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Napier students:

NOS (CO32010). Monday, 27 May 2002, 9:30-11:30, Merchiston.

[Timetable]

 


In the current session the exam paper has six questions. You should complete any three from six questions. The main areas are:

1.Routing Protocols [W.Buchanan]

This involves understanding the different types of routing protocols, and their weaknesses. You should also understand the methods used in determining the best route, and to be able to calculate the best one.

Study aid: Unit 5

2. Router Programming/ACLs [W.Buchanan]

General route programming, applying ACLs, subnetting.

Study aid: Unit 6

3. NFS/RPC [J.Jackson]

 

Study aid:
Notes
Notes

4. Encryption - General [J.Jackson]

 

Study aid: J.Jackson's Notes.
Notes
Notes

 

5. Encryption - Public/private key[J.Jackson]

Deadlock conditions, and avoidance. General understanding of NFS, and file systems.

Study aid:
Notes
Notes

 

6. NetWare/ PPP/CHAP/PAP/SLIP[W.Buchanan]

 

Study aid: Unit 7

 

 

 

Marking schedule


The paper has six questions, of which any three questions can be selected.

 

 

Exam coverage


The following gives the main areas to study.

1. Introduction

1

Not examined

2. Op. Systems and Processes

2

Not examined

3. Dist. Processing

3.x

Deadlock

3.x

Banker's Algorithm

- Questions set by J.Jackson [RPC]

4. Distributed File Systems

4.1

NFS

- Questions set by J.Jackson [NFS]

5. Routing Protocols

5.1

Introduction
Challenge 1
Challenge 2
Challenge 3
Challenge 4

5.2

Routing fundamental

5.4

Routing protocol technique

5.5

RIP

5.6

OSPF

5.7

IGRP

5.8

EGP

5.8

BGP

6. Routers

6.1

Introduction

6.2

Router Configuration

6.3

Router Commands

6.4

Router Programming

6.5

ACLs
Challenge 5
Challenge 6

7. NOS's

7.4

Novell NetWare

7.5

NDS

7.6

PPP, SLIP and VPN

8. Encryption

8

General encryption
Presentation

Private-key encryption
RSA resource
Presentation

- Questions set by J.Jackson [Encryption]

 

Coursework submission

Wed 22 May 2002, 5pm
Submit a printed copy to the Programmes Office, School of Computing, Craiglockhart. If possible, please also submit a ZIP'ed copy of the file by disk.

 

Past Papers

2001/2002 Exam paper (Semester 2)
2001/2002 Exam paper (Semester 1)
2000/2001 Exam paper
2000/2001 Exam answers

 

FAQs

Exam FAQs

If you have any questions that you would like answered, please use the following form, and I'll add it to the FAQs page.

 

Revision sessions

Revision Presentation

The main revision session is:

Wednesday, 22 May 2002, 9-11pm, Merchiston.

 

 
 

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