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Free CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Practice Question

During a routine network performance assessment, a technician identifies that a particular fiber optic connection is experiencing higher than normal error rates and intermittent connectivity issues. After a visual inspection of the connectors, the technician observes that they have slight residues and dirt around the edges. Despite using a standard dry cloth to wipe the ends of the connectors, the errors and connectivity issues are still present. Which of the following actions should the technician perform NEXT to best address the issue?

  • Increase the transmit power of the optical transceivers to overcome any loss due to dirt.

  • Utilize a specialized fiber optic cleaning kit with lint-free wipes and solvent to clean the connectors.

  • Replace the current fiber optic connectors with new ones to ensure clean connection points.

  • Implement a new VLAN to segregate the noisy signal and mitigate error rates.

This question's topic:
CompTIA Network+ N10-008 / 
Network Troubleshooting
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