Cisco Networking questions

By Snowy Commando
Apr 15, 2002
  1. Anybody with Networking Knowledge - I need some help...

    I'm currently studying for a Cisco Networking Course and for my coursework I have mostly completed apart from some odd questions that I could not find the answers.

    Any help appreciated for the following related questions:

    1a. What kind of primitives does Internet Protocol Version 4 (Ipv4) have and Why?

    1b. Suppose a network layer can directlyl contact with other network layer. What kind of primitives can appear?

    1c. Why does Ipv6 not contain a protocol field?

    I have already tried researching the answers :confused: but i would like to know if anybody with the appropriate knowledge can help. :(
  2. Cucumber

    Cucumber TS Rookie Posts: 154


    Sorry mate have no idea what your talking about! I dont know why i posted to tell you i dont know???:confused:

    But im sure someone will know

    +couldnt you just look it up on the internet, im sure there is plenty of pages with the info your looking for:grinthumb
  3. Snowy Commando

    Snowy Commando TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 148

    Correct me if i'm wrong, but is the above reply completely useless to this topic and stating what i've already mentioned. :confused:
  4. Supra

    Supra TS Enthusiast Posts: 190

    What semester of cisco are you on? Im on semester 2 chapter 11. You must be on semester 3 or 4 because I cant remember covering any of that.
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    From Internet Protocol Specification, we can see that
    A summary of the contents of the internet header follows: 
       |Version|  IHL  |Type of Service|          Total Length         | 
       |         Identification        |Flags|      Fragment Offset    | 
       |  Time to Live |    Protocol   |         Header Checksum       | 
       |                       Source Address                          | 
       |                    Destination Address                        | 
       |                    Options                    |    Padding    | 
    note: IHL = Internet Header Length

    What does Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification say, then?

  6. Mac_Bug

    Mac_Bug TS Rookie Posts: 57

    Supra: I don't think he's doing CCNA at all. Although the earlier CCNA chapters introduces certain protocols and their frame headers etc, Cisco has never stressed their importance. The term 'primitives' was NEVER used during the CCNA course (I can say that with 90% confidence....), and I have no clue what the hell a primitive is supposed to be.
  7. Honourableprawn

    Honourableprawn TS Rookie Posts: 45


    Sorry Snowy, no idea wot ur on about. I'm Cisco certified and I've never heard of anything called primitives.:confused:

    The Prawn:grinthumb
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