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IP (Internet Protocol)
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6Bone and IPv6

Active Networks

Addresses (Network)

Aggregation in Routing


ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)

Best-Effort Delivery

BGP (Border Gateway Protocol)

Broadcast Address

CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing)

Compression Techniques

Connection-Oriented and Connectionless Services

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Datagram and Datagram Services

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)

Differentiated Services (Diff-Serv)

Distance-Vector Routing

EGPs (Exterior Gateway Protocols)


Exterior Routing


Fragmentation and Reassembly

Framing in Data Transmissions


ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)

IGP (Interior Gateway Protocol)

IGRP (Interior Gateway Routing Protocol)

Internet Connections

Internet Organizations and Committees

Internet Protocol Suite



Intranets and Extranets

IPSec (IP Security)

ISPs (Internet Service Providers)

LAN (Local Area Network)

Link-State Routing

Mobile IP

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)


NAT (Network Address Translation)

Network Architecture

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Network Layer Protocols

OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Model

OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) Routing

Packets and Packet-Switching Networks

Ping (Packet Internet Groper)

Protocols and Protocol Stacks

Proxy Servers

RARP (Reverse Address Resolution Protocol)

Reliable Data Delivery Services

RIP (Routing Information Protocol)

RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens)

Route Aggregation



RSIP (Realm-Specific IP)

SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol)

Stateful and Stateless Connections

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)

TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)

Transport Protocols and Services

UDP (User Datagram Protocol)

VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)

Web Links
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Google Web Directory Internet protocols page (search for "IP")

Network Magazine tutorials

Noritoshi Demizu's Internetworking technical resources page

IBM Redbook: TCP/IP Tutorial and Technical Overview

IBM Redbook: IP Network Design Guide

Information Technology Professional's Resource Center

"Understanding IP Addressing: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know" by Chuck Semeria

Uri Raz's "TCP/IP Resources List"

Daryl's TCP/IP Primer

Web ProForum (see IP-related articles)

"Internet Exterior Routing Protocol Development: Problems, Issues, and Misconceptions," by Tim Bass

Cisco document: Internet Protocols

Cisco document: Subnetting an IP Address Space

Cisco Internetwork Design Guide

Cisco Internetwork Troubleshooting Guide

Cisco's IP and Routing Links

IP Address Subnetting Tutorial by Ralph Becker

Godred Fairhurst's Data Communications Course: The Internet Protocol (IP)

Optimized Engineering Corp. Internet Protocol page

IP Reference Library at Nokia

Links by Vasilios Apostolopoulos (very extensive)

IP/Routing Consortium at UNH InterOperability Lab (IOL)

IP/Routing Tutorial at UNH InterOperability Lab (IOL)

IP 101: All About IP Addresses (Network Computing Magazine)

Albert P. Belle WinSock Tuning FAQ (Information about tuning TCP/IP parameters).

Norm Al Dude and Professor N. Erd on the subject of TCP/IP (a tutorial on the lighter side)

Peter Burden's (University of Wolverhampton) Communication Systems Topics (see TCP section)

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