PPP General Control Protocol Frame Format and Option Format
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Summary of PPP Control Message Formatting
Well now My intention in this topic was to show you the general format used for the different control protocols since they are so similar and I don't have the time or space to describe each protocol's frames individually. I concede that this may have ended up being more confusing than enlightening, since it may be difficult to see how PPP moves from the general to the specific in its formatting. If it will help, here's a quick summary:
To help make this more clear, the next two topics provide more specific examples of frame formats for LCP and the authentication protocols.
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