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destination service access point (DSAP)

A Destination Service Access Point (DSAP) is an individual address of the addressed service access point or an aggregated group address of a MAC address in the upper protocol layers of the network protocols

. The Destination Service Access Point is an 8-bitdata field

thatLogical Link Control

(LLC) can use to trace multiple connections across 802. The DSAP frame consists of a total of 8 bits. The first six bits are address bits, followed by a bit that indicates that the address bits are user-defined. These 7 bits form the address of the Destination Service Access Point (DSAP). The eighth bit is identified as the I/G bit and indicates whether the destination address is an individual address or a group address.

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Englisch: destination service access point - DSAP
Updated at: 24.11.2011
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