arp protocol

What is ARP protocol? Resolves an IP address to the MAC address. The full form of ARP is Address Resolution Protocol. From full form says that the protocol is to resolve an address of a network packet.  To understand the purpose of the ARP protocol, we need to understand how a packet routes over the internet or IP network. For …

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protocols in osi model

What are the protocols in the OSI model? The OSI model is the reference model for developing network protocols. In this tutorial, we will discuss the protocols used in each layer of the OSI model.  When a protocol is developed according to the OSI model, the first thing is, which OSI layer will provide the service to the new protocol? The …

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osi model layers explanation

   OSI model layers explanation  and Functions For the explanation of OSI model layers, the first question that comes to mind, what is the OSI and where it came from? The OSI full form is Open Systems Interconnection. An open system means any device can communicate to other devices, using a standard format and procedures. OSI model is a reference …

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what is dns

What is DNS? DNS stands for Domain Name System. It is a basic requirement for the internet. There are servers that convert a URL to the actual IP address of the machine, which hosts the service for a URL.  DNS server maintains the mapping between and URL and IP address. DNS is a database that has a pair of the …

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What is protocol

What is the protocol in networking? In day to day routines, we heard about the term protocol. What protocol means for us?  At a general level, it is a set of rules. If rules are followed globally, then it may be a standard. 3GPP is an organization for developing protocol standards for GSM communication. The English language is a typical …

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