CST 415 - Computer Networks

Exam #2 Review Outline

Closed Book, Closed Notes, Open RFC/STD

Be sure to have easy access to packet structure.

The exam will require construction of packets as they traverse a specific network topology. Be prepared to write out packet contents and know ARP and IP packet structure.

  1. ARP
    1. Problem Definition
    2. ARP Cache
    3. ARP Packet Structure
    4. ARP scenario
  2. IP
    1. Definition
    2. Packet Structure
    3. Packet Delivery
    4. Fragmentation
    5. IPv6
  3. UDP
    1. Definition
    2. Packet Structure
    3. Port Addressing
    4. Use
  4. NAT
    1. Problem Definition
    2. Translation Schemes
    3. Address Translation Tables
    4. IP header mangling
  5. IP Routing
    1. Problem Definition
    2. Table Driven Routing