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SCTP endpoint

The term used in RFC2960 to describe the logical sender or receiver of SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) packets. An SCTP endpoint is represented to its peers as a combination of a set of eligible destination transport addresses to which SCTP packets can be sent and a set of eligible source transport addresses from which SCTP packets can be received. A transport address used by an SCTP endpoint is unique to an SCTP endpoint.

Also see "The OSI Reference Model - Understanding Layers"  in the Did You Know...? section of Webopedia.







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