What is a Protocol? o rules of politeness in different types of social situations.w how to act -- when to speak, when to listen, how to dress, etc. h the same. A protocol is a set of rules that tell devices on a network C3PO, a noted expert on etiquette and protocol.
The TCP/IP Suitef protocols that make up the Internet, and is also standard on nearlyprotocol. Rather, it is a “suite” or set of many protocols that all workts two most important protocols: TCP Transmission Control Protocol IP Internet Protocol
Transmission Control Protocolo establish a stable connection and exchange data.smaller chunks suitable for transmission over the network (packets).hat each packet is properly delivered, and places packets in the correressing system – no means of finding another host. This is what IP pr p
Transmission Control Protocolht of as numbered portals on your computer through which a specificypically uses port 80 to exchange information.transport layer.
Internet Protocolem of addressing. (Thats why we call them IP addresses.)osing TCP packets in IP datagrams.n needed to get the packet from its source to its destination. Think of networks is called internetworking. Not coincidentally, this ability is
Internet Protocolwere received. It has no error correction. This is what TCP provides. ere etween devices. This is also provided by TCP.hat address a letter needs to go to and how to get it there. After its de network layer.
An IP Addressdable form of a standard IP address follows the following format: 192.168.1.5 separated by a period. Each number can have up to three digits.mbers can be less than 0. None of the numbers can be greater than 2dress is expressed in binary – it is a string of four 8-bit binary numbeyou do about binary, why cant any number go higher than 255?
IP version 6des for about 4.3 billion addresses. In January of 2011, we officially us es us 128-bits and can provide up to 3.4 x 1038 (or 340,282,366,920,938,over previous versions of IP.000:0004
Terms to Remember protocol TCP/IP internetworkingTransmission Control Protocol (TCP) Internet Protocol (IP) packet port IP address IP datagram IPv4 IPv6