Lab 3 the OSI Model


Learning to identify routers, switches, and hubs. Learning what they look like, their function, and their purpose.

Equipment list:

Hubs, Switches,& Routers


The OSI model.

  • Application
  • presentation
  • Session
  • Transport
  • Network-Router
  • Data Link-Switch
  • Physical-Hubs & Repeaters


What is another name for the physical address layer?:

MAC Address

How many bits does this physical address require?

48 Bits

What is the PDU of layer 2?


What is your IP address?

What is you MAC Address?


Who was the manufacturer according to the MAC?

GIGA Byte Technology

How long did it take to receive a round trip reply from Singapore?

259 milliseconds

What do the initials ARP stand for and what does it do?

Address Resolution Protocol; map san internet protocol address (IP) to a physical machine address that is recognized in the local network.



I learned the difference between routers, switches, and hubs, and what their functions are.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s