Name the seven layers of the OSI Model and describe them briefly

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Name the seven layers of the OSI Model and describe them briefly

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  • Physical Layer - covers the physical interface between devices and the rules by which bits are passed from one to another.
  • Data Link Layer - attempts o make the physical link reliable and provides the means to activate, maintain, and deactivate the link.
  • Network Layer - provides for the transfer of information between end systems across some sort communications network.
  • Transport Layer - provides a mechanism for the exchange of data between end system.
  • Session Layer - provides the mechanism for controlling the dialogue between applications in end systems.
  • Presentation Layer - defines the format of the data to be exchanged between applications and offers application programs a set of data transformation services.
  • Application Layer - provides a means for application programs to access the OSI environment.

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