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Layer Two Tunneling Protocol - Exercise


This exercise asks you to match items in the left column with the items in the right column. If you do not have Java active in your browser or are behind a firewall that does not allow Java applets, you will not be able to complete this exercise.


This exercise gives you a chance to practice matching the two protocols you just reviewed to various descriptions of their capabilities. Below you'll see several descriptions of capabilities. You will need to choose which protocol supports this capability, L2TP, PPTP, or both. Enter your solution in the textbox below and click the Submit to view the exercise solution.

Exercise scoring

This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson.
Requires point-to-point connectivity:  
Supports header compression: L2TP
Creates an encrypted tunnel:  
Supports tunnel authentication with IPSec: PPTP
Uses PPP:  
Uses IPSec for encryption:  
Uses MPPE encryption: Both
Provides host-to-host encryption:  
Requires greater protocol overhead: