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A quintuple refers to a collection of five values that comprise a connection, namely the source IP address, source port, destination IP address, destination port, and transport layer protocol.
For example:, 10000, TCP,, 80 constitute a Quintuple. In this case, this refers to a terminal with an IP address of and port 10000 that is connecting with a terminal with the IP address of and port 80 using the TCP protocol.