The following questions are intended to reinforce key information presented in this lesson. If you are unable to answer a question, review the lesson materials and try the question again. You can find the answers to the questions in the "Questions and Answers" section at the end of this chapter.
1. Which of the following components must you have for your network to run its own Internet e-mail server? (Choose all answers that are correct.)
a. A DNS server to host the domain b. A registered IP address c. A Web-based administration interface d. A registered domain name
Security Alert RRAS is now configured to route traffic between the local network and the ISP's network, which is in turn connected to the Internet. You should understand that this is a basic router configuration, with no security mechanisms of any kind. You must also configure the server with a default gateway address that will send all external traffic to the ISP's router. You use this configuration only when you want to connect computers with registered IP addresses directly to the Internet, and when you intend to manually configure the firewall features in RRAS or use a third-party firewall product to protect your computers from unauthorized access by Internet intruders.
2. Internet access routers marketed as all-in-one devices typically include which additional services?
3. List three advantages of using a larger, high-level ISP compared to a smaller one.
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