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protocols - UDP- User datagram protocol- Programs can send...

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UDP- User datagram protocol- Programs can send short messages using UDP known as datagrams. Datagram can arrive out of order Transmission Control Protocol ( TCP ) is one of the core protocols of the Internet protocol suite. TCP provides reliable, in-order delivery of a stream of bytes, making it suitable for applications like file transfer and e-mail. It is so important in the Internet protocol suite that sometimes the entire suite is referred to as "the TCP/IP protocol suite." Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is a communications protocol used to manage the membership of Internet Protocol multicast groups. IGMP is used by IP hosts and adjacent multicast routers to establish multicast group memberships. It is an integral part of the IP multicast specification, like ICMP for unicast connections. IGMP can be used for online video and gaming, and allows more efficient use of resources when supporting these uses. IGMP does allow some attacks and firewalls commonly allow the user to disable it if it will not be needed
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