What is piggy backing?

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Kaushal Patel

  • 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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  • 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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  • May 16th, 2009

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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  • May 19th, 2016

Piggybacking is a bi-directional data transmission technique in the network layer (OSI model). It makes the most of the sent data frames from receiver to emitter, adding the confirmation that the data frame sent by the sender was received successfully (acknowledgement).

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