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Internet Protocol (IP)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

IP

Definition(s):

  Standard protocol for transmission of data from source to destinations in packet-switched communications networks and interconnected systems of such networks.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under internet protocol (IP)

  The Internet Protocol, as defined in IETF RFC 6864, which is the principal communications protocol in the IETF Internet protocol suite for specifying system address information when relaying datagrams across network boundaries.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16B under Internet Protocol
NIST SP 1800-16C under Internet Protocol

  The IP, as defined in IETF RFC 6864, is the principal communications protocol in the IETF Internet protocol suite for specifying system address information when relaying datagrams across network boundaries
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16D