Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Query regarding pdus
From: Andrew Schweitzer <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 12:41:10 -0500
prashanth joshi wrote:

Hi ,
I wanted to know what exactly is a PDU. Where is the length of the pdu defined in the PDU.
I believe a PDU is a "Protocol Data Unit". I believe it is the 
application layer packet that has been wrapped into TCP or UDP, or the 
"payload" of TCP or UDP. It's length is specified by whatever protocol 
is used to fill that payload, so it varies from protocol to protocol.
Regards,
Prashanth.

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