What is MSS (Maximum Segment Size)?
MSS (maximum segment size) limits the size of packets, or small chunks of data, that travel across a network, such as the Internet. All data that travels over a network is broken up into packets. Packets have several headers attached to them that contain information about their contents and destination. MSS measures the non-header portion…Advertisements
What is MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit)?
In networking, maximum transmission unit (MTU) is a measurement representing the largest data packet that a network-connected device will accept. MTU is measured in bytes — a “byte” is equal to 8 bits of information, meaning 8 ones and zeroes. 1,500 bytes is the maximum MTU size. What is Jumbo Frame? A jumbo frame is…Advertisements