Hands-on 5: Internet Routes and Measuring Round Trip Times
In this assignment you will get a chance to experiment with two very
useful and widely-used network diagnostic tools,
We recommend, but do not require, that you perform this assignment on Athena. Please note that the TAs cannot guarantee tech support if you do not use an Athena workstation. In either case, make sure you use a workstation on the MIT network. Some results may be quite different if you use an off-campus network.
Measuring Round Trip Times With Ping
In the first two exercises, you will use the
In many of the exercises, you will be referring to hosts via their DNS names rather than their IP addresses. (For more information about Internet hostnames and DNS, and how these relate to IP addresses, please see Section 4.4 of the course notes.)
For more information about
To use the
Now you're ready for this week's questions.
Like before, the questions are in a read-only google doc. Make sure to enter quesitons in the page indicated (please do not erase the question text) and upload them as a PDF to Gradescope. See more detailed instructions at the end of the first week's hands-on. If you are having Gradescope problems, please post a question on Piazza!