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decode

[dē′kōd]
(communications)
To translate coded characters into a more understandable form.

decode

(cryptography)
To apply decryption.

decode

(1) To convert coded data back into its original form. Contrast with encode.

(2) See decrypt.
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innovators in advanced network services fault analysis, today announced a new Ethereal(R) Decode Enabler.
The Network General multicast protocol decode supports PIM V2 (SM, DM, Bi-Dir), IGMP V2 & V3.
3 protocol decode is available within Sniffer(R) Decode and Expert Pack 2 which is supported via an inclusion or installation on InfiniStream(TM) 2.
DSL equipment developers can use DSLscope to record data traffic and decode, evaluate, and analyze data protocols on the DSL wire.
However, the product's truly differentiating attribute is its ability to fully decode data frames on the link between a central system and one or more field devices--at the bit level.
Additional protocol decodes provided include ARP, BOOTP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP, ICMP, IP, RARP, TCP, Telnet, and UDP.
Its modular design allows the same graphical user interface (GUI), protocol decodes, and data processing engine to be used across all FTS products.
Simultaneous encode and decode is required in DVR devices to give consumers the ability to fast forward, rewind, pause, slow motion and instant replay live television broadcasts.
The dual, simultaneous ATM analysis plus AAL-2 and B-ISUP decodes are included in the standard system software shipped with all Agilent Internet Advisors (release 11.
In addition to the rich set of protocol decodes already in Surveyor, many new decodes including full 802.