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Network Plus 2005

Network Plus 2005

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der contains information such as an alert
signal to announce that a packet is being transmitted, the source and destination
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that is to be transmitted. Depending upon
the network, packets can be various sizes, usually from 512 bytes to 4Kilobytes. Most
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depending upon the communication method or
protocol used in a network. Usually, the trailer contains the error checking information.

CRC (Cyclic Redundancy Check) is a mathematical calculation that is calculated at the
source com

e packet. When the packets are reassembled at the

desa

calculation is run again. If the results are the same, the

Headers

Headers are attached to each packet. The hea

reses, and clocking informatio

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s prt of the packet contains the actual data

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ation in the trailer can vary

puter and attached to th
tintion computer, the
computer assumes that the packets all arrived intact. If there is a discrepancy, the CRC
asks the source computer to retransmit.

A Packet

Chapter 5 – Network Protocols & Standards

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Network + Training & Test Preparation Guide

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