ATIS Telecom Glossary
Friday, August 01, 2014

A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z  
Go
 
Glossary Home
Foreword
Introduction
Normative References
Using the ATIS Telecom Glossary
Annex A: Informative References
 
 
 
<< Back
tunneling
In computer networking, a technique for connecting two networks via a third, while totally isolating the connected traffic from other traffic in the third network. [After 2382-pt.35] 2. Technology enabling one network to send its data via another network's connections. Tunneling works by encapsulating a network protocol within packets carried by the second network. [INFOSEC-99]

tunnel image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
These definitions were prepared by ATIS Committee PRQC
 
For more information on the work related to these definitions,
please visit the ATIS website and the ATIS Document Center