Intro to Linux
Week 14 Agenda
1. Networking Challenges
2. Intro to Networking
(See Chapter 20)
a. Electronic information is sent from computer to
with these cards through a seven-layer system called ____________. (See Jang, p.610 and
this section of the MCMCSE Network + Study Guide.)
OSI stands for ______________________________. Try this OSI practice test.
b. The TCP/IP model for networking includes ___ layers. (See Jang, p. 613).
Major protocols that work under the TCP/IP model include ____, _____,
_____, _____, _____. (See Jang, p. 614 for a more complete list.)
What are the TCP/IP transport-level protocols? _____ ______
What are the TCP/IP network-level protocols? _____ ______
What are the TCP/IP link-level protocols? _____ ______
(See this link for more information.)
c. Define these TCP/IP network services:
Domain Name System: ____________________________________________
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ________________________________
Address Resolution Protocol
d. Tp set up a computer on a TCP/IP network, you need
(manually assigned by an administrator or automatically assigned by ____,
a ______ address and a ___________. Additionally, to connect to sites on
the Internet, you need ___________.
The current standard in use for IP addressing is called
____. IP addresses can
be expressed in two formats ___________ and __________.
Addresses under this standard are expressed in ___ columns with
numerical values between __ and ____.
e. IP addresses are divided into ___ classes. (See Jang, p. 618.
What class do the addresses on our classroom computers belong to? _____
Do the classroom computers use public or private
How would you write the IP address of your classroom
computer in binary notation?
f. Experiment with PING and IFCONFIG commands. Change
your adapter's IP address. Check
the graphic redhat-config-network application and see if the change carries over.
Stop and restart the network using the Service [servicename] command.
After making sure that your Sendmail server is disabled,
change the hostname of
your computer, in preparation for the next set of exercises.
Review network mask settings (see Jang, p. 629).
3. Installation/exploration of Mandrake Linux