Due date: 11:45pm AEST, Friday, Week 10 ASSESSMENT
Weighting: 40% 1
This is the only in-term assignment in the course. The next assessment item is the final examination.
This assessment task requires you to demonstrate understanding of basic routing and switching concepts by completing a number of exercise questions. The questions contain various numerical as well as descriptive questions covering the material from Weeks 1 to 9 as well as some questions that require further reading, analysis and evaluation.
Completing these questions should help you to achieve the course learning outcomes as listed in the course profile.
You must do this assignment individually, that is, on your own.
Type all your answers in the ‘Template for Your Answers’ Section of this document and upload only that template. You could do that by copying the Template section into a new Word document for uploading. Answers that are not typed into the “Template for Your Answers” section may not be marked, or may be returned to you for re-typing and re-submission – late penalties will apply.
You must show all your working, that is, steps you took to arrive at your answers. Write your answers in your own words to avoid possible plagiarism and copyright violations.
You must submit the template section as a Word file (.doc or .docx).
Plagiarism Procedures can be found in the CQUniversity Policies section of the Course Profile.
The Assignment Questions begin on the next page.
Question 1 (9 marks)
Given the following network, construct the routing table of router R1:
Question 2 (7 marks)
An organisation has been granted a block of addresses starting with the address 18.104.22.168/24.
a) Create 4 subnets for this organisation with the first subblock of 120 addresses, the second subblock of 60 addresses, the third subblock of 30 addresses and the fourth subblock of 12 addresses. (1.5 marks for each correct answer)
b) How many addresses are left? (1 mark)
Question 3: (4 marks)
Consider the following UDP header dump: BB400045003AFF10
a) Identify the source port number. (0.5 marks)
b) Identify the destination port number. (0.5 marks)
c) What is the length of the data? (1 mark)
d) Is it a packet from the client to the server or vice versa? (1 mark)
e) What is the client process? (1 mark)
Question 4 (15 marks)
Investigate the cloud-managed wireless networks and compile a brief report of around 1400 words. Your references may come from websites, white papers, government documents or published conference or journal papers.
Your report should include only the introduction (about 200 words), body (about 1000 words), conclusion (about 200 words) and the reference list (Do not include the executive summary and table of contents). Use the sub-headings given in the template and include in-text references in the body of the report. Use Harvard style of referencing for the list of references and in-text references.
1. Introduction. (2 marks)
2. Architecture. (2 marks)
3. Advantages and disadvantages. (3 marks)
4. Key service providers. (3 marks)
5. Any other relevant information. (2 marks)
A well written coherent conclusion (2 marks)
Adherence to Harvard reference style (1 mark)
Question 5 (5 marks)
Given the following IPv6 addresses in hexadecimal colon notation, answer the following questions. Where applicable provide your answers in fully expanded hexadecimal colon notation.
a) What is the full (expanded) address of the abbreviated IPv6 address FDEC::CF:0:FFFF? (1 mark)
b) What is the type of block of the abbreviated IPv6 address
2001:A100:FC1::A4B8:AE12:3217:FCBA? (2 marks)
c) What is the type of address of the abbreviated IPv6 address 0::FFFF:22.214.171.124? (2 marks)
TEMPLATE FOR YOUR ANSWERS
Type your answers in this section in the spaces provided
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Question Number Mark
allocated Mark earned
Question 1: (9 marks)
Mask Network address Next-hop address Interface
Question 2: (7 marks)
Question 3: (4 mark)
Question 4: (15 marks)
Marking criteria: clarity, logic, sound conclusions, effective use of references, and expressed in own words.
c) Advantages and disadvantages
d) Key service providers
e) Any other relevant information
Question 5: (5 marks)
Total marks awarded 40 (max)
Less late penalties if applicable
Less plagiarism penalties if applicable
Total marks earned