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Unformatted text preview: The physical layer is the physical connection type being used, such as cables, NIC cards, hubs. The data link layer handles the transfer of data over the network through the physical layer. The network layer provides the means of transportation for the data link layer. The transport layer transports data over the network through the network layer. The session layer establishes a connection between 2 computers to receive data from the transport layer. The presentation layer converts the data into that is received from the session layer into forms that applications can accept. The application layer receives the converted data from the presentation layer and displays it for the end user to read....
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- Summer '11