30 minutes
IP Video Networking 101 Quiz

How well do you know IP networking for video surveillance? Test on the fundamental elements of computers, connections and bandwidth.

1 All else equal, what CODEC usually delivers the lowest bandwidth consumption?*
2 What type of IP address is used most commonly for home/consumer PCs?*
3 What does 'pinging' do?*
4 If you make a mistake entering in the default gateway, what will happen?*
5 How much can bandwidth vary among IP cameras?*

What address indicates a problem connecting to an IP network when using DHCP?

7 What type of IP address should you typically use for IP cameras?*
8 What command will show a PC's IP address?*

Of the following, which is the best way to select an IP address for an IP camera?

10 What PC tool displays real time bandwidth consumption?*
11 Which is larger - 10 bits or 10 bytes?*
12 What does 100 Mb/s stand for?*
13 When would an IP camera most likely want to have DNS information configured?*
14 What are the best practices for checking camera and VMS firmware/software?*

*Required question