|Definition||:||Virtual Path Identifier|
|Category||:||Computing » Networking|
What does VPI mean?
Virtual Path Identifier (VPI) refers to an 8-bit (user-to-network cells) or 12-bit (network-network cells) field within the header of an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) cell. The VPI, together with the Virtual Channel Identifier (VCI) is used to identify the next destination of a cell as iteries of ATM switches on its way to its destination.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is the full form of VPI?
The full form of VPI is Virtual Path Identifier