Lcp meaning

(Link Control Protocol) See PPP.
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Referring to a protocol responsible for negotiating Link Layer (Layer 2) details. The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), for example, is based on a Link Control Protocol and a Network Control Protocol (NCP).The LCP is responsible for setting up a link between two computers over a circuit-switched telephone connection, and for resolving any issues of authentication.The NCP negotiates any parameters specific to the Network Layer. See also authentication, Data Link Layer, IP, link, NCP, Network Layer, PPP, and protocol.
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