LKBEN10834: What is ICMP?


You need to know what is ICMP


You want to know what ICMP stands for.


ICMP stands for Internet Message Protocol.

ICMP is mainly used by network operation systems to send error messages. Typical error messages include that a requested service is not available or that a host or router could not be reached.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment: