[Haifux] [HAIFUX lecture] How Ethernet works - Nir Abulaffo

Nir Abulaffio anir at research.haifa.ac.il
Sun Mar 23 19:53:52 MSK 2008

Hello to all,
I'll try to make things as interesting as possible. To help me do that
can someone bring a laptop with wireshark installed ?
(I'll bring one. The idea is to use the other as traffic generator, in
order to demonstrate "live" sniffing - as sniffing of cs net is not
Eli, I recall you had wireshark on yours - can you call me tonight
at 052-8699842 ? If it is not possible, its not a terrible loss, as I have
enough to talk and demonstrate.
TIA, Nir Abulaffio.

On Sat, 22 Mar 2008, Orr Dunkelman wrote:

> Next Monday, 24th of March, at 18:30 the Haifa Linux Club, will gather to
> Nir Abulaffo's lecture about
>               How Ethernet works
> Abstract
>   * What is an ip packet ? and what is not (e.g. ARP).
>   * Difference between tcp and udp. What is icmp,igmp.
>   * Terms like MTU,TTL.
>   * Examples of many different problems with actual examples from
>   * a working environment such as a university campus. What happens
> if MTU is wrong.
>   * How does traceroute work.
>   * What is a SYN attack.
>   * What is the difference between a switch and a router.
>   * What is the routing table in a computer, (a host) and what is
> the routing table in a router. and a few words about routing
> protocols.
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> We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:
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> Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
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> Future Lectures:
> Advanced Linux Kernel Networking - third lecture 	Rami Rosen	7/4/2008
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