<protocol> Transmission Control Protocol over Internet Protocol.
The de facto standard Ethernet protocols incorporated into 4.2BSD Unix. TCP/IP was developed by DARPA for internetworking and encompasses both network layer and transport layer protocols. While TCP and IP specify two protocols at specific protocol layers, TCP/IP is often used to refer to the entire DoD protocol suite based upon these, including telnet, FTP, UDP and RDP.
See also ICMP, SMTP, SNMP.
Last updated: 1995-03-17
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