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Apple Open Transport Protocol

Best-Effort Delivery

Congestion Control Mechanisms

Connection Establishment

Connection-Oriented and Connectionless Services

DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)

Data Communication Concepts

Datagram and Datagram Services

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)

DNS (Domain Name Service) and Internet Domains


End Systems and End-to-End Connectivity

Error Detection and Correction


Flow-Control Mechanisms

Fragmentation and Reassembly

Framing in Data Transmissions

FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)

IEEE 802 Standards

Internet Architecture and Backbone

Internet Connections

Internet Entertainment

Internet Organizations and Committees

Internet Standards



Intranets and Extranets

IP (Internet Protocol)

IPP (Internet Printing Protocol)

ISO (International Organization for Standardization)

ISPs (Internet Service Providers)

ITU (International Telecommunications Union)

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)



Network Architecture

Network Concepts

Network Layer Protocols

NTP (Network Time Protocol)

OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Model

Packets and Packet-Switching Networks

Ping (Packet Internet Groper)

Point-to-Point Communications


QoS (Quality of Service)


Reliable Data Delivery Services


Routing on the Internet



Standards Groups, Associations, and Organizations

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)


Transport Protocols and Services

UDP (User Datagram Protocol)

Web Technologies and Concepts

Web Links
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IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) home page (Internet Working Groups, RFCs, Drafts)

Google Web Directory Internet page

Uri Raz's "TCP/IP Resources List"

Daryl's TCP/IP Primer

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