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connectionless mode transmission
In a packet-switched network, transmission in which each packet is encoded with a header containing a destination address sufficient to permit the independent delivery of the packet without the aid of additional instructions. Note 1: A packet transmitted in a connectionless mode is frequently called a datagram. Note 2: In connectionless mode transmission of a packet, the service provider usually cannot guarantee there will be no loss, error insertion, misdelivery, duplication, or out-of-sequence delivery of the packet. However, the risk of these hazards' occurring may be reduced by providing a reliable transmission service at a higher protocol layer, such as the Transport Layer of the Open Systems Interconnection--Reference Model. 2. The transmission of a unit of data in a single self-contained operation without establishing, maintaining, and releasing a connection. [After T1.204-1992]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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