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FACULTY OF HIGHER EDUCATION Assignment One (PART I and PART II) HS1011 Data Communication and Networks Trimester 2 2015 Assignment Part I – Individual: Date Due: Friday Week 10, 2015 by 5:00 PM) Marks: Weighting 15% Assignment II – Group: Date Due: Friday Week 12, 2015 by 5:00 PM) Marks: Weighting 15% Student Name (Block letters) Student Number: ___________________________ _____________ HOLMES INSTITUTE FACULTY OF HIGHER EDUCATION HS1011 Data Communication and Networks Trimester 2 2015 1 Total Marks = 30 (15+15=30% of total assessment) Purpose of the assessment: The purpose of this assignment is to exercise and develop skills required to analyse and design networks to address the need of clients. In this assessment, students will be able to • Apply their knowledge of networking technologies. • Apply their knowledge to analyse and evaluate a network to meet customers need • Decide and choose among competing technologies and products Description of the assessment: Your lecturer will choose a Scenario out of three to prepare you assignment PART I(Individual) and PART II(Group). Use the instructions within the Scenario to prepare a report for PART I on week 10 and PART II at week 12. The object of this assignment is to improve your skill of collecting and analyzing network information. The assignment will also increase your knowledge regarding practical implementation of those technologies in enterprise setup. ——————————————————————————————————- Scenario 1: [30 marks] You must install a network with 20 computers for a new business that wants to run TCP/IP and have access to the Internet. The ISP in town will assign you only two public IP addresses, so you decide to assign the computers addresses in the range 172.16.1.1/16 through 172.16.1.125/16. You also need to install a network monitoring tool to the central server to monitor network activities which shows status of each computer in the network. You need to report the following to your supervising boss before you are assigned with the project. Part I: • Each students of the group need to identify a freeware tool that can monitor the entire network and show status of each computer in the network. [3 marks] • Each student need to prepare a report which detail of the identified tool and its features. You should use a number of screenshots of the tool and its features that will help you to monitor network activities. [12 marks] Your report should not exceed 5 pages limit and screenshots should not be collected from internet. HS1011 Data Communication and Networks Trimester 2 2015 2 Part II: • Prepare a report that will state all the require hardware and software to implement this network. [5 marks] • Design the prototype of the network using packet tracer and describe it in the report. [10 marks] Mark sure your report and prototype is aligned with your part I report. Your report should not exceed 7 pages in total. You also need to submit the .pkt file of your prototype. Scenario 2: [30 marks] You are hired as a consultant to place a WiFi network (for 50-60 customers) for which you need to carry out wifi scanning, to notify you of all the nearest and closest Access points AP’Ss, as well as identify if the networks are 802.11/a, 802.11/b, 802.11/g. Also, its main features should include AP information (SSID, MAC Address) and signal quality chart. your wireless network should be supported by 2 servers (Web and email servers) that are connected to LAB of 20 users. You need to report the following to your supervising boss before you are assigned with the project. Part I: • Identify a freeware tool for wifi scanning that can report all the required activities mentioned in the case details of scenario 2. [3 marks] • You need to prepare a report which will have screenshot of this tool and its features that will help you to monitor network activities. [12 marks] Your report should not exceed 5 pages limit and screenshots should not be collected from internet. Part II: • Prepare a report that will state all the require hardware and software to implement this network. [5 marks] • Design the prototype of the network using packet tracer and describe it in the report. [10 marks] Mark sure your report and prototype is aligned with your part I report. Your report should not exceed 7 pages in total. You also need to submit the .pkt file of your prototype. HS1011 Data Communication and Networks Trimester 2 2015 3 Scenario 3: [30 marks] You have been called in to consult on a new network design for CNT Books. The requirements of this design are summarized as follows: • The building has three floors. • There are 300 user workstations and 10 servers. • Users must be grouped according to the projects they’re working on, but the users for each project are located on all three floors. • There must be fault tolerance for communicating between the floors. • Performance analyzing tool to evaluate performance and QoS of the network. Part I: • Identify a freeware tool for performance and QoS evaluation tool and prepare a report which will have screenshot of this tool and its features that will help you to monitor network activities. [3+12= 15 marks] Your report should not exceed 5 pages limit and screenshots should not be collected from internet. Part II: • Prepare a report that will state all the require hardware and software to implement this network. [5 marks] • Design the prototype of the network using packet tracer and describe it in the report. [10 marks] Mark sure your report and prototype is aligned with your part I report. Your report should not exceed 7 pages in total. You also need to submit the .pkt file of your prototype. Assignment Submission: Assignment Date Due: PART I (Friday Week 10, 2015 by 5:00 PM) and PART II (Friday Week 12, 2015 by 5:00 PM) Assignment Submission Guideline: Please submit your softcopy online using the respective BlackBoard assignment submission link. ( In special circumstances, you can submit hard copy of your assignment in the class to your lecturer or submit your hard copy of your assignment at Holmes Institute reception ground level, 185 Spring Street. ) 

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