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 TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)?
TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) is a standard that defines how to establish and maintain a network conversation through which application programs can exchange data. TCP is a connection-oriented protocol, TCP requires that connection between two remote points be established before sending actual data. TCP ensures that the data reaches intended destination in the same order…Advertisements
TCP 3 WAY HANDSHAKE
TCP 3 Way Handshake TCP uses a three-way handshake to establish a reliable connection. The connection is full duplex, and both sides synchronize. TCP Three-Way Handshake Process to establish the connection TCP Three-Way Handshake Process to terminate the connection once client complete the data transfer it will gracefully terminate the connection using 3-way handshake method. 3-way Handshake in real world Client…Advertisements