Network Protocols

A network protocol is the set of rules that govern communication between nodes on a network. Standardized protocols, governed by the ISO, allow for LANs to interconnect as larger networks, most notably the Internet. The most common networking protocols are Internet Protocol (IP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), along with POP3 for e-mail transmission and HTTP for transferring data on the Web. Some of the tasks governed by networking protocols include message formatting and node verification, or handshaking.


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