7 - CoSc6302-Transport Layer.pdf - 7 The Transport Layer 7.1 Introduction The transport layer provides reliable data transfer from the source to the

7 - CoSc6302-Transport Layer.pdf - 7 The Transport Layer...

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7. The Transport Layer
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2 7.1 Introduction The transport layer provides reliable data transfer from the source to the destination on top of an unreliable network; process-to-process delivery The transport layer code runs on the users’ machines; the network layer mostly runs on the routers (operated by a carrier for a WAN) and the adequacy of the service can not be guaranteed Position of the transport layer
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