Category Protocols

DHCP

DHCP is an acronym for dynamic host configuration protocol, a mechanism which gives network devices an IP address. When a new device joins a network DHCP recognises the devices and gives it an IP address automatically, according to DHCP rules…

FTP

FTP ( File Transfer Protocol ) is the oldest one around. Its original specification was put together by Abhay Bhushan and released on April 16th, 1971. It’s been updated many times since and the latest version lets it support IPv6.…

HTTP

http://  is what always needs to sit at the front of a web address. If you want to get into a site or insert a link, that’s the way it has to look. Browsers and apps will often make it…

HTTP/2

HTTP/2 ( HTTP ) is the revision of the good old HTTP network protocol. Google’s SPDY experimental protocol was the  base for HTTP Httpbis is the Hypertext Transfer Protocol working group that developed new protocol. HTTP/2 has numerous goals –…

HTTP/3

HTTP/3 ( H3 ) is the 3rd and the latest revision of HTTP ( Hypertext Transfer Protocol ). HTTP/3 is based on Google’s “HTTP-over-QUIC”.  Cloudflare and Chrome already supports HTTP/3, Firefox will follow this trend in late Q3 of 2019.…

IMAP

IMAP is short for Internet Message Access Protocol, and it’s a popular alternative POP3. That’s another message protocol. IMAP differs from POP3 because it keeps all your emails on their server until you decide to delete them. It’s generally considered…

IP

The Internet Protocol ( IP ) is a protocol for addressing and routing the data packets in order let them move across networks and get to proper destinations. IP data is attached in each data packet – so, this sort…

IPv4

IPv4 is absolutely essential to the smooth functioning of the internet, and is currently the most widely used version of the internet protocol (IP). IPv4 is responsible for making sure data packages can be transmitted across the internet, and for…

IPv6

The internet is running out of available IPv4 IP addresses. IPv4 was the original IP address range, and was designed when nobody thought the internet will be as big and as important as it turned out to be. IPv6 was…

iSCSI

iSCSI is short for Internet Small Computer System Interface. It’s an Internet Protocol standard for connecting data storage devices via a network. It permits SCSI commands to be sent over IP networks across great distances to manage storage. iSCSI is…
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