Discussion RoomCategory: General QuestionWhat is a Network Protocol? What are most common network protocols?
Ashly asked 5 years ago

A network protocol defines rules and conventions for communication between network devices. Rules of Network Protocol include guidelines that regulate the following characteristics of a network: access method, allowed physical topologies, types of cabling, and speed of data transfer.
The most common network protocols are:

  • Ethernet
  • Local Talk
  • Token Ring
  • FDDI
  • ATM
  • Fiber optic protocol
  • Mime protocol
  • Bluetooth protocol
  • Network time protocol
  • PPP Point to Point Protocol