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Routing first-step by Bill Parkhurst

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Chapter 3. Internet Addressing and Routing

What You Will Learn

After reading this chapter, you should be able to

  • Understand the IP version 4 (IPv4) addressing protocol, and the similarities to the addresses used in the postal delivery system

  • Explain why hosts need two addresses, Ethernet and Internet, and how the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is used to determine the Ethernet address of a host given the host's IP address

  • Understand the TCP and UDP protocols, and how they are used to deliver data to a destination host

  • Explain the TCP/IP layered model by comparing it to the layer model that was developed for the postal delivery system

  • Differentiate between classful and classless IP addresses

  • Learn how to subnet and summarize IP networks

  • Learn how routers ...

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