🔰Network Protocol Terminologies Part 2🔰

🔰Network Protocol Terminologies Part 2🔰

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🌀Router: A router is a network device whose main goal is to transfer data back and forth between different networks. This device allows requests to be made to the internet and for information to be sent back to the devices on a local network.

🌀Switch: The basic function of a switch is to provide access between devices on a local network. An example is an Ethernet switch.

🌀Network Interface: This component allows you to connect to a public or private network. It provides the software required to utilize networking hardware. An example of this is the Network Interface Cards (NICs).

🌀Port: A port is a logically defined connection location. Ports provide a destination endpoint for communication and the transfer of data. The ports range from 0 to 65535.

🌀Packet: A packet is the basic unit of data transferred over a network. A packet has a header that gives information about the packet (source, destination, etc) and a body or payload containing the actual data being sent.

 
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