Chapter 5. Peeking Under the Covers

What You Will Learn

After reading this chapter, you should be able to answer the following questions:

Image What is a header and why is it significant to TCP/IP?

Image What function does a port address serve?

Image What’s the difference between a source port address and a destination port address?

Image What’s the difference between a ...

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