Question:-
One of the header fields in an IP datagram is the Time to Live (TTL) field.
Which of the following statements best explains the need for this field?
Option (A)
It can be used to prioritize packets
Option (B)
It can be used to reduce delays
Option(C)
It can be used to optimize throughput
Option(D)
It can be used to prevent packet looping
Correct Option:
(D)
Question Solution:
Whenever Time to live field reaches ‘0’ we discard the packet, so that we can prevent it from looping
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