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control data

According to DIN, control data is data that identifies a data transmission block or a data packet in such a way that it influences the forwarding of user data in a transmission section or transmission path. They are used for route selection through a network and are located in the header of the data packet in packet-switched transmission procedures.

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Englisch: control data
Updated at: 23.10.2011
#Words: 58
Links: data, data transmission, block, data packet, user
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