network-basics-tcp-handshake

Network Basics: TCP Handshake

Network Basics: TCP Handshake

A three-way handshake is a method used in a TCP/IP network to create a connection between a local host/client and server. It is a three-step method that requires both the client and server to exchange SYN and ACK (acknowledgement) packets before actual data communication begins.

TCP Handshake Diagram

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