Serial Line Internet Protocol

Related Overviews


'Serial Line Internet Protocol' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Computing


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A protocol which enables the use of TCP-IP over a simple serial line, for example a phone line. It is a very simple protocol which suffers from a number of drawbacks: for example, it does not provide for authentication, it does not carry out any error detection, and it is not an approved Internet standard, so that there are many incompatible versions in existence. See also Point-to-Point Protocol.

Subjects: Computing.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.