Zmodem protocol

Zmodem is an error-correcting protocol for modems.

Zmodem is an error-correcting protocol for modems. Modems that agree on using the Zmodem protocol send data in 512-byte blocks. If a block arrives and an error is detected, a "NAK" (negative acknowledgement) is returned and the block is resent.

See modem error-correcting protocols for a comparison with other error-correcting protocols.

This was first published in April 2007

Glossary

'Zmodem protocol' is part of the:

View All Definitions

Dig deeper on LANs (Local Area Networks)

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

File Extensions and File Formats

Powered by:

SearchSDN

SearchEnterpriseWAN

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchMobileComputing

SearchDataCenter

SearchITChannel

Close