The following are the some basic protocol testing interview questions with answers.
Interview question 1
Name one free tool which you would use to craft a packet ?
Interview questions 2
How would you design a test plan for testing a feature on a router.
The design document of the feature has to understood , based on which the test plan would be created.
Interview question 3
How two tools which you use to automate the process of remote test execution
A combination of TCL and Expect or Python and Pexpect can be used for the purpose.
Interview question 4
Name the typical fields which would be available in a test case document used for protocol testing
Test ID, Test description, steps to execute, expected result, actual result, status , remarks
Interview question 5
What is the difference between functionality and conformance testing.
Functionality testing refers to the verification and working of the feature on a product. For ex, the working of VLAN on a switch. This is dependent on the design of the specific feature. Conformance testing refers to the procedure of testing the protocol for adherence to standards like RFC, IEEE etc.
Interview question 7
Name two commercial tools which can be used for performance testing
Interview question 8
Name two applications which can be used for test case and defect management.
HP Quality center and Bugzilla.
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