How User Datagram Protocol (UDP) Works?

UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol. When a computer send out a data packet to destination computer, it will issue a UDP packet that contain both the port number of sending computer and destination computer. In the next five days, let’s see how UDP works.

  • UDP (Part 5) - How UDP Works
    September 17, 2011

    Now we have some basic concept of both IP Address and Port number, let's discuss the UDP in a simple approach.What is UDP?When a computer send out a data packet to the destination computer, it will is...

  • UDP (Part 4) - Some Well Known Computer Port Number
    September 16, 2011

    The following are the most well known computer ports that you should met before: Important Concept:The ports list above are the default setting. For example, HTTP servers are running in port 80 by def...

  • UDP (Part 3) - Computer Port Number
    September 15, 2011

    We already learned that it required both IP Addresses and Port Numbers in order that two computers could communicated with each others. Let's see how port numbers are assigned to a computer.There are ...

  • UDP (Part 2) - How Data Packet Send to Correct Application
    September 14, 2011

    As we know that a port is the "communication point" of a computer. There are many applications, each occupying a specific port, running in a computer. Here's come a question. How data packet send fr...

  • UDP (Part 1) - What is computer port
    September 13, 2011

    UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol.When a computer send out a data packet to destination computer, it will issue a UDP packet that contain both the port number of sending computer and destination c...