Basic Communication Protocols Of The Protocol Architecture

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Assignment 1
2.3 Protocol:

A protocol is predefined set of rules or conventions which governs the way in which two entities co-ordinately cooperate to exchange data, in any network.

2.4 Protocol Data Unit (PDU):

A PDU is the used to refer collection of data moving from one layer to another, higher communications layer, with the control information for layers.

2.5 Protocol Architecture:

It is the software structure, which implements the communication function. The protocol architecture consists of a layered set of protocols, with one or more protocols at each layer.

2.6 TCP/IP:

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) are the basic communication protocols, which were designed to provide low level support for internetworking. This term is generally also used to refer to a more generalised collection of protocols developed by the internet community and U.S. Department of Defence.

2.7 Advantages of Layering in TCP/IP architecture:

Layering is the process which is used and helped to reduce the overall problem, which is huge in size, to number of sub problems, which are manageable is size.

2.8 Router:

A router is a device that is used to connect dissimilar device. It is present and operates at the Network layer of the OSI model.

2.9 Version of IP, that is prevalent today:

IPv4, is the version of IP that is prevalent today. It may also be expected that IPv6 may be prevalent in the future.

2.10 Does all Traffic on internet use TCP ?

No, we cannot say…
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