January 14, 2008

To be able to send information between two devices, both must speak the same language. This language is called the protocol.

The protocols that appear in the application layer of the TCP/IP model are:

  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
  • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
  • Domain Name Service (DNS)
  • Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

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