Chapter 40. DECnet
Describe the development history of the DECnet protocol, used primarily in Digital Equipment Corporation minicomputers.
Describe the architecture of DECnet networks.
Discuss the addressing methods of DECnet.
Describe implementation and access methods of DECnet.
Describe additional protocols implemented in DECnet networks, including protocols used in the upper layers of the OSI reference model.
DECnet is a group of data communications products, including a protocol suite, developed and supported by Digital Equipment Corporation (Digital). The first version of DECnet, released in 1975, allowed two directly attached PDP-11 minicomputers to communicate. In recent years, Digital has included support for nonproprietary ...