Issues to be covered

  1. Internet
  2. IP
  3. Domain, Top-level Domains
  4. DNS
  5. ISP
  6. traceroute
  7. Whois

Activities

  1. Introduction to the topic of classes, providing teaching materials.
  2. Internet overview: how is it constructed, what is IP, what role Internet domains play, what role ISP plays
  3. traceroute
  4. Whois
  5. DNS configuration

Materials for classes

Introduction tasks

Task 1 - traceroute

  1. Using the traceroute tool, find the route from your computer to the websites onet.pl and kurnik.pl.

    $ tracert onet.pl
    $ tracert kurnik.pl

    Compare with mtr on Linux.

  2. Use the site http://www.spy-ip.com/ to check where the IP addresses are located, through which the route passes. Try the tracert command also for other websites. Is the route always the way you expect?

Task 2 - Whois

  1. Using the Whois program (called in cmd) find a contact for administrators/domain owners of: amu.edu.pl, google.com, facebook.com.

    $ whois amu.edu.pl

    Is the information always complete? Try the command also for other sites you know.

Task 3 - configuration of the DNS server

  1. Watch a video showing the configuration of the DNS server. What is DNS?

Assessment tasks

Today, there are no homework tasks.