TCP 3 Way Handshake Explained (Wireshark Example)

tcp 3 way handshake

The TCP protocol is an important protocol for everyday communication over the Internet. As a connection-oriented means of communication, the TCP protocol relies on the formation of a reliable connection before transmitting any data. The TCP protocol initiates that connection through the use of a three-way digital handshake. The three-way handshake is also known as a TCP-handshake. The handshake is utilized as a mechanism to allow for two different devices to negotiate information before transmitting data. An example of this handshake at work would be someone searching for information using a web browser on a host device.       …

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