Data Link Connection Identifier


(DLCI) A channel number which is attached to data frames to tell a Frame Relay network how to route the data. In Frame Relay, multiple logical channels are multiplexed over a single physical channel. The DLCI says which of these logical channels a particular data frame belongs to.

Last updated: 2000-02-13

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dataless management utilityData Link Connection Identifierdata link layer

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