Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

NCP may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for network control protocol, an NCP enables communication of protocols on PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol).

2. With a Novell network, NCP is short for NetWare Core Protocol and is a file sharing protocol between client and server. Used with NetWare over a LAN (Local Area Network), NetWare Core Protocol handles many requests, including those sent to the file and printing systems.

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