Web study, computer networks assignemnt

timer Asked: May 7th, 2014

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(80Points)Assume the following:You have a brand new laptop computer that has never

been powered on before and you bring it to LSU and plug it into their network and

make a web request to www.acm.org. Assume that the network you are connected to is

behind a NAT enabled router.Describe starting from the Data Link Layer everything that

is involved in getting a web page response back to your web browser.Certain items I will

be looking for include:


DataLink: ARP table being built,MAC addressing,ARP discover,DHCP

Network: IP addressing,NAT,How route is determined,packet being forwarded.

Transport: TCP,how it makes sure you receive packets in order,connecQ on setup and


Application: DNS,how we figureout the IP,how request is sent out.HTTP,request

being made and request being received(assuming all is good)

********* Ans: should not exceed one page

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