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List the steps/fields of Internet Protocol (IP)

1. Source IP address
2. Destination IP address
3. Protocol
4. Checksum (verification)
5. Time to live (TTL; number of seconds a datagram is allowed to stay on the network)


What are the advantages of packet transmission vs circuit-based networks?

◦ communication broken into small packets
◦ multiple paths btw network nodes
◦ routers choose best available path
◦ lost or damaged packets can be resent


What are the two parts of an IP address?

1. The network number (network ID)
2. The host number (host ID)