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What should you do? You work as a network administrator for a research lab in a large company. The research lab includes six computers for which central computing services has allocated the address space 172.16.1.0/29. You now plan to add 10 new computers to the research network. Company policy states that each network is granted address space only according to its needs. Ch1 L2



A. Ask to expand the network to a /28 address block.
B. Ask to expand the network to a /27 address block.
C. Ask to expand the network to a /26 address block.
D. You do not need to expand the network because a /29 network is large enough to support your needs.
Asked by Isaac, Last updated: Jan 14, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

Ask to expand the network to a /27 address block.-a. incorrect: a /28 network supports 16 addresses and 14 computers. you need to support 18 addresses and 16 computers.b. correct: you need to support 18 addresses and 16 computers. a /27 network supports 32 addresses and 30 computers. this is the smallest option that provides youwith the address space you need.c. incorrect: a /26 network supports 64 addresses and 62 computers. this is larger than you need, so it would violate company policy.d. incorrect: the current /29 network supports eight addresses and six computers. it cannot support the 16 computers you need.
 

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