Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)

Begin Learning Cyber Security for FREE Now!

FREE REGISTRATION
Already a Member Login Here

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP):


Point-to-Point protocol (PPP) is used to implement TCP/IP over point-to-point connections. It has the basic function of encapsulating Network Layer (Layer 3) protocol information over point-to-point links. PPP uses its own framing method which allows encapsulation of any Layer 3 protocol. Because PPP uses a point-to-point structure, no mapping of protocol addresses is required. PPP utilizes the Link Control Protocol (LCP) to communicate between a PPP client and host. LCP tests the link between client and PPP host and specifies PPP client configuration.

PPP has several capabilities that makes it adaptable to various set-ups:

View Topics

Our Revolution

We believe Cyber Security training should be free, for everyone, FOREVER. Everyone, everywhere, deserves the OPPORTUNITY to learn, begin and grow a career in this fascinating field. Therefore, Cybrary is a free community where people, companies and training come together to give everyone the ability to collaborate in an open source way that is revolutionizing the cyber security educational experience.

Support Cybrary

Donate Here to Get This Month's Donor Badge

 

We recommend always using caution when following any link

Are you sure you want to continue?

Continue
Cancel