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data source


source is the point of origin where the data was generated. A data source is the part of a data terminal equipment

thatsupplies data to a transmission section

. Thedata source is equipped with a standardized transmission interface and is the part of the transmission system from which the data is delivered to the network and transmitted to the data sink

. In transport protocols, the header has a special data field in which the address of the data source is entered.

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Englisch: data source
Updated at: 10.03.2008
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