What could be the problem?

Refer to the exhibit. A technician is troubleshooting a host connectivity problem. The host is unable to ping a server connected to Switch_A. Based on the results of the testing, what could be the problem?


A. A remote physical layer problem exists.
B. The host NIC is not functioning.
C. TCP/IP has not been correctly installed on the host.
D. A local physical layer problem exists.


2 thoughts on “What could be the problem?

    1. “Local” refers to the LAN and “Remote” refers to the network beyond the router. Since pinging the loopback and own IP address were successful but pinging the Default Gateway did not work, the problem is between the host and Default Gateway, therefore “Local”.

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