Monday, November 29, 2010
There will be *no* lecture at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 30, 2010.
There *will* be lectures at 16:00 on November 30 and at 10:00 on
Wednesday, December 1.
DNSjava has been added to "External Links" on the Learning Central page.
A compiled version of the program has been uploaded to Module Documents
(under Laboratory Material)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Additional Laboratory material added to Learning Central -- this is not
There is no lecture on Wednesday, November 17.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
There will be no lecture on Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
And no lectures on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
Use this time to focus on your coursework.
Monday, October 4, 2010
Coursework now available -- submit in Week 8 (November 22, 2010)
Join Facebook page for course! --
then look for group "CM0255"
Course Related Material
Get Coursework here
- Lecture Set 1 in PDF
Lecture outline, what's a network, protocols, examples, 7 layer OSI model, OSI layers
in a single network
- Lecture Set 2 in PDF
Network components: Physical layer, MAC, hubs, repeaters, routers, bridges, wiring types,
topologies, Ethernet and ARP Protocol . Additional slides
with utilization formulas.
- Lecture Set 3 in PDF
Data Link layer and addressing, framing and flow control, data link protocols (Aloha,
CSMA/CD, token based, channel reservation, TDMA), SLIP/PPP, ADSL, LAN Technologies, Bridges/Spanning
Trees . Additional slides from Mike Daley.
- Lecture Set 4 in PDF
Network and Transport Layer: connection/connectionless services, IP addressing,
IP address restrictions, IP TTL, IP fragmentation, subnet masks, broadcast/multicast
support, IPv6, Intranet addressing, routing, link metrics, Dijkstra's algorithm,
- Lecture on IPv6
- Lecture Set 5 in PDF
Network and Transport Layer 2: IP error handling, ICMP, dynamic IP -- RARP, BOOTP,
DHCP, support for dynamic routing, ISO terminology: End System vs. Intermediate System,
Router interaction and protocols (Vector distance -- RIP, HELLO, Link state -- OSPF, others
-- Hot Potato), IDRP, Interior and Exterior Protocols (BGP, EGP), NT/Unix implementations,
inside a router, multicast routing and IGMP
- Lecture on Routing
- Lecture Set 6 in PDF
TCP and Transport Layer: TCP Frame, TCP options and handshaking, TCP session, TCP vs UDP,
sockets and ports, talking to the application layer, TCP alternatives, UDP options and
frame, TFTP, Inetd
- Lecture Set 7 in PDF
Subnetting and Network Management: Managing and defining Subnets, Supernetting,
CIDR, IP tunnelling (IPX/SPX, NetBEUI/NetBIOS), SNMP components and protocol, SMI, MIB,
- Lecture Set 8 in PDF
Domain Name Servers, BIND Protocol
- Lecture Set 9 in PDF
Email: Protocols (SMTP, POP, IMAP), Setting up mail systems
- Lecture Set 10 in PDF
Multimedia Services: Streaming, Protocols (RTSP, RTP/RTCP, H.323, RSVP), Applications,
Quality of Service, Integrated Services, Differentiated Services
- Slides for lecture on
See also BIBS Seminars
Search RFCs and Internet Drafts
If you are interested in an Internet Draft relating to a certain subject
or protocol enter the keyword(s) here.
Documents/Additional Reading Material
and, most importantly, some humour