Stevens Institute of Technology - Department of Computer Science

CS615 Pre-Lecture Questionnaire - 05

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What is the difference between an IPv4 and an IPv6 address?

What is the difference between UDP and TCP?

What is ICMP used for?

What does a 'netmask' do?

What is the difference between a 'switch' and a 'router'?

A user enters 'http://www.yahoo.com' in a browser. How does the browser connect to the site? How does it know which IP address to use?

Run the ifconfig(8) command. What does the output mean?