The PC in our virtual command prompt is having trouble communicating on the network. Use the following steps to troubleshoot the connection.Type the HELP command in the virtual command prompt to begin
Start by using ping to check connectivity with CrucialExams.comping Crucialexams.com
Definitely some connectivity issues there, let's check our IP configurationipconfig
The configuration looks fine, try to ping the default gateway to check for local connectivity.ping 192.168.1.1
Doesn't look like we have local connectivity either, try getting a new IP Address using DHCP. Start by clearing the current configuration.ipconfig /release
Now that we have released our IP Configuration, use a command to get a new one via DHCPipconfig /renew
Notice our default gateway, subnet mask, and IP address have all changed. Try to ping the new default gateway to check for connectivity.ping 172.25.0.1
Great! Internal connectivity seems to be working, try contacting the Crucial Exams servers to verify internet connectivity.ping Crucialexams.com
Woo-hoo, you're done! You successfully completed all the command line exercises.
What you did: Verified the issue, found the root cause, implemented a solution, verified the solution.