Internet Protocol Analysis

Internet protocol analysis is an advanced computer networking topic that uses a packet analyzer to capture, view, and understand Internet protocols. This course comprises 15 lessons that use Wireshark to study and experiment with Internet protocols. Each lesson includes Wikipedia readings, YouTube videos, and hands-on learning activities.

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Preparation edit

This is a third-semester, college-level course. Learners should already be familiar with introductory computer concepts and/or introductory computer networking concepts.

Lessons edit

  1. Introduction
  2. Packet Analyzers
  3. Link Layer
  4. Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  5. Internet Layer / IPv4
  6. Subnetting
  7. IPv6
  8. Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
  9. Multicast
  10. Transport Layer
  11. Address Assignment
  12. Name Resolution
  13. Application Layer
  14. Routing
  15. Network Monitoring

Bibliography edit

  • Carrell, Jeffrey L., Chappell, Laura & Tittel, Ed (2013). Guide to TCP/IP, Fourth Edition. Cengage. ISBN 9781133019862
  • Chappell, Laura A. & Tittel, Ed (2007). Guide to TCP/IP, Third Edition. Course Technology. ISBN 9781418837556
  • Davies, Joseph (2012). Understanding IPv6, 3rd Edition. Microsoft Press. ISBN 9780735659148
  • Fall, Kevin R. & Stevens, W. Richard (2012). TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols, Second Edition. Pearson. ISBN 9780321336316

References edit

  Subject classification: this is a networking resource.
  Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.
  Completion status: this resource is considered to be complete.