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IP packets and addresses

IP packets and addresses

There are no skills in this presentation, but we'll see how objects are sent across the Internet. The bits in the object file are broken up into packets, sent across, and the packets are reassembled to recreate the original file. The packets have two parts, a header and a body, and the sending and receiving computers must have unique IP addresses. We also introduce the term domain name – a computer name that is easy for people to remember.

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