What is SLIP ?

 SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol ):

  • The Serial Line Internet Protocol (also SLIP) is an encapsulation of the Internet Protocol designed to work over serial ports and modem connections.
  • SLIP is a TCP/IP protocol used for communication between two machines that are previously configured for communication with each other.
  • For example, your Internet server provider may provide you with a SLIP connection so that the provider’s server can respond to your requests, pass them on to the Internet, and forward your requested Internet responses back to you.

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