Free CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Practice Question

An administrator notices that a Cat 6 cable connecting a workstation to the network switch is experiencing intermittent connectivity issues. The cable run is approximately 120 meters (394 feet). Based on the specifications and limitations of Ethernet cabling, what is the MOST likely cause of the connectivity issues?

  • The workstation's network interface card is incompatible with Cat 6 cables.

  • The Cat 6 cable is bent beyond the maximum allowable bend radius.

  • The cable length exceeds the recommended limit for Cat 6, causing signal degradation.

  • The switch port is improperly configured for the speed and duplex settings of the Cat 6 cable.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 / 
Network Troubleshooting
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