A layered set of protocols which work together to provide a set of network functions. Each intermediate protocol layer uses the layer below it to provide a service to the layer above.The OSI seven layer model is an attempt to provide a standard framework within which to describe protocol stacks.
Last updated: 1997-12-07
Protocol Data Unit ♦ protocol layer ♦ protocol stack ♦ protoduction ♦ PROTON
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