a) Below is a partial packet dump, detailing UDP header in hexadecimal format.


06 32 00 A1 00 1C E2 17

Using this information, answer the following questions.

i) What is the source port number?

ii) What is the destination port number?

iii) What is the length of user datagram?

iv) What is the length of the data?

v) Is the packet directed from a client to server or vice versa? Justify your answer.

vi) What is the client process? Detail how this application is used in TCP/IP based networks with regards to the UDP payload?

b) Explain and justify whether TCP or UDP should be used as the transport layer of choice for real time communication applications?

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