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What is piggy backing?

Asked by: kumar_pankaj | Member Since Apr-2006 | Asked on: Apr 26th, 2006

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Kaushal Patel

Answered On : Apr 30th, 2006

Piggybacking is gaining access to restricted communication channel by using session that another user has already established. Piggybacking can be defeated by logging off before leaving a workstation or terminal or by initiating a protected mode, such as via a screensaver, that requires re-authentication before access can be resumed.

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Answered On : May 29th, 2006

In this context,it simply sending the data with acknowledgement or something like sequence no. , so both the things are encapsulated to form a packet and it s sent to the destination

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The technique of temporary delaying outgoing acknowledgements so that they can be hooked onto next outgoing data frame is known as Piggybacking.(done to use bandwidth effectively)

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Answered On : May 16th, 2009

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If two stations exchange data, each needs to maintain two windows, one for transmit and one for receive, and each side needs to send the data and acknowledgments to the other. To provide efficient support of this requirement, a feature known as piggybacking.Data and acknowledgment are sent in the same frame is called piggybacking.

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Data and Acknowledgement are sent in a single frame is called PIGGY BACKING

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