Last Updated on November 2, 2020 by Admin
A network technician types the command ping 127.0.0.1 at the command prompt on a computer. What is the technician trying to accomplish?
- checking the IP address on the network card
- testing the integrity of the TCP/IP stack on the local machine
- pinging a host computer that has the IP address 127.0.0.1 on the network
- tracing the path to a host computer on the network and the network has the IP address 127.0.0.1
Answers Explanation & Hints:
127.0.0.1 is an address reserved by TCP/IP to test the NIC, drivers and TCP/IP implementation of the device.