# P2P Network

Dash P2P Network Overview

This section describes the Dash P2P network protocol (but it is not a specification). It does not describe the BIP70 payment protocolBIP70 payment protocol - The protocol defined in BIP70 (and other BIPs) which lets spenders get signed payment details from receivers., the GetBlockTemplate mining protocol, or any network protocol never implemented in an official version of Dash Core.

All peer-to-peer communication occurs entirely over TCP.

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Note: unless their description says otherwise, all multi-byte integers mentioned in this section are transmitted in little-endian order.