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