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Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide by Wendell Odom

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Chapter 5. Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport and Applications

The CCENT and CCNA exams focus mostly on functions at the lower layers of TCP/IP, which define how IP networks can send IP packets from host to host using LANs and WANs. This chapter explains the basics of a few topics that receive less attention on the exams: the TCP/IP transport layer and the TCP/IP application layer. The functions of these higher layers play a big role in real TCP/IP networks, so it helps to have some basic understanding before moving into the rest of the book, where you go deeper into LANs and IP routing.

This chapter begins by examining the functions of two transport layer protocols: Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP). The second ...

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