TCOM535 Homework 3
February 29, 2016
1. Why ICMP is a companion protocol of IP?
The Internet Protocol is the foundation of the TCP/IP protocol suite, since it is the
mechanism responsible for delivering datagrams. Three of the main characteristics that
Due April 18, 2016
1. Why electronic mail needs a mailbox protocol?
The processing of downloading your messages from your mailbox requires a special
protocol that can retrieve messages sent to your email address. The "Post Office
TCOM535 Home Work #5
Due April 4, 2016
1. Research and briefly describe what cloud computing is?
Cloud computing, also on-demand computing, is a kind of Internet-based computing
that provides shared processing resources and data to computers and other dev
TCOM535 Home Work #6
Due April 11, 2016
1. What are the main functions of DHCP?
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a client/server protocol that
automatically provides an Internet Protocol (IP) host with its IP address and other related
TCOM509-001/DL1/P01 Home Work #2
Due February 15, 2016
1. Why IPv4 needs ARP?
The Internet is connection of many networks often also called internetwork. The devices
which are use internet an address is provided in order to maintain its existence in the
TCOM535Home Work #4
Due March 28, 2016
1. Why multicasting is more complex than unicasting?
The first block of 256 addresses is used to define special, well-known multicast address blocks.
These do not represent arbitrary grou
TCOM509-001/DL1 Home Work #1
Due February 8, 2016
1. Research on how many computers were connected to The Internet in 2005, 2010 and
The Internet has grown rapidly in the 21th century. The Internet first available for public for
general use was in t