I have a confusion about where the data packet goes if its not sent to any computer on the network.Is is sent back or is it absorbed by the terminator?
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Sounds like something a professor/teacher would ask... Tell him/her it doesn't matter as long as they do not gather in your network! (just joking)
IPv4 calls it TTL, or Time To Live... but that is a bit a misnomer since it is not actually counting time, but hops. IPv6 …
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