1. Demonstrate deep and systematic understanding of system and networking concepts, including principles, technologies, and emerging trends.
2. Scientifically and critically analyse, implement and evaluate networking techniques, technologies, strategies and methodologies used in industry. Apply analytical and problem-solving skills in order to select and implement networking solutions appropriate to multiple organisational and environmental contexts.
Task 1 Weight Completion and Demonstration week Implement the topology shown in Figure 1 with fully functional routers (i.e. a network connecting the two VyOS routers).
The network should be configured, tested, demonstrated, and clearly documented (part of task 3) showing its full operation. Routing between the two routers must be configured using any form of routing. Details of your routing implementation must be clearly stated/shown.
30% End of week 4
Configure, test, and demonstrate the VPN operation.
Captured traffic must be shown to demonstrate the operation of the VPN and when the VPN is not active.
30% End of week 5
Task 3 Technical report documenting all the work done in the previous tasks. See the points below under Documentation Requirements. 40%
End of Week 6
Optional Task (Extra Credit) 30% End of Week 6
Implement the topology shown in Figure 2 using the same network in Task 1 extended with 2 Windows XP VMs to demonstrate transport mode operation. The network should be configured, tested, demonstrated, and clearly documented as in Task 3 requirements showing its full operation. Wireshark captured traffic must be shown to demonstrate the operation of the VPN and when the VPN is not active.
This task must only be done once tasks 1 to 3 are complete.
Documentation Requirements • Details of installation, configuration, and testing must be included in the report. • All commands used must be fully explained and referenced accordingly. • No definitions or any textbook materials should be included in this technical report. • All screenshots should be your own captured ones and no copies used from the Internet or other students. • All screenshots must be original and not modified. • Any screenshot identified to have been manipulated to change some of its contents may result in an Academic Concern being raised. • All screenshots must have a summary caption to explain them. • All screenshots must be correctly cropped to only show the important content. • Failure to follow the screenshots points above will result in up to 10 marks being deducted.