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Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
School School of IT and Engineering (SITE)
Course Name Master of Networking (MNET)
Unit Code MN610
Unit Title Virtual Private Networks
Author Dr Ammar Alazab
Assessment Type Group
Assessment Title Assignment 2 - High level design for an SME network and VPN services
Unit Learning Outcomes covered in this assessment Students should be able to demonstrate their achievements in the following unit learning outcomes:
c. Develop architectural VPN designs for small, medium and large businesses and corporations
d. Report on the health of the existing VPN architecture, solution, data, application, and technology
e. Investigate and justify the appropriate design and solution for different organisations
f. Analyse and report on the current and future state of the management of VPN infrastructure and its technologies
g. Define a roadmap process to transform the VPN architecture to support long-term organisational goals
h. Implement a process to support the administration and the management of VPN
Weight 15% of Total Assessment
Total Marks 100
Word limit See instructions
Due Date 6:00 PM Wednesday 30th January 2018 (Week 11)
Submission Guidelines • All work must be submitted on Moodle by the due date along with a completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 11-pt Calibri (Body) font and 2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list using APA or IEEE referencing style for School of Business and School of Information Technology and Engineering respectively.
Extension • If an extension of time to submit work is required, a Special Consideration Application must be submitted directly to the School's Administration Officer, in Melbourne on Level 6 or in Sydney on Level 7. You must submit this application three working days prior to the due date of the assignment. Further information is available at:
http://www.mit.edu.au/about-mit/institute-publications/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/specialconsiderationdeferment
Academic Misconduct
• Academic Misconduct is a serious offence. Depending on the seriousness of the case, penalties can vary from a written warning or zero marks to exclusion from the course or rescinding the degree. Students should make themselves familiar with the full policy and procedure available at: http://www.mit.edu.au/about-mit/institute-publications/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/Plagiarism-Academic-Misconduct-Policy-Procedure. For further information, please refer to the Academic Integrity Section in your Unit Description.
Assignment Description
Tasks:
There are two parts to this assignment, i.e. part A and part B.
A. Investigate, design and develop a suitable VPN network for an SME by addressing the following criteria. See detailed instruction in the next section. 90 marks
B. Presentation 10 marks
Part A description:
There are two areas to consider for VPN network design in this assignment.
1. Design a network for an SME
2. Build VPN services for the users
Contents must include:
• Introduction
• Scopes and Limitations
• Requirements (Network parts and VPN service parts)
• Solution Design
a. Logical Design
b. Physical Design
c. Network Topologies
d. IP addressing
e. Security features and Policies
f. Redundancy and Failover plans
g. VPN service implementation
• Refer the sample document included in below for network design, and consider how to implement VPN services onto the network. Do not copy the contents of the sample in your work as it is regarded as plagiarism.

Part B description:
Prepare slides (between 10 – 15 slides) for presentation during the lab class. The solution of VPN services and network design shall be presented with 15 minutes for a group during week 11 Lab class. Presentation slides should be submitted in Moodle prior to the presentation for marking. No other options (e.g. hard copy, memory stick, website, email etc) will be considered but the presentation file submitted in Moodle.
Marking criteria:
Example of marking criteria is shown in following table. Marks are allocated as follows:
Note: The marking criteria varies for each assignment
Section to be included in the report Detailed Description of the Criteria Marks
Template and format The document should include all necessary headings and contents to depict a VPN services and network design as per the example provided. 10
Requirements Multiple Figures and Tables need to be included to properly show the requirements development. There must be a section for ‘compliance’ check so that vendors can properly reply to the requirements. 20
Solutions This section should include proper headings and contents to propose a solution for a VPN network.
Wireless LAN solution needs to be included.
35
VPN service configurations VPN services implemented and configured shall include screenshots with proper explanation and configurations 15
In body citation Strictly follow the order and instruction by IEEE. Check when/where to put the citation. See attached files and search the internet for guidelines 5
References section Check whether they follow the instruction. Otherwise, no marks will be provided 5
Presentation Presentation skills and materials quality 10
Total 100
Example Marking Rubric for Assignment #: Total Marks 100
Note: The marking criteria varies for each assignment
Marking Rubric Criteria/ Grades High Distinction (HD) [Excellent]
80% Distinction (D) [Very Good]
70%-80% Credits
(C) [Good]
60%-70% Pass (P) [Satisfactory]
50%-60% Fail (N) [Unsatisfactory]
50%
Criteria 1 Concise and specific to the project Topics are relevant and soundly analysed.
Generally relevant and analysed.
Some relevance and briefly presented.
This is not relevant to the assignment topic.
Criteria 2 Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically but did not source reference material appropriately Demonstrated ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately
Demonstrated ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately
Did not demonstrate ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately
Criteria 3 Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically but did not source reference material appropriately Demonstrated ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately
Demonstrated ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately
Did not demonstrate ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately
Criteria 4 All elements are present and very well integrated. Components present with good cohesive
Components present and mostly well integrated Most components present
Proposal lacks structure.
Criteria 5 Logic is clear and easy to follow with strong arguments Consistency logical and convincing
Mostly consistent logical and convincing Adequate cohesion and conviction
Argument is confused and disjointed
Criteria 6 Clear styles with excellent source of references. Clear referencing style Generally good referencing style Sometimes clear referencing style Lacks consistency with many errors

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