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basic transmission unit (BTU)

The term BasicTransmissionUnit (BTU) used in the SNA architecture means the block sum of one or more Path Information Units ( PIU) with the same destination address. Multiple PIUs can have a single destination address and be combined in a data packet, even if they are not part of the same message.

Englisch: basic transmission unit - BTU
Updated at: 04.05.2008
#Words: 50
Links: systems network architecture (IBM) (SNA), architecture, block, path information unit (SNA) (PIU), address (A)
Translations: DE

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