See Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
The Internet standard protocol for remote terminal connection
service. Telnet allows a user to interact with the remote computer
as if the user was on a terminal directly connected to the remote
Time to Live
A standard field in a TCP/IP header that indicates an
age-of-expiration value that is examined by receiving hosts. Data
with active TTL values is maintained and forwarded on the network;
data with expired TTL values is discarded.
Control Protocol (TCP)
The Internet standard transport protocol that provides the
reliable, two-way connected service that allows an application to
send a stream of data end-to-end between two computers across a
network. The Internet protocol suite is often called TCP/IP.
Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
A family of networking protocols that allows computers with
diverse hardware architectures and various operating systems to
communicate across interconnected networks and the Internet. TCP/IP
includes standards for how computers communicate and conventions
for connecting networks and routing traffic. Every computer on the
Internet supports TCP/IP.