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CHAPTER 6 TCP/IP and Routing

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) is a suite of protocols; two of the components in the suite form the protocol’s name: TCP and IP.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

IP was developed as part of the TCP effort to provide logically addressed and structured networking. The primary role of IP is to provide logical addresses and support the routing of traffic to its destination.

Fast Facts

  • The most fundamental aspect of IP is its addresses.
  • Public IPv4 addresses are nearly exhausted.
  • Efforts to expand the capacity of IP addresses have resulted in the next generation of the protocol, IP version 6 (IPv6).
  • IP supports the ability to send to a group through multicasting.
  • IP provides ...

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