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property TTL: integer;


TTL stands for Time To Live. When a packet is sent over some internet connection each server which forwards this packet decreases this TTL value by one and if it reaches zero the packet is discarded. This mechanism is used to prevent packets from traveling indefinitely without ever reaching their destination. The higher the TTL value the longer the packet can travel.


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