HW_NM_Assignment_1 - Silicon Valley University

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Summer

201
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Silicon Valley University



Network Management



Homework:



Network Management Systems


Chapter 1
















NAME:

STUDENT ID:

DATE:






Summer

2013

Silicon Valley University

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Questions for Chapter 1



1.

A Network Administrator must be familiar with both the protocols employed in the network and the
tools with wh
ich its operation may be investigated. There are several tools that are fundamentals for
administration of an IP network; ping, nslookup, and traceroute.

Use the traceroute command to find the route to
www.svuca.edu
. I
f you are not familiar with
traceroute command, use a google search to read about its operations.

Q
1
.
What is the average time a packet takes to travel from your current location (PC) to
www.svuca.edu
.

Q
2
. Show the tra
ceroute or tracert console display. How many packets is sent by the utility at each
hop?

NOTE: If using Linux, use traceroute command. If using Windows, use tracert command.

HINT: If traceroute or tracert terminates at max hops, use the entry corresponding

to the IP address
of
www.svuca.edu
. To resolve
www.svuca.edu

IP address, use

nslookup
www.svuca.edu

command.


2.

For the route between your locat
ion and
www.svuca.edu
, determine the administrative contact
responsible for the the location. Using the
domain name from the trace utility, use the Linux whois
command or use whois.domaintools.com from a web browser for

Windows.

Q
1
. Show the console output for the whois command. Who is the Administrative Contact?


3.

The email system is based on client
-
server architecture. Send an email to a wrong node address (for
example, misspelling the remote node address, “<your yahoo

email name>@yaccoo.com”).

Q
1
. Explain the error message(s) that you get
from the DNS server. Show the content of the error
message.

Send an email to a remote site with wrong user ID, but correct node address (for example,
misspelling the user name, “<mi
sspell email name>@yahoo.com”.

Q2. Explain the error message(s) that you get from the mail server. Show the content of the error
message.


4.

An IP network is connected to a Novell IPX network via a gateway as shown
. The IP/IPX Gateway
allows a NetWare networ
k (using IPX protocol) to connect transparently to an IP Internet without
having to replace the IPX network with an IP Network and deploy IP at each desktop.

Q1. Enter the protocol layers of the gateway in the blank boxes.

Leave boxes blank, if there is no

exchange required.

HINT: The gateway is a network protocol gateway, it handles network protocol conversion.


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2013

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5.

An Integrated Network Management System (INMS) integrated alarms from multiple Element
Management Systems (EMS).
Ea
ch EMS manages a domain of Network Elements and passes the
relevant alarm events to the INMS.

Q. In a problem scenario, the INMS is delayed in receiving the alarm events from the EMS. List three
possible causes of the delay in alarm indications to the INM
S.






IP Network





IP
X

Network



IP/IPX


Gateway


TCP


IP


802.3


PHY


TCP


IPX


802.3


PHY



IPX protocol on LAN

IP protocol on LAN

IP/IPX Gateway c
onverts
IP to IPX and vice versa.