Week 2 Checkpoint- Appendix C

Week 2 Checkpoint- Appendix C - Axia College Material...

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Axia College Material Appendix C OSI Model Key Terms Table Use the table to define the key terms related to the OSI Model. Describe the functions of any hardware connectivity devices and tools listed. Term Definition Function (if applicable) Physical layer The physical layer transmits the raw, unstructured data stream over a given media such as a cable, Network Cards, and devices that make up the network. Data link layer The data link layer is responsible for data framing, error control and physical addressing. Network layer The network layer is responsible for routing, logical addressing, and delivery of packets across network. Transport layer The transport layer is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages. Session layer This layer establishes, manages and terminates connections between applications. Presentation layer The presentation layer is responsible for data encryption and decryption, data compression and decompression, and data translation that will be used to exchange data between two computers. Application layer
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UOP uop taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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