Opnet Network

OPNET  Network:

  • Network means collection of many devices such computers, switches, Routers etc
  • Network does the work of transferring data to or from above components
  • Each of the devices on the network can be thought of as a node; each node has a unique address.

 

Types of network messaging:

  • Unicast
  • Broadcast
  • Multicast
  • Anycast

 

Addressing in Opnet network:

  • Each node has a unique address for successful message delivery over the broadcast domain
  • Since there are multiple nodes are connected to each other through an internetwork, each of which must have a unique address for successful message delivery over the internetwork
  • Mac address are:
  • Device address
  • Layer 2 address
  • NIC address
  • Data link layer address
  • Hardware address
  • IP address:
  • Subnet address
  • Internet address
  • Routing address
  • Layer 3 address
  • Network layer address
  • Internetwork address

 

Routing  protocol in Opnet Network:

  • Proactive routing
  • Reactive routing
  • Hybrid routing protocols