This is a preview of what might happen at Chris’s bachelor party (if we get crazy enough). Add your questions here to skew the results! If you’re lucky there may even be a Linux drinking game.
Some of these are stolen from online. Some of them may not seem very hard, but I’m sure they’ll get more and more difficult as we consume more and more alcohol. Also, it’ll be fun to see all the obscure crap I’m sure some of you know just on the top of your head (freakin weirdos).
-What is the minimum length of a tcp packet and why is there a min length?
64 bitsb and so a collision can be detected
-Name at least three official DNS resource record types.
Any three of A, CNAME, HINFO, MX, NS, PTR, SOA, TXT, WKS, RT, NULL,
AXFR, MAILB, MAILA, KX, KEY, SIG, NXT, PX, NSAP, NSAP-PTR, RP, AFSDB,
RT, GPOS, DNAME, AAAA, SRV, LOC, EID, NIMLOC, ATMA, NAPTR, CERT, SINK,
OPT, APL, TKEY, TSIG, IXFR, Deprecated: MB, MD, MF, Experimental:
MINFO, MR, MG, X25
-What is the maximum amount of data in a UDP packet over IPv6?
65487 bytes (65535 – 40 IPv6 header – 8 UDP header).
-What application uses TCP port 666?
-What does crc stand for?
Cyclic Redundanct check
-What are class D networks used for?
-What is a runt packet?
A packet that is shorter than the minimum packet length as defined
by the protocol it is using.
-As of RFC 1394, how many values can the TOS field in an IPv4 header have?
5 (4 bit wide field, only one may be set at a time, 0 is valid).
-What OSI model layer does IP most closely resemble?
The network layer, layer 3.
-What was the first remotely operated non-computer appliance to be connected to the Internet?
A toaster (controlled using SNMP).
-What is the only field that is different between a regular ARP packet and a gratuitous ARP packet?
The target IP.
-What error is returned if a UDP datagram is received and has a checksum error?
None. It is silently discarded.
-Which parts of the packet does the UDP checksum cover?
UDP pseudoheader, UDP header, UDP data.
-Which parts of the packet does the IP checksum cover?
The IP header.
-How many identical acks need to be received for fast retransmit to occur?
4 (3 duplicate + original).
-How many bytes total are in a standard sized ICMP echo request packet?
84 bytes (56 data, 8 ICMP header, 20 IP header).
-How many bits are in an “A” type DNS resource record?
112, plus the owner name.
-What is the range of class B IP addresses?
188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206.
-How many hosts should be on a network with a 255.255.255.192 subnet mask?
62 (64 – (broadcast address and network address))
-Name all 7 layers of the OSI network model.
Physical, Data Link, Network, Transport, Session, Presentation,
-In a Christmas tree packet, which TCP flag bits are turned on?
SYN, URG, PSH, and FIN (all of them).
– What service runs on port 6667?
Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
-Name 7 of the 11 states of a socket (one at a time, person who can’t name one has to drink!)
-What flags are set with a FIN scan?
The FIN flag
-What is the first program able to scan networks using xmas packets?
-Who wrote nmap?
-Who invented the Internet?
Al Gore. Also acceptable are Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf who invented TCP, or maybe Larry Roberts who started ARPANET. Anyway, Al Gore actually never even said he invented the Internet, but his political contributions actually did probably help.
-What is a Chernobyl Packet?
A Chernobyl packet is a network packet that induces a broadcast storm and/or network meltdown. The term was named after the April 1986 nuclear accident at Chernobyl. Also acceptable is a Chernevog’s mating call.
-What is more common with DNS talk, TCP or UDP?
UDP I think. Although DNS occasionally does use TCP for big things.
-TCP or UDP – IRC?
-TCP or UDP -SMTP?
-What does RTT stand for?
Round Trip Time