Internet Control Message Protocol


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Internet Control Message Protocol

(protocol)
(ICMP) An extension to the Internet Protocol (IP) that allows for the generation of error messages, test packets, and informational messages related to IP. It is defined in STD 5, RFC 792.
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The Internet Protocol (IP) and Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) -- The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) -- The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) -- The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) -- The Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP)
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) -- The Internet Protocol (IP) and Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) -- The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) -- The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and Post Office Protocol (POP3)
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