Q1 What are the main features of TCP connections? Why is it said that TCP provides full-duplex service?
Q2 What are the differences between TCP connections and UDP connections? Why is DNS run over UDP?
Q3 TCP creates a reliable data transfer service, in addition to IP's unreliable best-effort service. Study the related sections of the text, and in your own words, summarize how TCP provides a reliable data transfer service.
Q4 What is three-way handshake? Draw a diagram showing how a TCP connection is established through three-way handshake.
Q5 What does Address Resolution protocol do?
Q6 Network adaptors are manufactured by many companies in many countries. How can these companies ensure no two adaptors will have the same MAC address? Identify at least five network interface card makers, and find out how you can tell whether a card was made by either of these companies.
Q7 What is CSMA/CD? How does it work? Explain why RTT on a LAN is an important parameter for CSMA/CD to work.
Q8 What techniques can be used for error-detection in the data link layer?
Q9 What techniques can be used for error-correction in the data link layer?
Q10 What are base stations in wireless networking? What IEEE standards are used for wireless networking?
Q11 What are the differences and similarities between an IEEE 802.11 frame and an Ethernet frame?
Q12 To network a Windows desktop and a computer running RedHat Linux, what will you need and what steps will you take?
Q13 What does ISO stand for? What are the five areas of network management defined by the ISO?
Q14 What are the seven message types in SNMP?