CompTIA Network+ Question B-100

A technician is setting up a computer lab. Computers on the same subnet need to communicate with each other using peer to peer communication. Which of the following would the technician MOST likely configure?

A. Hardware firewall
B. Proxy server
C. Software firewall
D. GRE tunneling

Correct Answer: C

A host-based firewall is a computer running firewall software that can protect the computer itself. A software firewall would be the most cost effective in a lab scenario.