Dear Reader, you can always expect questions from computer networks.Below are three sample Interview Questions.
Which is the protocol used for communication between network managing computer and all other computers or devices within the same network ? Hint : This is an application layer level (in OSI) protocol.
Answer is SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol.
Say there are two similar programs installed on Unix and Windows systems in a network. If these programs require data to be passed back and forth across the network, Which of the OSI layers will be responsible for handling platform differences ? Hint : This layer is also capable of inclusion of encryption services.
Answer is Presentation Layer.
Name a simple protocol that is very widely used in measuring time taken for a server to respond to a request in network ? Hint : With this protocol one can check if a remote server is actually connected/active.
Answer is Ping Protocol.