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Advanced internet protocols and application ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Clayton Second semester 2006 (Evening)

Synopsis: In-depth coverage of the fundamental protocols to operate the Internet and intranets, and a selection of major applications, including implementations of protocols and systems. Topics covered include: Advanced Internet Addressing, subnetting, supernetting; TCP Performance and Enhancements, Multicasting - IGMP, DVMRP, MOSPF, etc.; Messaging systems - SMTP, POP3, etc.; World Wide Web systems, Real Time Protocols - RTP, RSVP, etc.; Security issues - VPNs, Firewall systems, Secure socket systems; Quality of Service issues; IP mobility issues; Management - SNMP, SNMP2,etc., Directories - DNS, X.500, LDAP, Remote File activities - FTP, NFS, xNFS. Advanced routing issues - BGP4, OSPF, etc.

Assessment: Two 25% assignments + 50% final examination

Contact Hours: 2 hours lectures, 2 hours tutorial/library work

Prerequisites: CSE4881 or equivalent