Short for Internetwork Packet Exchange,
a networking protocol
used by the Novell NetWare
operating systems. Like UDP/IP
, IPX is a datagram protocol used for connectionless
communications. Higher-level protocols, such as SPX and NCP, are used for additional error recovery services.
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