. An RSVP compatible QoS mechanism must be used to implement guarantees according to RSVP m 47 . defines flexible boundaries between modules for scalability requirements B. D. RIPv2 D. have led them to consider using a high-speed WAN solution to improve access.) A. includes all modules needed to meet any network design QUESTION NO: 132 Which two are characteristics of RSVP? (Choose two. however. clearly defines module boundaries and demarcation points to identify where traffic is D. RSVP reservations are maintained by a centralized reservations server. Answer: A.Up to this point the company has been using a dial-on-demand network. and access layer requirements to match the model C. C. all devices must support Ac Answer: C tua lTe sts .Cisco 642-873: Practice Exam QUESTION NO: 130 Acme Costume Company is connecting its manufacturing facilties to its stores with a small pointto-multipoint Frame Relay IP WAN. For RSVP to be end-to-end.B "Pass Any Exam. RIP B." . B.actualtests.

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