Glossary

Tunnelling
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Tunnelling

The generic telecommunication meaning of the term tunnelling is to carry a PDU (Protocol Data Unit) inside a protocol of the same type. An example is IP (Internet Protocol) tunnelling, in which IP is carried inside IP. It is also used to describe the creation of an encrypted/secured link over a public network.


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