Lab 4-1 - Lab 4 Some TCP/IP Utilities Due on March 5th...

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Lab 4 Some TCP/IP Utilities Due on March 5 th Using any Windows XP workstation with internet connection that is accessible to you (e.g., your own computer or university computer at libraries), please finish the following task individually. Objective The objective of this lab assignment is to get you familiar with the basic TCP/IP network configuration parameters and various network troubleshooting utilities. Theory A TCP/IP host requires at least the following configuration parameters for proper operation: 1. IP Address 2. Subnet Mask 3. Default Gateway 4. DNS Server Address Depending on the operating system, there are various methods and commands to assign these configuration parameters manually. Alternatively these parameters can be assigned automatically using a service called DHCP. IP Version 4 addresses are 32-bits long and contain a network part and a host part. The subnet mask is also a 32-bit number and specifies how long the network part is, within the IP address. The Default gateway is the router to be used for all IP networks for which there is no specific entry in the host routing table. The routing table is a database maintained at each IP host containing the networks which are reachable and the next hop routers to use for each of those
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Lab 4-1 - Lab 4 Some TCP/IP Utilities Due on March 5th...

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