The main objectives of this assignment are:
? To help students gain a good understanding of the IP (Internet Protocol), which is the
major underlying technology of the Internet.
? To help students to understand the importance of subnet and routing of IP address.
? To encourage students to conduct an independent investigation into IP related topics
from books, the Internet and through practical investigation.
Engagement with this assignment should help students to understand the major
underlying concepts of the Internet world.
You have been appointed as a Network System Administrator by the Australian government to
allocate public IP Version 4 (IPv4) addresses and build a routing table for edge routers to connect
the Australian states as shown in Figure 1.
The IPv4 is an exhaustive list of IPv4 addresses for current Internet users in the world. However,
in this scenario you have the liberty to use the entire available unreserved public IPv4 addresses
for the Internet users in Australia.