Table of Contents APIs
by Operating System
The following chart shows the layered model of the TCP/IP protocol suite and
also indicates the application programming interfaces (API) available to the
Figure: TCP/IP Layered Model
Remote Procedure Call uses both TCP and UDP. It has been placed upon UDP here since NFS only uses RPC over UDP.
ARP and RARP are only used on local area networks.
The IP/TCP/UDP socket API has been mentioned in Ports and Sockets. The other APIs were explained earlier in this chapter:
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