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Prior to completing this assignment, be sure that you have reviewed the following hands-on activities found in your text: 4A, 5A, 5B, 5D and 5E (from Chapters 4 and 5). These activities will assist you with your Data Transmission assignment this week.
Review the TCP/IP example (Figure 5-20) at the end of Chapter 5. Assume Bob is using client computer 18.104.22.168 in Building B, as shown in the figure. Bob requests a web site, www.anyaddress.com, that is rather large from a server situated in Building A. Assume that the client computer has just been powered on and, therefore, is unaware of any addresses (beside the ones in its own configuration table) and that the gateways and all web servers know the addresses to all of the network layers and data link layers.
For your paper,
Explain the types of messages that will be sent.
Evaluate the various models of data communication and describe how the messages will be transmitted through the network.
Describe how the messages will be transmitted through the network when the web server sends the requested page to the client.
Describe any changes in the transmission if the web page contains pictures and images, such as .gif or .jpg files.
The Data Transmission paper
Must be a minimum of two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed, credible source, in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.