link control protocol
- noun a protocol used to create a link between two computers to allow information to be transferred. LCP provides similar functions to the PPP protocol but includes better security and authentication.
- noun rules defining the transmission of data over a channel.
- (written as Link Control Protocol)A protocol utilized to ascertain whether a communications link is acceptable. It does so by verifying factors such as packet size limits, authentication of peers, and proper encapsulation. Its abbreviation is LCP.
- acronymLCP (written as Link Control Protocol)