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IP stands for. 

1. Information Protocol
2. Internet Protocol
3. inet Protocol
4. Insert Protocol

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Internet Protocol

The correct answer is Internet Protocol.

  • The Internet Protocol (IP) is the principal communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying datagrams across network boundaries.
  • Its routing function enables internetworking and essentially establishes the Internet.
  • IP has the task of delivering packets from the source host to the destination host solely based on the IP addresses in the packet headers.

  • Common Internet protocols include:-
    • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    • UDP/IP (User Datagram Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    • HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol)
    • FTP (File Transfer Protocol). TCP/IP is a stream protocol.

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