Novell NetWare is one of the most popular network operating systems for PC LANs and provides file and print server facilities. Its default network protocol is normally SPX/IPX. This can also be used with Windows NT to communicate with other Windows NT nodes and with NetWare networks. The Internet Packet Exchange (IPX) protocol is a network layer protocol for transportation of data between computers on a NetWare network. IPX is very fast and has a small connectionless datagram protocol. The Sequenced Packet Interchange (SPX) provides a communications protocol which supervises the transmission of the packet and ensures its successful delivery.


Frame Type Network Interface Card Virtual Circuit Packet Format Interface Adapter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Buchanan
    • 1
  1. 1.Napier UniversityScotland

Personalised recommendations