Why are Network Control Protocols used in PPP?

IT Questions BankCategory: CCNA 4 v4.0 EWANWhy are Network Control Protocols used in PPP?

Why are Network Control Protocols used in PPP?

  • To establish and terminate data links
  • To provide authentication capabilities to PPP
  • To manage network congestion and to allow quality testing of the link
  • To allow multiple Layer 3 protocols to operate over the same physical link

Explanation: PPP uses the Network Control Protocol (NCP) process to negotiate the Layer 3 protocols to operate over the link. IPCP is an example of an NCP for IP.

Exam with this question: EWAN v4 Chapter 2 Check Your Understanding: PPP
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