ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)

ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is a message control and error-reporting protocol between a host server and a gateway to the Internet.

 ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is a message control and error-reporting protocol between a host server and a gateway to the Internet. ICMP uses Internet Protocol (IP) datagrams, but the messages are processed by the IP software and are not directly apparent to the application user. 

This was first published in April 2007

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