What is IP Packet?

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ip packet is the name of a data unit for the network layer (level 3 of the OSI model) (ie IP).

packet is a general term that depends on the context (ie the OSI layer). See the packet page: What is a Network Packet?

Example

TCP/IP sends a TCP packet known as segment:

Forge

Packets can be forged / dynamically created (including source IP addresses).

Example

Example of a DNS query packet 1)

Packet Structure Dns Query

where you can see:

Path

Flow of network packets in an operating system. There are two distinct layers in the packet path:

Type

Management

nping

Network - nping (benchmark)

capture

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