IP,Mac,Packets and Protocols
What Are these Thing?
network packets are broken up into small data packets which are sent to the receiving computer, this is a very reliable way of sending data because if one gets lost the receiving computer will ask the sending computer to resend it
A communications protocol is a system of digital message formats and rules for exchanging those messages in or between computing systems and in telecommunications. A protocol may have a formal description. Protocols may include signaling,authentication and error detection and correction capabilities