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Internet Protocol is a set of procedures in a telecommunications network that terminals or nodes in that network use to send signals back and forth and that track the address of nodes, route outgoing messages, and recognize incoming messages.
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'''Internet Protocol''' is a set of procedures in a telecommunications network that terminals or nodes in that network use to send signals back and forth and that track the address of nodes, route outgoing messages, and recognize incoming messages.
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The existing Internet Protocol ([[Internet Protocol Version 4]] ([[IPv4]])) — supports a maximum of 4.3 billion [[IP address]]es, limiting the number of devices that can be given a unique [[IP address]] to connect to the [[Internet]].
   
 
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Revision as of 16:44, 7 September 2008


Internet Protocol is a set of procedures in a telecommunications network that terminals or nodes in that network use to send signals back and forth and that track the address of nodes, route outgoing messages, and recognize incoming messages.

The existing Internet Protocol (Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4)) — supports a maximum of 4.3 billion IP addresses, limiting the number of devices that can be given a unique IP address to connect to the Internet.

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