The ABCs of TCP/IP

Chapter Description

Learn the very basics of TCP/IP in this sample chapter by Mark Sportack. Find out how TCP/IP interacts with the internet, as well as with other communication protocols.

From the Book

TCP/IP First-Step

TCP/IP First-Step


Chapter Review Questions

The following questions reinforce the key concepts in this chapter.

  1. What is TCP/IP?

  2. How are TCP/IP and the Internet related?

  3. What five critical communications functions can TCP/IP perform?

  4. How do you know when you are using TCP/IP?

  5. What can't TCP/IP do? In other words, what communications functions must it rely on other mechanisms to do?